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Month: June 2011

Contributors to Captive Genders take on policing, the LGBT mainstream and the re-writing of queer history.

Posted on June 28th, 2011 in AK Authors!

Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex,  due in August from your own AK Press, is a collection of essays representing years of struggle in the transgender, gender variant, queer liberation movements, and the movement for the abolition of the prison industrial complex. It is the first of its kind—not simply a bridge, […]

AK Distro Books Get Some Buzz!

Posted on June 28th, 2011 in AK Distribution, Reviews

Hopefully all you news hounds have been faithfully following the recent press coverage related to AK Press releases such as I Mix What I Like, Revolt and Crisis in Greece, and Peace, Love & Petrol Bombs. But we’re not the only ones publishing kick-ass books these days; several of our distributed publishers have gotten some […]

Part 2 of Jared Ball interview on The OC Weekly!

Posted on June 25th, 2011 in Reviews of AK Books

Last week we posted the first section of an interview with Jared Ball, author of I Mix What I Like!: A Mixtape Manifesto on his take on emancipatory journalism, hip-hop, colonialism and black culture in America. We’re very excited to be able to bring you the second part of this great interview by Gabriel San […]

“F*ck the Fourth” Sale

Posted on June 24th, 2011 in Events

Join the AK Press collective for our annual “F*ck the Fourth” sale at our Oakland warehouse! We’ll be opening up our stock of over 4,000 titles to the public, with everything at 25% off, including books, t-shirts, DVDs, pamphlets and magazines. There will also be tables of bargain books (good stuff!) for just $1, $3 or […]

Continued Turmoil in Greece: Occupied London on Al Jazeera

Posted on June 22nd, 2011 in AK Authors!, Current Events

Members of the Occupied London collective, authors/editors of our new release Revolt and Crisis in Greece, wrote a great op-ed piece on the renewed turmoil in Greece and the creative strategies and responses of the protest movement that’s just been posted up on Al Jazeera. Here’s a snippit from the article by Hara Kouki and […]

Peace, Love & Petrol Bombs has arrived in Baltimore!

Posted on June 13th, 2011 in Uncategorized

Peace, Love & Petrol Bombs, D.D. Johnston’s first novel, and the second title in our new fiction series, has arrived in Baltimore! It should arrive in Oakland any day now, so capital F Friends and those of you who have preordered should be receiving it very soon! If you haven’t yet placed an order for […]

I Mix What I Like! Book Launch at RAS Lounge in DC!

Posted on June 6th, 2011 in Events

IT’S ON THIS WEEK! This Thursday! The I MiX What I Like Book Launch/DJ Soyo Happy Birthday/10th Anniversary for party! June 9, 2011, Ras Lounge, 4809 Georgia Ave NW DC! 6-11p! IMIXWHATILIKE.COM for all the details you need!