How to Start a Revolution (in the Library): Authors Defect from Corporate Publishing
With Carmen Boullosa, Ben Greenman, Karen Finley, Mykola Riabchuk, Dale Peck, Amy Scholder, and Monika Zgustova; moderated by Lisa Dierbeck of Mischief + Mayhem.
Maverick writers and editors battle mainstream publishing’s single-minded quest for commercial successes, by defecting to independent presses. More than ever before, these risk-taking literary craftsmen are using the digital media to advance innovative work. Listen to gutsy authors and editors from pioneering presses, such as High Risk Books and the Mischief + Mayhem, discuss how and why they create boundary-pushing literature that invigorates old forms and challenges literary traditions.