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I’m Feminist Press Director Jamia Wilson, and This Is How I Work

Jamia Wilson grew up reading books from the Feminist Press, so she’s proud to be the literary publisher’s executive director (the youngest person, and the first woman of color, to lead the 47-year-old press). When she became director, Wilson was already an outspoken activist and writer whose work had appeared in the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy a “New” Book on Amazon

Amazon, a company Jeff Bezos invented to piss off everyone in the book industry simultaneously, likes to make books as cheap as possible. To that end, this spring they moved third-party options up to the top of the page, sometimes even listing third-party sellers as the default buying option. You might see a “new”…Read more… […]

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How to Self-Publish a Book

So you want to self-publish your book? You’re in good company. Plenty of authors have gone ahead of you, working to prove that high-quality books can hold their own in the marketplace without the support of a traditional publisher. Amazon, of course, has changed the entire publishing landscape, but authors have been…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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