The International Swimming Hall of Fame presented their 2018 Specialty Awards this month: Anthony Ervin and Constantine Markides received the Buck Dawson Author Award for their co-written memoir of Ervin’s Olympic career, Chasing Water: Elegy of An Olympian. Congratulations to both!
Category: Akashic Insider
We are thrilled that two of our debut titles from 2017 are finalists for the Lambda Literary Awards! Patricia A. Smith’s The Year of Needy Girls on our Kaylie Jones Books imprint has been named a finalist in the category of Lesbian Fiction, and Rivers Solomon’s An Unkindness of Ghosts is a finalist in LGBTQ SF/F/Horror. Congratulations […]
Congratulations to Tayari Jones, editor of ATLANTA NOIR whose latest novel is an Oprah Book Club pick!
The entire Noir Series backlist is on sale wherever e-books are sold for just $2.99 a title through December 31, 2017!
Congratulations to Peter Kimani, whose novel Dance of the Jakaranda is a New York Times Notable Book of 2017!
Have you ever wondered how the intricate figures and scenes from What Is Punk? and What Is Hip-Hop? are created?
Listen to an interview on KUT with Unsportsmanlike Conduct‘s Jessica Luther, one year about the publication of this acclaimed, hard-hitting exposé.
From funk to R&B to rap, Nelson George has created a dynamic playlist in To Funk and Die in LA, the fourth book in his D Hunter crime fiction series.
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