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Jennifer Weiner On Women In Publishing

Posted at 6:47AM Tuesday 10 Jun 2014

No. 1 bestselling author Jennifer Weiner's reach goes far beyond her books. Weiner is known for her outspoken criticism of the book industry and the institutionalized media that supports it, rallying for more representation of female authors, particularly of commercial fiction, which is what she writes. Weiner has taken to nearly every platform that'll have her — Twitter, notable websites, print outlets, and panels — to voice her case that women get the shaft in publishing. But not everyone is a fan of the noise she makes.

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