How Much Do Big Publishers Benefit from Small Press Risk Taking?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story, a profile of Prague’s Twisted Spoon Press, describes the publisher’s take on having successful authors picked up by larger presses. He calls it “trickle-up publishing.” How much do big publishers ultimately benefit from small press risk taking? For example, the effort a small publisher or literary magazine puts into discovering new talent and then …

Twisted Spoon Press on “Trickle-Up Publishing”

In Growth Markets by Amanda DeMarco

By Amanda DeMarco PRAGUE: In an April 15th New York Times Op-Ed piece, Olga Tokarczuk ruminated on Polish public response to the recent plane crash that had killed the Polish president and 95 other people: “…sometimes I fear that the people of my country can unite only beside victims’ bodies, over coffins and in cemeteries…I dream of Poland becoming a …