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.
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.
Picador editor on supporting overlooked voices; new e-book project explores digital ownership; Margaret Atwood’s additions to The Handmaid’s Tale audiobook; and other news.
After having a story rejected by several literary magazines, contributing editor Michael Bourne discusses the lessons he learned from the experience, including the feedback and notes for revision he received from editors that helped him write—and eventually publish—a better story.