Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Upcoming Events

VIRTUAL EVENT: Johanny Vázquez Paz, Rigoberto González – American Writers Museum (Chicago, IL)

PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).  Acclaimed writers Rigoberto González and Johanny Vázquez Paz read their work and discuss poetry and belonging in this installment of the Jean M. and John W. Rowe Program Series. González, the award-winning fiction, nonfiction, poetry and bilingual children’s book author, called Vázquez Paz’s collection I Offer My […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Sugar Rodgers, CJ Farley – Greenlight Bookstore (Brooklyn, NY)

PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET). Sugar Rodgers presents her memoir, They Better Call Me Sugar, in conversation with CJ Farley, author of Game World and Around Harvard Square. Full details TBA; please visit Greenlight Bookstore to learn more.

VIRTUAL EVENT: Sugar Rodgers, Etan Thomas – Politics & Prose

PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET). Sugar Rodgers presents her memoir, They Better Call Me Sugar, in conversation with Etan Thomas, former NBA player and author of We Matter: Athletes and Activism. This event will be held over Zoom; please reserve your space via Eventbrite to access the Zoom […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Morowa Yejidé – Lost City Books (Washington, DC)

PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET). Morowa Yejidé presents her new novel, Creatures of Passage, in conversation with Amma Addo, hosted by Lost City Books. This event will be broadcast via Facebook Live; registration is requested but not required. Please visit the event page on Eventbrite to learn […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Morowa Yejidé – Gaithersburg Book Festival (Gaithersburg, MD)

PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).  Panel: “Dark Fantasy”: P. Djèlí Clark (A Master of Djinn) and Morowa Yejidé (Creatures of Passage), moderated by Torie Clarke. From 1912 Cairo to modern-day Anacostia, magic, mythology and fantasy overlay the real world. Whether an Agent for the Ministry of Alchemy, […]