NYT Interview of Cherise Fisher

Today’s New York Times features an interview with WSA agent Cherise Fisher!

“There is an engine in publishing houses. Not every book gets the same amount of gas. Some books get premium. Some get regular. My hope is that the books people are purchasing right now have the full buy-in from the company. This interest and rush to acquire is fantastic, but we need to take it all the way so those books have a fair chance of success. Their success will be a determining factor for future books by diverse voices. Publishers are large corporate conglomerates. They’re not cultural institutions — they’re businesses.”

Read more here!

Photograph of Cherise taken by Brian Fraser for The New York Times