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.
Learn more about New Orleans Noir: The Classics editor Julie Smith’s ebook publishing company, booksBnimble.
To celebrate the release of The System of Dante’s Hell — the long-awaited reissue of Amiri Baraka’s remarkable 1965 novel, featuring a new introduction by Woodie King Jr. — we’re pleased to feature a spotlight on Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre.
To celebrate the release of Simon’s Cat Off to the Vet . . . and Other Cat-astrophes, Akashic is featuring some of our favorite bookstore and library cats. Today, meet a cuddly clowder from Wild Rumpus in Minneapolis, MN: rini Lopez, Booker T, and Walter Dean.
To celebrate the release of Lost Canyon, we’re pleased to bring you a spotlight on Children’s Institute, Inc., a nonprofit organization for which author Nina Revoyr serves as executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Learn more about CLMP, cosponsors of The Literary Mews: Discussing Diaspora.
To celebrate the release of The Half That’s Never Been Told — a new memoir by iconic reggae producer Doctor Dread — we’re pleased to bring you a spotlight on Doctor Dread’s Famous Jamaican Jerk Products.
On Friday, February 13, the NYU Creative Writing Program will feature Akashic authors Nelson George (The Lost Treasures of R&B), Bernice L. McFadden (Loving Donovan), and Arthur Nersesian (The Fuck-Up) as part of their Reading Series. Today, Akashic is thrilled to spotlight the NYU Creative Writing program.
Featured: Music/Popular Culture/Art
- Of Mule and Man
- The Half That’s Never Been Told: The Real-Life Reggae Adventures of Doctor Dread
- Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock ‘n’ Roll Group
- The Failure
- I Love You Too
- Primus, Over the Electric Grapevine: Insight into Primus and the World of Les Claypool
- Sale Amiri Baraka 3-for-1 Sale!
- The Jesus Lizard Book
- Jerusalem Calling
- Simon’s Cat in Kitten Chaos
- Go the Fuck to Sleep