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Chris Feik is Publisher of the Month

October 2018, no. 405

Chris Feik is Publisher of the Month

October 2018, no. 405

Chris FeikWhat was your pathway to publishing?

Circuitous and fortuitous, seeming inevitable only in retrospect. After university, where I studied literature and social theory, I did many bookish jobs: helping with the mail-out at ABR under Helen Daniel, reviewing books, receiving books, selling books, buying books – all at Readings – editing books, teaching editing, and so on. Eventually, I lucked into a job with Black Inc. and found myself on the ground floor of an expanding enterprise with a simpatico and highly creative boss.

How many titles do you publish each year?

Most years I publish around twenty-five new books. There are also new formats of previously published books. Overall,

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Comment (1)

  • Let's hope that Black Inc will publish more books or essays written by Simon Leys that he may have left behind after his death. He really was one of the greats.
    Posted by Chris L Coney
    01 October 2018

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