Join author Patricia A. Smith at Bluestockings Bookstore for the New York launch of her debut novel THE YEAR OF NEEDY GIRLS. Patricia A. Smith will read a short excerpt from her novel; participate in a discussion with Kaylie Jones; answer questions; and sign books. Patty will also read Thursday, March 2, at Temple University, part… Continue reading NYC Launch for THE YEAR OF NEEDY GIRLS March 3 at Bluestockings Books
KJB author Barbara J. Taylor will appear at Scranton's Lackawanna Historical Society on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 2 p.m! Come pick up your signed copies, meet the author, and tour the beautiful Catlin House at 232 Monroe St., one of Scranton's architectural treasures. Both of Taylor's books are set in Scranton: SING IN THE MORNING,… Continue reading Sunday: Barbara Taylor at Lackawanna Historical Society in Scranton
We're gearing up for the New York launch of Patricia A. Smith's debut novel, THE YEAR OF NEEDY GIRLS, which is this Friday, March 3, at Bluestockings Books, Café and Activist Center, 172 Allen St., Brooklyn. Take a look at this interview on "Virginia Today," the morning program at WTVR-TV, the CBS affiliate in Richmond,… Continue reading Patricia Smith TV interview
For the first time, our imprint will present at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs' annual conference, held this year from Feb. 8 to Feb. 11 at the Washington, D.C., Convention Center. The Kaylie Jones Books panel takes place Thursday, Feb. 9, from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. in Room 207A of the Convention Center.… Continue reading Join us in D.C. for #AWP17
To quote KJB author J. Patrick Redmond: "What do you get when you place in the same room the daughter of a 20th Century literary icon, who is in her own right an incredibly accomplished author and publisher, add an activist/bookstore owner, two reverends (Presbyterian and Episcopalian), a former buffet restaurant owner, and a radio… Continue reading Take a listen …
Our winter tour continues Dec. 10 at the Appomattox Regional Governor's School's annual Writers Fest in Petersburg, Va. Patricia Smith, author of the forthcoming Kaylie Jones Books title The Year of Needy Girls, teaches literature and creative writing at ARGS, a magnet school of the arts and technology. We are delighted to meet writers of… Continue reading A full day of learning about writing Dec. 10 in Petersburg, Va.
Kaylie will join J. Patrick Redmond, author of Some Go Hungry, at Village Lights Bookstore in Madison, Indiana, this Thursday, Dec. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. The bookstore can be found at 110 E. Main St. in Madison. Kaylie and Patrick will be speaking about Kaylie Jones Books (an imprint of Akashic Books), writing,… Continue reading Back home in Indiana …