Akashic Books

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Genres Published: 
Autobiography/Memoir, LGBTQ Voices, Literary Fiction, Political, Pop Culture
Representative Authors: 
Bernice L. McFadden, Nina Revoyr, Joe Meno, Nelson George, Adam Mansbach, Elizabeth Nunez, Arthur Nersesian.
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 

Editorial Focus

Akashic Books is a Brooklyn-based independent company dedicated to publishing urban literary fiction 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
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Last updated: Feb 17, 2017