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Rivers Solomon’s An Unkindness of Ghosts featured in The Rumpus including an exclusive excerpt and an interview with Rivers!
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.
Featured: Black Interest
- So Much Things to Say: 100 Poets from the First Ten Years of the Calabash International Literary Festival
- Every Boy Should Have a Man
- Black Sheep Digit
- A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel)
- We Matter: Athletes and Activism
- John Crow’s Devil
- Black Music
- Changers Book Two: Oryon
- All or Nothing
- New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tano)
- Getting It Right
- Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story