Featured Friday | Meet Lynn Michell

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unnamedToday we feature author and publisher, Lynn Michell. Check out our interview with her to learn about her latest novel and her indie press for women:

Fem: What is it like running a press? Are there any challenges?

Lynn Michell: I laughed at this first question, especially the “Any challenges?” I set up Linen Press with no experience of publishing, and I run it myself with help from one freelance colleague and two superb interns. It’s not a job, it’s a way of life. If it wasn’t, it would go under because the book trade is a tough place right now with competition from the Big Five conglomerates who put out their crowd pleasers in tens of thousands and with Amazon’s price slashing. What I do is right up the other end of the scale  – working with new and innovative authors and publishing their writing in…

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  1. Thank you so much for featuring this, Wendy. We’ve had lots of attention at Linen Press recently with the team gathering for the University of Westminster organised event at the British Library last month with Beggars Galley. Good reviews coming in too for Run Alice Run. We’re about to publish Sometimes A River Song by Avril Joy which I hope will shine the limelight on us again, spreading its beam over other recent books including your magical Catch The Moon, Mary.

    A recent interview and 3 new reviews of Run Alice Run here:

    http://thecontemporarysmallpress.com/2016/03/25/haunting-myself-run-alice-run/

    https://dura-dundee.org.uk/2016/02/22/run-alice-run/

    http://thecontemporarysmallpress.com/2016/03/09/womens-lit-from-the-small-press-2/

    http://thecontemporarysmallpress.com/2016/03/08/womens-fiction-from-the-small-presses/

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