The Crisis Below the Surface: How the Pandemic Weighs on Women in Publishing

Recently, a colleague experienced an irksome response from a coworker when she could not meet with him at short notice. She felt frustrated that he seemed to show little compassion or understanding when she’s currently balancing a full-time job and homeschooling two young children. She’s not alone. The publishing industry is facing a crisis. The […] Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

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