Tagged: privilege

Why I Don’t Want to Hear Your Privileged Narrative

Hollywood, book publishing, and other media outlets are designed to give audiences stories that they will want to take in, but, all too often, the system that is used to determine whether or not a narrative will connect with readers and watchers — and, therefore, whether or not a particular story will ever see widespread distribution — neglects to consider the audience as a diverse blend of people who enjoy good stories.

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Fat Writers: On Privilege, Ableism, and Humanity

IN AN ARTICLE discussing multi-million dollar advances for debut authors, Knopf editor Claudia Herr told Entertainment Weekly that Stephanie Danler “would have [been] paid … the same money” for Sweetbitter, even…

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