Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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C.J. Farley – Gaithersburg Book Festival (Gaithersburg, MD)

C.J. Farley presents Zero O’Clock in a panel at the Gaithersburg Book Festival featuring Farley, Natasha Friend, Kimberly Jones, Gilly Segal, and moderated by Alexis Gerard. As part of the Gaithersburg Book Festival, this in-person event is FREE to attend and open to the public, and will be held at the Ogden Nash Pavilion. Further information can […]

C.J. Farley – Dallas Literary Festival (Dallas, TX)

Panel: “Imagining Worlds in YA Fiction” featuring C.J. Farley (Zero O’Clock and Around Harvard Square), Lori Stephens (Blue Running and Novalee and the Spider Secret), Samantha Mabry (Tigers, Not Daughters), Amanda Arista (The Truth About Night and Diaries of an Urban Panther), Lyla Lee (I’ll Be the One) in conversation moderated by author Susan Norman. […]

C.J. Farley – Brooklyn Book Festival (Brooklyn, NY)

Panel: “Inspired by a True Story” Everyday lives and experiences feed into the creative force behind these powerful books, from exploring the Latinx diaspora through fifteen different voices and the trials and triumphs of growing up Black and queer, to the life of a Jamaican-American teen on the cusp adulthood, a worldwide pandemic, and a […]

C.J. Farley – Andersons Larchmont (Larchmont, NY)

Join C.J. Farley and other local authors for an in-person celebration of Adersons Larchmont’s 75th Anniversary, and the launch of Farley’s newest YA novel Zero O’Clock! Full details TBA; please visit Andersons Larchmont’s website to learn more.

VIRTUAL EVENT: Alex Wheatle, C.J. Farley – Wild Rumpus

Alex Wheatle discusses Cane Warriors with fellow Akashic author C.J. Farley (Game World, Around Harvard Square). For more information and to register for the event Zoom, please visit the Wild Rumpus website. PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).

C.J. Farley — Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY

Fight Songs: Communities of SurvivalIn a fragmented society, what does it mean to survive? C.J. Farley (Around Harvard Square), Joshua Furst (Revolutionaries), and Madeline ffitch (Stay and Fight) explore the many ways in which society’s outcasts build community amongst themselves. From the exclusivity of Harvard, to the confines of sixties counterculture, to a barren Appalachian […]