Akashic remembers Albert “Prodigy” Johnson, who passed away on June 20, 2017.
Tag: Johnny Temple
Festival de la Palabra and the Loisaida Center present: San Juan Noir —A Reading and Book Signing Celebration.
Thank you, Village Voice, for naming Akashic Books the Best Indie Publisher for 2016!
Nina Solomon based much of The Love Book off of the principles of Katherine Woodward Thomas’s Calling in “The One:” 7 Weeks to Attract the Love of Your Life. Johnny Temple recently spoke with both authors about love, soul mates, and the power of self-reflection. Click to read the full interview.
Did you catch Akashic publisher Johnny Temple and Akashic authors Albert “Prodigy” Johnson and K’wan on NPR’s Weekend Edition? Click to learn all about how Infamous Books is reverse gentrifying literature.
To celebrate the release of Go de Rass to Sleep, the new Jamaican patois translation of the bestselling Go the F*** to Sleep, Johnny Temple spoke with author Adam Mansbach and translator Kellie Magnus about translation, Jamaican culture, censorship, and more.
On April 9, 2014, Akashic founder and publisher Johnny Temple visited BK Live to help launch their “Caribbean in Brooklyn” segment with host Manolia Charlton! [Video]
To celebrate the release of Elizabeth Nunez’s memoir, Not for Everyday Use, Johnny Temple spoke with Elizabeth Nunez (author of eight novels, including Boundaries and Anna In-Between) and Tayari Jones (author of Silver Sparrow, The Untelling, and Leaving Atlanta) about teaching, writing, family, memory, and more.