aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Macadam/Cage – if only more publishers would act like this (sort of)

The Alabama Press-Registers looks at Macadam/Cage and “one extraordinary individual named David Poindexter, publisher and mastermind."

"Poindexter has what today would be called a maverick approach to publishing. He befriends his authors, often by flying them out to San Francisco so they can meet the staff and thus begin a true working relationship. He is committed to fostering the entire career of an author rather than trying to coax out best sellers and then abandoning the writers who fail to produce them. Above all, his ambition is to publish literature and contribute something meaningful to the culture in which he lives."

Is there a downside? Of course. Like advances under $5,000.

Read more here.

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