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

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

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!

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

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!

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

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 [...]

Ten questions for Combustion Books

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Last month I had the great fortune to table for AK Press at the annual Montreal Anarchist Bookfair, one of the most well-attended anarchist events in North America, and a total pleasure. I was also fortunate enough to get a stack of copies of the first book released by Combustion Books, a new publishing project [...]

“F*ck the Fourth” Sale

Friday, June 24th, 2011

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

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

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 [...]

Part 1 of interview with Jared Ball, author of I Mix What I Like!: A Mixtape Manifesto in The OC Weekly!

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Thanks to Gabriel San Roman for conducting this great interview! Take a look to see what the hip-hop mixtape has to do with colonialism, how the mixtape can be used as a journalistic tool, and even how the nickname The Funkinest Journalist came about. Check out the original posting of the article in the OC [...]

Peace, Love & Petrol Bombs has arrived in Baltimore!

Monday, June 13th, 2011

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 [...]

Editors of Revolt and Crisis in Greece interviewed on the Anarchist Writers blog!

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

A few months back when we made the decision to publish Revolt and Crisis in Greece in collaboration with the editors of Occupied London, we were so excited about it that we decided to rush the book out, and send emails far and wide hailing it’s impending release. About five seconds after those emails went [...]

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

Monday, June 6th, 2011

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!

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