Akashic Books

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Genres Published: 
Autobiography/Memoir, LGBTQ Voices, Literary Fiction, Political, Pop Culture, Short Fiction, Speculative Fiction
Representative Authors: 
Bernice L. McFadden, Nina Revoyr, Joe Meno, Nelson George, Adam Mansbach, Elizabeth Nunez, Arthur Nersesian
Book Types: 
Novella, Short story collections, Essay collections, Novel, Memoir
Paperback, Hardcover, E-book
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Temporarily closed to submissions
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Titles per Year: 
Greater than 20
Consortium Book Sales & Distribution, Ingram

Editorial Focus

Akashic Books is a Brooklyn-based independent company dedicated to publishing literary fiction, crime fiction, music/pop culture books, and political nonfiction by authors who are either ignored by the mainstream, or who have no interest in working within the ever-consolidating ranks of the major corporate publishers.

Contact Information

Johanna Ingalls, Managing Editor
232 Third Street
Suite A115
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Contact E-mail: 
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Last updated: Feb 20, 2024