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 http://www.thebookseller.com/futurebook/publishing-activism-514891