To celebrate the release of Simon’s Cat vs. the World and Simon Tofield’s US Tour (going on now!), we’ve asked Simon Tofield, creator of Simon’s Cat, to tell us about his real-life sources of inspiration: his pawsitively purrfect felines!
Category: Akashic in Good Company
Welcome to Akashic in Good Company, a regular feature where Akashic spotlights the remarkable people and places in today’s publishing industry. This is where you’ll find managing editor Johanna Ingalls’s in-depth profiles of literary agents, bookstore owners, publishers, and many others; our Indie Bookstore Spotlight and photo tours; reviews of works from other small publishers; and additional posts highlighting our colleagues in other corners of the publishing world.
Read about The Cat Network in Miami-Dade, a volunteer organization dedicated to curbing feline overpopulation through education and community outreach!
Akashic intern Alia Maria Almedia reviews Selected Tales of the Brothers Grimm translated from the German by Peter Wortsman (Archipelago Books).
Simon Tofield, creator of Simon’s Cat, is coming to the US! Simon will visit Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Miami, Washington DC, New York City & New Jersey!
Akashic intern Lisa Martens reviews The Dead Run by Adam Mansbach (Harper Voyager).
Simon’s Cat in Good Company: Melville, Battlefields & Beyond Military History Book Shoppe (Pennsylvania)
To celebrate the release of Simon’s Cat vs. the World, Akashic is featuring some of our favorite bookstore and library cats. Today, meet Melville, Arm & Hammer’s October Pet of the Month and local celebricat from the Battlefields & Beyond Military History Book Shoppe in Gettysburg, PA!
Johnny Temple interviews Brenda Greene, Executive Director of the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York
Johnny Temple interviews Dr. Brenda M. Greene, professor of English and Executive Director of the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York.
To celebrate the release of Simon’s Cat vs. the World, Akashic is featuring some of our favorite bookstore and library cats. Today, meet Andrew Carnegie Jr., former reference librarian at the Jackson District Library in Michigan!
Featured: Black Interest
- Becoming Abigail
- Not for Everyday Use
- Bronx Biannual Issue No. 2: The Literary Journal of Urbane Urban Literature
- Iron Balloons: Hit Fiction From Jamaica’s Calabash Writer’s Workshop
- Tales of the Out & the Gone
- Around Harvard Square
- Revolutionary Threads: Rastafari, Social Justice, and Cooperative Economics
- Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman I Pretended to Be
- The Lost Treasures of R&B: A D Hunter Mystery
- Nairobi Noir (Kenya)
- An Unkindness of Ghosts