When three children in a Catholic group home are brutally murdered, the survivors are hurried into separate foster homes across Long Island. Robin Hills, a fifteen-year-old who has spent the past several years under religious care, is thrust into a new, dysfunctional family with no spiritual beliefs. No longer protected by the religion and the […]
There’s a killer on the loose in Mission County, Pennsylvania . . . whose next victim might be the prosecuting attorney. We are pleased to announce that Lauren Stahl’s debut novel, The Devil’s Song, is forthcoming on January 2, 2018. Description A debut novel in Akashic’s Kaylie Jones Books imprint. Kate Magda, an up-and-coming prosecutor and the privileged […]
SING IN THE MORNING, CRY AT NIGHT by Barbara J. Taylor is now available as an audiobook — just in time for the holidays! The audiobook, available at both Audible and Amazon, is narrated by actor and writer Tavia Gilbert, who worked hard bringing to life the novel’s varied languages and scenes with singing. An audiobook is […]
With only one month left until STARVE THE VULTURE is officially released, author Jason Carney sat down to talk with Loren Kleinman from the Huffington Post in an interview about how he came up with the unique name for the memoir, overcoming the cycle of abuse, and how poetry ultimately saved him. STARVE THE VULTURE […]
Colgate University recently included an excerpt from Laurie Loewenstein’s UNMENTIONABLES in the Colgate Scene, a publication which recognized alumni who have gone on to write books featuring a strong sense of place. It shared selections from several alumni books along with an author discussion of how they were inspired by real places in their lives. “To Midwesterners like myself, it is […]
Author Marlon James was profiled by Larry Rohter from The New York Times, only a week after his novel A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEVEN KILLINGS was reviewed by Michiko Kakutani who described him as a “prodigious talent who has produced a novel that is epic in every sense of that word: sweeping, mythic, over the […]
Nina Solomon, author of THE LOVE BOOK (Released January 2015 by Kaylie Jones Books), was interviewed on September 28 by William Hoffacker. They discussed her short story ECLIPSE, which appeared in Issue Fifty Nine of The Collagist.
Nick Mamatas’s short story, Thy Shiny Car in the Night, from Long Island Noir, published by Akashic Books, and edited by Kaylie Jones, has been selected by The Best American Mystery Stories 2013. Kaylie Jones Books would like to congratulate Nick on this major accomplishment.
On set of the trailer shoot for Foamers, Kaylie Jones and her daughter look on as Rob Thomas is transformed into a monstrous foamer. Thank you to Joe Bomba for taking the photos, Tom Borthwick for bringing this all together, and Markie Dennebaum and his crew at TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton, PA, who made this incredible day possible. To see more photos from the […]