The 2013 Edgar Awards Banquet, held May 2nd, will honor Akashic publisher Johnny Temple and Staten Island Noir editor Patricia Smith.
This week Akashic in Good Company is delighted to feature a virtual tour of one of our favorite indie bookstores, Stories! (Echo Park, CA)
Claire Kirch at Publishers Weekly has written an article that features Akashic’s new Black Sheep YA imprint. From the article: “Emphasizing that Black Sheep titles will respect the conventions in YA literature—there not be excessive sex, profanity, or violence—and that they will appeal to ‘reluctant readers’ as well as to readers looking for books that […]
We are beyond delighted to announce the much-anticipated return of everyone’s favorite NYC noise rock band, Girls Against Boys!! Listen to “It’s a Diamond Life,” the new single from Girls Against Boys, free on Soundcloud! GVSB (which features Akashic publisher Johnny Temple on bass) kick off their summer 2013 tour tomorrow, May 2nd, at the […]
Apple’s iTunes store is featuring Edgar Award nominees at discounted prices for a limited time. This includes Akashic’s own Staten Island Noir, edited by Patricia Smith, which is being offered for only $2.99! Click here to take advantage of this special offer. Staten Island Noir completes the Noir Series tour of the world’s noirest city. […]
Ricardo Cortés (illustrator of Go the Fuck to Sleep and Seriously, Just Go to Sleep; author and illustrator of A Secret History of Coffee, Coca & Cola) and Simon Tofield (Simon’s Cat in Kitten Chaos) took a break from their events at the LA Times Festival of Books so we could snap this photo!
Today we’re featuring an excerpt from Preston L. Allen‘s forthcoming novel, Every Boy Should Have a Man. Every Boy Should Have a Man, which Kirkus Reviews hails as “a nimble fable whose bold narrative experiment is elevated by its near-biblical language and affectionate embrace of our inherent flaws,” tells the story of an earth in […]
Every Friday, the Akashic team highlights industry news, reviews, and features from around the web. This week’s roundup comes to you from Akashic publicist Kate Bogden and intern Deanna Hoffmann.