Bocas Lit Fest

Johnny Temple

Bocas Children's Book Prize Judge, Publisher
USA

Johnny Temple is the publisher and editor in chief of Akashic Books, an award-winning Brooklyn-based independent company dedicated to publishing urban literary fiction and political nonfiction. Temple won the 2013 Ellery Queen Award; the American Association of Publishers’ 2005 Miriam Bass Award for Creativity in Independent Publishing; and the 2010 Jay and Deen Kogan Award for Excellence in Noir Literature. He is also the chair of the Brooklyn Literary Council, which works with Brooklyn’s borough president to plan the annual Brooklyn Book Festival in September. He is the editor of USA Noir.

Years Attended

2015 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2021 Adult's Festival Participant
Festival Programme Event

Date

Apr 25 2021
06:30 pm - 07:30 pm
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