Watch famed author, actor, and director Melvin Van Peebles’s official welcome video inaugurating the brand-new Akashic website.
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!
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!