Cover Photo: oval photograph of Soft Skull Press editor-in-chief Mensah Demary, outlined in blue and set against a coral background scattered with books stacks and the Soft Skull logo (a large black ant)
Photograph by Roachele Negron / Illustration by Eliza Harris for Catapult

Editor-in-Chief Mensah Demary on Growing Soft Skull Press as a Literary Home for Creative, Risk-Taking Writers

“Sometimes I think this is my only role as an editor: to convince the world, starting with the publisher, that a book should exist.”

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Riddance Sometimes I think this is my only role as an editor: to convince the world, starting with the publisher, that a book should exist. In any case, we’ll see how this works for me now that I have an entire imprint’s list to fill year over year!

Nicole Chung is the author of the national bestseller All You Can Ever Know. Find her on Twitter: @nicolesjchung