Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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VIRTUAL EVENT: Curdella Forbes – Virginia Festival of the Book (Charlottesville, VA)

PLEASE NOTE: All our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET) unless otherwise indicated. Panel: “Accidental Gods: Mysticism & Faith in Literary Fiction” featuring Curdella Forbes (A Tall History of Sugar) and SJ Sindu (Blue-Skinned Gods). Curdella and SJ will discuss their latest novels, exploring ideas of face value and faith, love and relationships, […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Ziggy Marley – Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend (Brooklyn, NY)

Please note: our virtual events are listed in Eastern (ET) time. Ziggy Marley discusses his new picture books My Dog Romeo and Little John Crow in conversation with Lisa Lucas, Publisher of Pantheon & Schocken Books. This virtual event will be held as part of the Brooklyn Book Festival’s Bookend programming, with full details TBA.

K’wan – Brooklyn Book Festival (Brooklyn, NY)

This live, in-person Brooklyn Book Festival event will be hosted at St. Francis College (180 Remsen Street). Panel: “The Meaning of Home” Complex lives and motives are at the core of every home, and in this program, three authors discuss how families embody sacrifice, loss, and renewal. In K’wan’s The Reluctant King, the fun-loving protagonist […]