To celebrate the release of New-Generation African Poets (Tatu), a new limited-edition chapbook box set, we’re pleased to feature the introduction from editors Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani.
To celebrate the release of Nine Coins/Nueve monedas —winner of the Paz Prize for Poetry, presented by the National Poetry Series; published in both English and Spanish — we’re pleased to feature a statement from author Carlos Pintado in both English and Spanish.
To celebrate the release of Coming Up Hot: Eight New Poets from the Caribbean, today we’re pleased to give you a look at the book’s preface, written by Kwame Dawes.
To celebrate the release of Eight New-Generation African Poets, a new limited-edition poetry box set, we’re pleased to feature the introduction from editors Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani.
To celebrate the release of Starve the Vulture — the latest release in Akashic’s Kaylie Jones Books imprint — we’re pleased to bring you a spotlight on author Jason Carney’s Young DFW Writers program written by Laura Roach.
To celebrate the release of Starve the Vulture — the latest release in Akashic’s Kaylie Jones Books imprint — J. Michael Lennon spoke with Jason Carney about his inspirations, writing a memoir, and the differences between poetry and prose.
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]
Every Friday, the Akashic team highlights industry news, reviews, and features from around the web. This week’s roundup comes to you from editorial assistant Susannah Lawrence. Around the Web Happy National Poetry Month! We’re loving the month-long Poetry Bomb from Tumblr and Abrams. Speaking of poetry, have you ever unwittingly created a poem while trying […]
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