To celebrate the release of Go de Rass to Sleep, the new Jamaican patois translation of the bestselling Go the F*** to Sleep, Johnny Temple spoke with author Adam Mansbach and translator Kellie Magnus about translation, Jamaican culture, censorship, and more.
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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 Elizabeth Nunez’s memoir, Not for Everyday Use, Johnny Temple spoke with Elizabeth Nunez (author of eight novels, including Boundaries and Anna In-Between) and Tayari Jones (author of Silver Sparrow, The Untelling, and Leaving Atlanta) about teaching, writing, family, memory, and more.
Akashic remembers Maggie Estep, who passed away on February 12, 2014.
Publisher Johnny Temple pays tribute to Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones), who passed away on January 9, 2014.
The New York Times has named USA Noir (edited by Johnny Temple) an Editors’ Choice pick and given the anthology a stellar review!
To celebrate the November publication of USA Noir, we asked contributor Maggie Estep to write about her experience with this Best of the Akashic Noir Series anthology.
To celebrate the publication of USA Noir, we’ve reproduced Akashic publisher and USA Noir editor Johnny Temple’s introduction to the volume.