The Most Anticipated Debuts of the Second Half of 2020

There’s no doubt COVID-19 has forever changed the world as we know it. A small slice of life that had to shift trajectory is the publishing industry. Debut authors are especially struggling as the books they have worked on for countless years are released into a world without in-person book tours or physical bookstore browsing. […] The post The Most Anticipated Debuts of the Second Half of 2020 appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-06-30 11:00:00 UTC ]
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