Publisher of the Month with Louise Adler

Australian Book Review

What was your pathway to publishing?

Louise Adler 280As an English and Comparative Literature graduate whose childhood had been circumscribed by chronic asthma and excessive reading of Enid Blyton stories of naughty school girls, I was ill equipped for any other form of employment. Lucky breaks, for which I will be forever grateful, were provided by Mark Rubbo, who appointed me editor of this fine magazine, and a year later Sandy Grant believed I might make a good publisher for Reed Books.

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Published in August 2017, no. 393

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