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The Internship Experience
My internship at Ford Street Publishing began with a book launch – the moment editors work towards. The next week, I was at the very beginning of the process with a manuscript and a bunch of nerves. I was approaching the second half of my studies in editing and publishing at the University of Melbourne when I emailed Paul Collins . . .
Why #metoo Means Listening to Junot Díaz – Not Just His Victims
When American writer Zinzi Clemmons accused Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Díaz of sexual misconduct at last month’s Sydney Writers’ Festival, it was in some ways unsurprising. While we couldn’t necessarily predict who would be accused, or of what, or by whom, one thing has always been clear: the literary industry would have its #metoo moments. No profession is immune to instances . . .