Posts tagged "publishing"

White Man Writes Book, Is Somehow Not Immediately Handed Publishing Contract

No matter how hard you think you have it, someone always has it worse. This is perhaps the strongest lesson we can learn from Michael Wolff’s heart-wrenching USA Today profile…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 7, 2015 - 12:00 pm

The New Republic, White Tears & The Privilege To Be An A-Hole About Leaving Your Job

The New Republic’s publisher, Chris Hughes, is getting backlash from a bunch of white guys and yaaaaaaawwwwwnnnnn… Oh, I know already that that first sentence is exactly the kind of…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 5, 2014 - 2:30 pm

NFL Wives Were Pressured To Stay Silent About Domestic Abuse

Ex-wives of NFL players  talked to the Washington Post about the pressure they faced to stay silent about domestic abuse. [Deadspin]
Female genital mutilation in the west is…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 20, 2014 - 6:30 pm

How Publishing’s Biggest Troll Kept Harassing Women For So Long

There’s a strange, magical little corner of Twitter and the rest of the Internet you may not have heard of unless you’re an author or an enthusiastic reader: the world…

s.e. smith | October 1, 2014 - 9:30 am

5 Alternatives To Amazon For Your Book-Buying Needs

You might have seen Stephen Colbert’s take on the Amazon vs. Hachette debacle, or you might have seen articles floating around Facebook, or friends declaring that they’re not buying books…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 13, 2014 - 10:14 am

Writer Tawni O’Dell Comes Out Swinging Against Sexist Publishing Industry

A few months ago the author Jonathan Franzen published his novel, Freedom, and among bookworms, it was like a new “Star Wars” movie being released or Angelina Jolie popping out…

Jessica Wakeman | November 22, 2010 - 4:20 pm