Akashic Books published Kaylie Jones’ fifth novel Speak Now in 2003. Later that year they reissued A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries, her third novel originally published in 1990 by Bantam Books, which was adapted as a Merchant Ivory film in 1998. She is the editor of Akashic’s Long Island Noir. Akashic is now the host publisher for Kaylie’s newest endeavor, Kaylie Jones Books, […]
From Here to Eternity, the musical will be coming soon to London. Sir Tim Rice (lyrics), Stuart Brayson (score), Bill Oakes (book), Tamara Harvey (director), yours truly and others, discussing the novel, the musical, and all things in between in this interview. Click here to see the interview.
A very exciting time for us as Laurie Loewenstein’s novel UNMENTIONABLES, the first of our imprint series, goes into print.
Yesterday I was sent a link to a YouTube video of a reading I did last summer at Southampton College Writers Conference. Up in the right hand corner of the screen was a link to a documentary on my father that I had never seen, let alone heard of: “
I was invited to read at the Calabash Literary Festival in Jamaica over Memorial Day weekend. Then the riots erupted in Kingston and the roads to the airport were blocked. Terribly worried, I called my friend Johnny Temple, publisher of Akashic Books, who goes every year. He reassured me that the problems in Kingston were […]