To celebrate the release of The Shark Curtain — a powerful and unique look into a young creative mind by debut novelist Chris Scofield and the latest release from Akashic’s Black Sheep imprint for young readers — we’re very pleased to bring you a guest post by Carrie Howland, literary agent at Donadio & Olson, on what makes The Shark Curtain such a special book.
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To celebrate the release of our two new Black Sheep titles — Changers Book Two: Oryon by T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper and The Shark Curtain by Chris Scofield — we’re thrilled to present a guest post from Jason Reynolds, award-winning author of When I Was the Greatest and The Boy in the Black Suit, on the need for diversity in young people’s literature.
Akashic intern Maria Whelan reviews Eleven Days by Stav Sherez (Faber & Faber).
Akashic intern Alex Whelan reviews The Traymore Rooms by Norm Sibum (Biblioasis).
To celebrate the release of The Half That’s Never Been Told — a new memoir by iconic reggae producer Doctor Dread — we’re pleased to bring you a spotlight on Doctor Dread’s Famous Jamaican Jerk Products.
To celebrate the release of The Lost Treasures of R&B — the latest in Nelson George’s acclaimed D Hunter mystery series — we’re pleased to bring you a spotlight on AFROPUNK, a cultural movement celebrating alternative black culture.
On Friday, February 13, the NYU Creative Writing Program will feature Akashic authors Nelson George (The Lost Treasures of R&B), Bernice L. McFadden (Loving Donovan), and Arthur Nersesian (The Fuck-Up) as part of their Reading Series. Today, Akashic is thrilled to spotlight the NYU Creative Writing program.
Featured: Black Interest
- The Lost Treasures of R&B: A D Hunter Mystery
- The Sexy Part of the Bible
- Pepperpot: Best New Stories from the Caribbean
- Gathering of Waters
- Bandits & Bibles: Convict Literature in Nineteenth-Century America
- The Family Mansion
- Home Girl
- Sale The Bernice L. McFadden Collection
- Bronx Biannual: The Literary Journal of Urbane Urban Literature
- Move the Crowd
- Abstraktion und Einfühlung