March 1, 2012
Ten Years of Literary Politics: Is there still room and interest in the new marketplace? With Dennis Johnson and Valerie Merians
Ten Years of Literary Politics: Is there still room and interest in the new marketplace?
Dennis Johnson, Valerie Merians, Jessa Crispin
Jessa Crispin, founder of the seminal lit-blog Bookslut, leads a discussion with Melville House founders Valerie Merians and Dennis Johnson on the challenges and importance of publishing political literature in a changing industry. Topics explored include: books of longform cultural and political rhetoric in the age of the internet, the specific demands of political publishing, and the dedication to activism in the arts.
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