Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Upcoming Events

VIRTUAL EVENT: Morowa Yejidé – The F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival

Please note: all our virtual events are listed in Eastern time. The F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference, Inc. and The Writer’s Center present a virtual reading in tribute to John Edgar Wideman, addressing the Festival’s theme of “Are All Stories True?” Featuring poet E. Ethelbert Miller, nonfiction writer and novelist Kyoko Mori, and novelist Morowa Yejidé, with […]

Danny Goldberg – POWERHOUSE @ the Archway (Brooklyn, NY)

In-person launch event for Bloody Crossroads 2020: Art, Entertainment, and Resistance to Trump. Danny Goldberg will appear in conversation with Mark Jacobson. This event is free to attend but RSVP is required, and RSVP does not guarantee entry. For full information or to reserve your spot, please visit the powerHOUSE website.

VIRTUAL EVENT: Ziggy Marley, Orly Marley – Book Passage (Corte Madera, CA)

Please note our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET). Join Ziggy and Orly Marley for a virtual event celebrating the release of their new children’s picture book, Little John Crow. This virtual event will be hosted by Book Passage, and pre-registration is not required to attend. This event begins at 10:00 am Pacific […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Danny Goldberg – Book Soup (West Hollywood, CA)

Please note: all our virtual events are listed in Eastern time. Danny Goldberg discusses his new book Bloody Crossroads 2020: Art, Entertainment, and Resistance to Trump with Michael Des Barres in a virtual event hosted by Book Soup. This event will be hosted on Crowdcast, is free to attend (but registration is required); please visit […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Courttia Newland – WORD Bookstore (Brooklyn, NY)

Please note: all our virtual events are listed in Eastern time. Join us for an afternoon rich with afro-futurism as featured authors Courttia Newland and Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu discuss their newest creations, Cosmogramma and The Theory of Flight, in a conversation moderated by Africa Is a Country‘s Sean Jacobs. Access to this event requires a […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Ziggy Marley, Orly Marley, and Gordon Rowe – Greenlight Bookstore (Brooklyn, NY)

Please note: all our virtual events are listed in Eastern time. Ziggy Marley, Orly Marley, and illustrator Gordon Rowe present and discuss their new children’s picture book Little John Crow in a virtual event will be hosted by Greenlight Bookstore. Full details, including registration link, TBA.