Historical information

The Reader brings together ideas and insights into the craft, philosophy and politics of being a writer. It’s about writing and everything that comes with that: editing and publishing, motivation and distraction, the missed opportunities and the poetics of failure. With articles, essays, poems, fiction and artworks, The Reader blurs the lines between the creative and the critical, ultimately asking, what is it to be a writer?

The book was published in 2010 and edited by Aden Rolfe

Physical description

The second volume of The Reader, this book has a blue cover depicting a drawn writer at work in the only light room of a building.