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Against Equality goes on tour!

Friday, April 11th, 2014

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

Monday, February 24th, 2014

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 [...]

Interesting critique of the Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

There’s an interesting discussion brewing around the annual Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair. We saw this posted on Anarchist News this morning … follow this link to the original if you’re interested to see what others have said (but remember that Anarchist News has a tendency to turn into a free for all, in mighty unproductive [...]

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

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

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!

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

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 [...]

Friends of AK Press: Now available as DRM-free ebooks!!

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

There’s never been a better time to join the Friends of AK Press program … Now featuring ebooks! Every single book we publish, delivered straight to your door.   Or your email.   Automatically.    Every month.   Sign up before September 1st and get a free copy of any previously-published AK Press book you [...]

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

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

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

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

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!

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

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!

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

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 [...]

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