Photos from Hard Art, DC 1979‘s DC launch event at Politics and Prose!
This month, we’ve released three spectacular novels—Every Boy Should Have a Man by Preston L. Allen, The Family Mansion by Anthony C. Winkler, and the second novel in our Open Lens imprint: The Roving Tree, by Elsie Augustave. We’ve excerpted all three books in our free May Digit, available available in mobi (for kindle) and epub formats.
Books & Books, a wonderful independent bookstore in Florida, receives praise in a letter to the editor in the Miami Herald!
Watch Marva Allen talk about Makeda and The Roving Tree on Arise News!
Office Girl by Joe Meno has been selected by The Believer‘s readers as a favorite fiction release of 2012!
The 2013 Edgar Awards Banquet, held May 2nd, will honor Akashic publisher Johnny Temple and Staten Island Noir editor Patricia Smith.
This week Akashic in Good Company is delighted to feature a virtual tour of one of our favorite indie bookstores, Stories! (Echo Park, CA)
Claire Kirch at Publishers Weekly has written an article that features Akashic’s new Black Sheep YA imprint. From the article: “Emphasizing that Black Sheep titles will respect the conventions in YA literature—there not be excessive sex, profanity, or violence—and that they will appeal to ‘reluctant readers’ as well as to readers looking for books that […]
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