A huge congratulations to Bernice L. McFadden for winning the 2017 American Book Award for her latest novel The Book of Harlan! This is in addition to winning the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work (Fiction), and being named a Washington Post Notable Book of 2016.
Congratulations to Montague Kobbé on the world premiere of the onstage adaptation of his collection Tales of Bed Sheets and Departure Lounges!
Akashic remembers Albert “Prodigy” Johnson, who passed away on June 20, 2017.
Congratulations to Megan Abbott on her 2017 Anthony Awards Nomination for Best Novel (You Will Know Me) and Best Short Story (“Oxford Girl” featured in Mississippi Noir)!
Congratulations to Wolf Erlbruch on winning the 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award!
Find out if Bradley Spinelli is coming to a city near you.
Drifting author Katia D. Ulysse welcomes us to 2017 with a touching look back at who we lost in 2016, and a moving call to face the new year with love and thanks.
Congratulations to Bernice L. McFadden, winner of the 2017 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work (Fiction) for The Book of Harlan!
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