In this amazing article, Molly Flatt is Associate Editor of FutureBook, Associate Editor at The Memo argues that publishing matters now more than ever. Here is an excerpt from her article:

“Right now, publishing matters.

Of course, publishing has always mattered, but in the recent past it has been all too easy – whether you’re an agent, bookseller, author or publisher – to convey a vague sense of apology that you don’t have a proper job, like a bin man or a doctor or a climate change scientist. The idea that publishing is full of white middle class people lounging in isolated garretts and cosy little shops and Bloomsbury offices, pondering where to put a semi-colon or what whisky to order with lunch, has exercised a tenacious hold over the collective imagination…”

Read the full article here


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