The vice president and editorial director of Riverhead Books on the art of editing.
A publishing-industry veteran who has worked as an agent, writer, and editor explores how her various experiences have helped her make decisions about both her own career and that of other writers.
New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul shares her insights on the ethical and practical challenges of being the head of the last of the stand-alone newspaper book review sections.
Dawn Davis—vice president and publisher of 37 INK, an imprint of Simon & Schuster’s Atria Publishing Group—talks about editing Edward P. Jones, the lack of diversity in publishing, and what some of the most successful authors have in common.
A heavy-hitting agent who for twenty-two years has represented some of the biggest literary writers in the country, Eric Simonoff discusses recent changes in the publishing industry, the pitfalls of self-publishing, and what he's learned about staying creative.
The teams behind debut authors Jordy Rosenberg, Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Aja Gabel, Rachel Z. Arndt, and Ruth Joffre.
A behind-the-scenes look at the inexact science—and mathematics—of book advances, from small presses to the Big Five.
On Rabindranath Tagore and the erasure of Indian lit; the often-unseen book editing process; Button Poetry finds its audience through video; and other news.
The consolidation of the book industry over the past decade has meant a blurring of boundaries between the conventional roles of agent and editor.