Fred Armisen gives a tongue-and-check reading from Joe Meno’s Office Girl at Bluestockings.
Randall Robinson, the renowned author of Makeda, conducted a wide-ranging three-hour interview about his life’s work on C-SPAN2’s In Depth program over the weekend . . .
Chirs Abani’s breathtaking novella, Becoming Abigail, is a February selection of Amazon’s Kindle Monthly: 100 Books for $3.99 or less. From now until February 28, the kindle edition of Becoming Abigail is available for only $2.99. Abani’s novella is also featured in this month’s Akashic Digit: Digitial Excerpts from the Akashic Catalog.
Watch famed author, actor, and director Melvin Van Peebles’s official welcome video inaugurating the brand-new Akashic website.
It is with great pleasure and a little bit of relief that I welcome you to our new website . . .
Bernice L. McFadden and Courttia Newland appear in conversation together across the Mid-Atlantic. A celebrated author in England, this is Newland’s first-ever US book tour!
Mystery Writers of America has awarded Akashic Books the 2013 Ellery Queen Award; Patricia Smith, editor of Staten Island Noir, has won the Robert L. Fish Memorial Award!
Our favorite online feline has arrived in physical form at last: the first boxes of Simon’s Cat in Kitten Chaos are here!