Watch famed author, actor, and director Melvin Van Peebles’s official welcome video inaugurating the brand-new Akashic website.
Mystery Writers of America has awarded Akashic Books the 2013 Ellery Queen Award; Patricia Smith, editor of Staten Island Noir, has won the Robert L. Fish Memorial Award!
Our favorite online feline has arrived in physical form at last: the first boxes of Simon’s Cat in Kitten Chaos are here!
It is with great pleasure and a little bit of relief that I welcome you to our new website . . .
Bernice L. McFadden and Courttia Newland appear in conversation together across the Mid-Atlantic. A celebrated author in England, this is Newland’s first-ever US book tour!
Featured: Black Interest
- Every Boy Should Have a Man
- The Baker’s Son: My Life in Business
- Black Lotus 2: The Vow
- Bronx Biannual: The Literary Journal of Urbane Urban Literature
- Prospero’s Daughter
- Music Is in Everything
- HNIC (limited edition signed package)
- Black History Digit
- The Girl with the Golden Shoes
- Among the Bloodpeople: Politics & Flesh
- Trinidad Noir
- Bernice L. McFadden Digit