To celebrate the release of The Shark Curtain — a powerful and unique look into a young creative mind by debut novelist Chris Scofield and the latest release from Akashic’s Black Sheep imprint for young readers — we’re very pleased to bring you a guest post by Carrie Howland, literary agent at Donadio & Olson, on what makes The Shark Curtain such a special book.
Tag: Young Adult
To celebrate the release of our two new Black Sheep titles — Changers Book Two: Oryon by T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper and The Shark Curtain by Chris Scofield — we’re thrilled to present a guest post from Jason Reynolds, award-winning author of When I Was the Greatest and The Boy in the Black Suit, on the need for diversity in young people’s literature.
Join us and our Akashic authors at the Brooklyn Book Festival!
In conjunction with the publication of Pills and Starships by Lydia Millet—the latest release from our Black Sheep imprint for Young Adults and Young Readers—we’ve created the Black Sheep Digit, comprising excerpts from Pills and Starships and our first two Black Sheep releases, Changers Book One: Drew by T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper and Game World by C. J. Farley.
Pills and Starships author Lydia Millet talked with NPR’s Scott Simon on Saturday to discuss her new book. Click for more!
Welcome to Akashic in Good Company! This week, take a walk through Addendum Books, the great new bookstore in St. Paul, MN with a young adult focus!
Featured: Music/Popular Culture/Art
- It’s Just a Plant
- What Is Punk?
- We Owe You Nothing, Punk Planet: The Collected Interviews Expanded Edition
- Ziggy Marley and Family Cookbook: Delicious Meals Made With Whole, Organic Ingredients from the Marley Kitchen (SIGNED COPY)
- Simon’s Cat in Kitten Chaos
- Confessions of a Ex-Doofus-ItchyFooted Mutha
- Jerusalem Calling
- The Worst Breakfast
- Playing President: My Close Encounters with Nixon, Carter, Bush I, Reagan, and Clinton–and How They Did Not Prepare Me for George W. Bush
- Dance of Days: Updated Edition
- Spoke: Images and Stories from the 1980s Washington, DC Punk Scene
- Hairstyles of the Damned