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Featured: Black Interest

Even in Paradise

A modern-day King Lear, a novel of greed, resentment, jealousy, betrayal, and romance set in Trinidad, Jamaica, and Barbados.

A Tall History of Sugar

A haunting, epic Caribbean love story, reminiscent of García Márquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera.

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Cake

The highly anticipated second title from Akashic’s groundbreaking street-lit imprint, The Armory, curated by author Kenji Jasper.

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Upcoming Events

Joshua Coombes – Boulder Book Store (Boulder, CO)

11/30/21, 6:30pm

Joshua Coombes will speak about and sign his new book, Do Something for Nothing: Seeing Beneath the Surface of Homelessness, Through the Simple Act of a Haircut, on Tuesday, November 30th at 6:30pm at Boulder Book Store. Tickets for this event are $5 (plus a small processing fee) and are available on Eventbrite HERE. This event will be held […]

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 […]

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