On April 9, 2014, Akashic founder and publisher Johnny Temple visited BK Live to help launch their “Caribbean in Brooklyn” segment with host Manolia Charlton! [Video]
To celebrate the release of Bernardine Evaristo’s Mr. Loverman, we’re very pleased to feature Chapter One in its entirety!
Congratulations to Robert Antoni, whose latest novel, As Flies to Whatless Boys, has been shortlisted for the 2014 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature!
The November 10, 2013 issue of the New York Times features five Akashic authors: Lucian Perkins, Bernice L. McFadden, Edwidge Danticat, Colin Channer, and Elizabeth Nunez!
The Caribbean is, above all, a sentiment, a rhythm, a way of life. In this respect, I grew up in a place that is both essentially Caribbean and, at the same time, desperately seeking to avoid its Caribbean nature . . .
To celebrate the release of The Family Mansion, Hirsh Sawhney asks Anthony C. Winkler about his writing process; what he thinks should be required reading for people interested in the Caribbean; and why writing screenplays is so different than writing a novel.