Cover Photo: Jess Zimmerman
Jess Zimmerman

A Conversation with Jess Zimmerman

“I'm on the lookout for a clear idea of your audience, and a generosity toward them.”


exigenceTo be honest, exigence is what I look for in a pitch generally. There's a flood of #content on the internet every day, so I want to be convinced that you're bringing something I urgently need to see. Sometimes people pitch with "I'd like to write about x" but don't really get as far as "and here's why it's important."

generosity

run

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Nicole Chung is the author of All You Can Ever Know, a national bestseller and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her next book, A Living Remedy, will be published in April 2023. Find her on Twitter: @nicolesjchung