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Captive Genders is a finalist for the 24th Annual Lambda Literary Awards!

Posted on March 20th, 2012 in About AK, AK Authors!, AK News, Awards, Happenings, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

Just received some fantastic news: Eric Stanley and Nat Smith’s Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex has been named a finalist for the 24th annual Lambda Literary Awards in TWO categories – GLBT Studies and Transgender Non-Fiction. We are absolutely thrilled! Sponsored each year by the groundbreaking Lambda Literary Foundation, the awards […]

MOBConf: June 1-3!

Posted on March 1st, 2012 in AK Allies, AK News, Current Events, Happenings, Uncategorized

Mobilizing and Organizing from Below June 1-3, 2012 | at The 2640 Space in Baltimore, Maryland Mobilizing and Organizing from Below will be a gathering of activists and organizers, workers and parents, revolutionaries and militants and radicals and dissenters, dedicated to increasing our ability to come together and challenge the systems of exploitation and oppression […]

Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots on TOUR!!

Posted on January 25th, 2012 in AK Authors!, AK News, Happenings, Uncategorized

It’s true: the book tour for Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots is about to begin! Please spread the word, and tell your local booksellers to order the book! Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?: Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Desire to Conform Edited by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore (AK Press, February […]

Sale is on!

Posted on December 16th, 2011 in AK News

Just putting the finishing touches on the warehouse for tomorrow’s Holiday Book Sale. Drop by between 2:00 and 7:00 for a cold drink, snacks, and the best radical literature on the planet at great prices. Select books are $1, $3, and $5 and everything else is 25% off. See you then.

The AK Press 2012 Catalog!

Posted on December 1st, 2011 in AK Distribution, AK News, Recommended Reading

It’s that time of year again—time to excitedly flip through the pages of the new AK Press catalog, pick out all your holiday gifts, and come up with your 2012 reading list. This year in the interest of saving trees and money, we’ve limited the production of print catalogs and tried to target our mailing […]

Poet’s Corner

Posted on November 18th, 2011 in AK News

An unsolicited poem was sent to us by Benjamin B. I haven’t a clue what our friend is referring to here. But it’s just too good not to share: PUT A FORK IN OCCUPY OAKLAND occupy oakland you broke my heart i tried to love you from the start this is not egypt or arab […]

New arrival: David Porter’s Eyes to the South

Posted on November 7th, 2011 in About AK, AK Authors!, AK News, Recommended Reading

It’s here! At 582 pages, and weighing almost 2lbs (yes, I weighed it), David Porter’s comprehensive treatment of six decades of Algerian resistance, and its tumultuous relationship with the French radical left is by far one of the most timely works of history AK has published in recent months. More on Eyes to the South: […]

AK Press on STRIKE!

Posted on November 1st, 2011 in AK News, Current Events

You guessed it! AK Press is all out for tomorrow’s General Strike called by the Occupy Oakland General Assembly. We were there in the wee and late hours on October 25th and we’ll be out on November 2nd. And keep an eye on the AK Press Tactical Media portion of our blog. We’ve already made […]