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Category: Happenings

Against Equality goes on tour!

Posted on April 11th, 2014 in AK Authors!, AK News, Happenings

Members of the Against Equality collective have an impressive list of events lined up this spring throughout the U.S. and Canada, to celebrate the release of Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion. If you’re lucky, you can catch an event near you. And if you’re not so lucky this time around, you can always […]

For Your Listening Pleasure. Struggling to Win: Anarchists Building Popular Power in Chile

Posted on February 24th, 2014 in About AK, AK Allies, Happenings

Gabriel, Melissa, and Pablo—three Chilean comrades—brought their speaking tour to the bay area last weekend. The national tour was sponsored by the Workers’ Solidarity Alliance, the Black Rose Anarchist Federation, and the First of May Anarchist Alliance. Here in Oakland, AK Press teamed up with the Bay Area Public School and the Sudo Room to […]

Editor Kate Khatib Reflects on We Are Many, our new Occupy book (#WeAreMany #Occupy)

Posted on September 11th, 2012 in About AK, AK Authors!, AK News, Happenings, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

I remember sitting in Minneapolis last November chatting with a dear friend, talking about upcoming book projects, and him asking: So who do you have doing an AK Press book on Occupy? It was a good question. I thought about it, weighed the options, talked to authors, activists, and organizers, and came to the conclusion […]

This Thursday: Demand Reinstatement of Friend of a Friend!

Posted on June 19th, 2012 in AK Allies, AK Authors!, Happenings

For our readers in Baltimore: On Thursday June 21st 2012 at 9am community and student organizations will host a demonstration to demand the immediate reinstatement Friend of a Friend program at Jessup Correctional Institution following its arbitrary indefinite suspension.   The demonstration will take place at 300 East Joppa Road in Towson, Maryland.  Please join us, and bring signs […]

What Lies Beneath the Clocktower on tour: April 21 – May 13

Posted on April 21st, 2012 in AK Allies, AK Authors!, AK Distribution, Happenings, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

Ever seen an interactive fiction reading? No? You’re missing out. But, if you live in Pittsburgh, Richmond, New Orleans, Houston, San Antonio, Charlottesville, and basically anywhere in North Carolina, now’s your chance! AK author & editor Margaret Killjoy is on tour to promote his new book, What Lies Beneath the Clock Tower, an anti-colonial steampunk […]

“Humans who still dream of being human”: John Holloway at Left Forum

Posted on March 20th, 2012 in AK Allies, Happenings

I took the always trustworthy advice of our pal Corey Reidy at the Baltimore Indypendent Reader and listened to audio of Left Forum’s closing plenary, especially John Holloway’s brief talk. She was right: It was pretty amazing. Below is a transcribed portion of what John had to say (some transcribed by me, some by the […]

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 […]

AK Press at Left Forum!

Posted on March 14th, 2012 in AK Authors!, Happenings

We’re getting ready, folks—in just a couple short days Kate and I will be on our way up to New York for Left Forum. We’ll have fully stocked book tables in the exhibits area all weekend, so we hope you’ll stop by to say hi to us, check out all our latest releases, and maybe […]