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When we turn away, when we take our rights for granted, when we don’t vote – then other voices fill the void. But here’s the good news: On November 6th, we have the chance to restore some sanity to our politics. I hope you’ll consider reading some or all of these, and then go out and vote. Our democracy depends on it.
What is it like to go from being a novelist—a solitary art most often involving a desk, a chair, a computer, and one’s thoughts—to sitting in a writers’ room for a prestigious HBO or Netflix show? At Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit, that was what moderator Noah Oppenheim discussed with novelists-turned-TV writers Megan Abbott, Amelia Gray, and Charles Yu, who now partake in the group conversations, whiteboard sessions, and endless snacking as part of the crews creating, respectively, The Deuce, Maniac, and Westworld.