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.
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.
Featured: Black Interest
- She’s Gone
- New Worlds, Old Ways: Speculative Tales from the Caribbean
- God Carlos
- Around Harvard Square
- Black Sheep Digit
- New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tano)
- New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Nane)
- So Many Islands: Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian, and Pacific Oceans
- A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel)
- Music Is in Everything