Caribbean Feminisms

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In this video, Kaiama L. Glover, associate professor at Barnard College, discusses Caribbean Feminisms on the Page, an event series featuring conversations with writers from the Caribbean. Glover’s translation from the French of René Depestre’s novel Hadriana in All My Dreams (Akashic Books, 2017) is featured in Page One in the May/June issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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The Heroin Chronicles

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The third installment of Akashic's Drug Chronicles series, The Heroin Chronicles, edited by Jerry Stahl, includes stories by Eric Bogosian, Lydia Lunch, Nathan Larson, Ava Stander, and many others. In this video from Open Road Media, Stahl talks about William Burroughs, the difference between an alcoholic and a junkie, and how he selected the pieces for the anthology.

Go the F**k to Sleep

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Akashic Books publisher Johnny Temple, author Adam Mansbach, and illustrator Ricardo Cortés talk about the genesis of the best-selling book Go the F**k to Sleep in this video from Open Road Integrated Media. For more of the inside story, including the long-term impact of such success on Akashic, read "Glass-Slipper Economics: Cinderella Stories in Indie Publishing" in the current issue.   

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