- Nunez's writing receives glowing reviews in the New York Times, O, the Oprah Magazine, etc.
- Nunez's previous works have won several awards, including an American Book Award, a PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award, a Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, etc.
- Akashic also has great relationships with the organizers of Trinidad & Tobago's literary festival, the NGC Bocas Lit Fest.
- Prepublication blurbs from prominent authors (past blurbers for Nunez's work include, Colum McCann, Marlon James, Edward P. Jones, Tiphanie Yanique, etc.)
- Nunez's work is often adopted by colleges and universities in the US, particularly Prospero's Daughter.
- Nunez is the cofounder with John Oliver Killens of the National Black Writers Conference and was director for fourteen years.
- Nunez was executive producer of the NY Emmy-nominated CUNY-TV series Black Writers in America, narrated by Ossie Davis, which aired on public TV stations across the US.
- Nunez is currently a Distinguished Professor at Hunter College, the City University of New York. She will join the faculty at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference in Summer 2021 and 2022.
- The Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival (BCLF) has named a prize in Nunez's name for Caribbean writers at home and in the diaspora.
June 07, 2022