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Featured: Black Interest

Gathering of Waters

Following her best-selling, award-winning novel Glorious, McFadden produces a fantastical historical novel featuring the spirit of Emmett Till.

The Book of Harlan

During World War II, two African American musicians are captured by the Nazis in Paris and imprisoned at the Buchenwald concentration camp.

Home: Social Essays

A seminal Jones/Baraka literary land mine that launches AkashiClassics: Renegade Reprint Series.

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Upcoming Events

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett – Palm Springs Writers Guild (Palm Springs, CA)

12/4/21, 1:00pm

Presentation: “Polishing Your Short Story to A Publishable Shine” by guest speaker Barbara DeMarco-Barrett (editor of Palm Springs Noir). Masks and vaccination required to attend in-person, but all registrants will receive a video replay of this presentation. Books will be available for purchase. This event begins at 1:00 pm Pacific time and is hosted by […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Alejandro Pérez-Cortés – Third Place Books Lake Forest (Lake Forest Park, WA)

12/10/21, 9:00pm

Please note: all our virtual events are listed in Eastern time (ET). Alejandro Pérez-Cortes launches his new poetry collection Ima and Coli Are the Tree That Was Never a Seed / Ima y coli son el arbol que nunca fue semilla with special guests Claudia Castro Luna and Gerald Bigelow. This virtual event will be […]

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