#gordon lish

The Editor: Author’s Handmaiden or Creator of Content?

editor author relationship Maxwell Perkins Gordon Lish Ezra Pound F. Scott Fitzgerald Ernest Hemingway T.S. Eliot

Seducing Your Writing Students Is Not in the Job Description

I recently read Carla Blumenkranz’s “Seduce the Whole World: Gordon Lish’s Workshop,” an essay that appeared in The New Yorker and ...