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Writers and Publishers Fighting the Good Fight

By Laurin Penland

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Wilmington, NC – The publishing industry is in trouble, but writers and editors continue to create great work. As part of a documentary on the publishing world, WHQR caught up with writers, publishers, and editors and asked them how they got where they are and what keeps them going.

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Included in this interview: Writer for the New Yorker, Lauren Collins; founder of Algonquin Books, Luis Rubin; up and coming poet, Janie Miller; writer for GQ and Harper's John Sullivan; and author of the short story collection Refresh, Refresh, Benjamin Percy.

Things you might also like: Ecotone Journal, where you can purchase a copy of Benjamin Percy's story "The Tree," which was published in Ecotone's Brutality Issue. You can visit Ecotone here: Ecotone

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