Monthly Archives: July 2011

The trouble with internships

Wealthy parents are apparently buying up the best internships for their children to give them a crucial advantage in what is admittedly a desperate graduate jobs market. Meanwhile, the idealistic graduates of New York University’s publishing summer school are about … Continue reading


Is editing really ‘a lost art’?

According to The Guardian, editors are either invaluable professional bookworms who can quote Ulysses from memory or self-important pedants who intrude in the space between author and reader. So which argument is right? Neither, I think. The article conflates the … Continue reading