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Akashic Authors Nominated for Lambda Literary Awards!

We are thrilled that two of our debut titles from 2017 are finalists for the Lambda Literary Awards! Patricia A. Smith’s The Year of Needy Girls on our Kaylie Jones Books imprint has been named a finalist in the category of Lesbian Fiction, and Rivers Solomon’s An Unkindness of Ghosts is a finalist in LGBTQ SF/F/Horror. Congratulations […]

Spotlight on Outsports

To celebrate the release of Fair Play: How LGBT Athletes Are Claiming Their Rightful Place in Sports, we’re pleased to share a spotlight on Outsports, cofounded by author Cyd Zeigler.

Cyd Zeigler: On Writing Fair Play

To celebrate the release of Fair Play: How LGBT Athletes Are Claiming Their Rightful Place in Sports — the latest from our Edge of Sports imprint — we’re pleased to feature a statement from author Cyd Zeigler on overcoming the homophobia present in sports today.

Thomas Glave: On the US Supreme Court’s DOMA Ruling

For today’s Akashic Insider, we asked Thomas Glave—author of the newly-released Among the Bloodpeople: Politics and Flesh—to write about the Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).


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