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Publishing Head @ Kickstarter, tweeting & writing about money and publishing via On the Books newsletter. Views are my own. She/her

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Tech folks, @tiffani has generously spent her time to give us a to-do list for fixing our own industry. https://t.co/WmV10n6ODf
Retweeted by Margot Atwell @adobeteardrops And Diamond hasn't hesitated to use that power to refuse to sell comics featuring PoC and queer mai… https://t.co/Wdarn41DQW @adobeteardrops That's helpful information re: who those other distributors are. I'm definitely not saying that tho… https://t.co/uplflmkTB4This is HUGE news in comics! This is movement away from the Diamond Distribution monopoly. https://t.co/r1obF6UffV @orianabklyn I tweeted this joke because I couldn't slack it directly to you.Mayor Bowser has renamed 16th Street NW just in front of the White House “Black Lives Matter Plz.” Here’s video of… https://t.co/fJSqDkVJYG
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6/5
2020
"I just don't see the audience for this book." "But we already have a book like this." "I don't want you wasting… https://t.co/Bw4iBiS9oW
Retweeted by Margot AtwellThis is a critical thread for everyone who cares about books or works in publishing to read. https://t.co/458BS62CetAhh, I see Medium is pivoting to Substack. https://t.co/OImxCQNJlsBecause I can and b/c I’ve been told this has helped MANY people, I’m resharing this post I made back in October. I… https://t.co/2Pn3jmc1N2
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6/4
2020
LRT: One of my favorite things about Kickstarter is, it freed me of the biggest single roadblock to my career in co… https://t.co/gdfgQm3gtZ
Retweeted by Margot AtwellGeorge Floyd & Eric Garner died gasping for air as police officers stole their last breath. It's time to end these… https://t.co/kreYuVCuCb
Retweeted by Margot Atwell12 Black-owned bookstores currently taking online orders, along with great recommendations from their owners and st… https://t.co/hHdPBZcOX1
Retweeted by Margot AtwellSupport small presses and zines owned by black people. Try @rosariumpub and @fiyahlitmag for respectively speculati… https://t.co/d0zjg6pXHQ
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6/3
2020
An INCREDIBLE list. https://t.co/hRwnBafgf2
Retweeted by Margot AtwellBlack Creatives Drop your portfolios, book/comic links, soundclouds/spotify links, youtube channels, twitch links,… https://t.co/1KSHOfrrmy
Retweeted by Margot AtwellWe do reviews yall. Yes, buy Black books. We need the coins. But artists want to hear people discussing their art.… https://t.co/ERQmsLQF6Q
Retweeted by Margot AtwellResistance is NOT a one lane highway. Maybe your lane is protesting, maybe your lane is organizing, maybe your lane… https://t.co/p8O4JibAMA
Retweeted by Margot AtwellThis is the last week to help bring the Margins Conference to life. It's a space that centers writers from communit… https://t.co/fdqizFKOHwIf we can't join #TheBronxIsReading in person, this is the next best thing. <3 https://t.co/zbKK1aje4i @Zlanier21 This looks really rad! I hope your project goes really well. :) @byleahjohnson I'm so excited to read this! Congrats on your first totalky out Pride. 🌈
6/2
2020
@Claribel_Ortega @byleahjohnson @rosiesrambles @BCMorrow I just pre-ordered! Thanks for the reminder. :)I'm so looking forward to reading these books! You can grab them AND support NY-based Black and WOC-owned business… https://t.co/QIFduL8b3QBlack screenwriters, sound off! ✨ TV, film, animation ✨ Show us who you are, what you write. Are you available t… https://t.co/8Ljh4Jl531
Retweeted by Margot AtwellLast few days to help @wordisdiversity launch The Margins conference, which creates a space for publishing educati… https://t.co/LatTNth5TYJournalists: Are you in relationship with Black and Brown communities? If not, why not? Follow these tips for ethic… https://t.co/32XAuH8usQ
Retweeted by Margot Atwell @matthewsardo That's really cool, thanks for flagging this!a government that can’t mobilize to house and feed us during a pandemic but can mobilize to beat us whenever we ris… https://t.co/1XfdqMzzFy
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6/1
2020
Hey New York friends, who will join me in donating to the @BKBailFund? https://t.co/ytM52mV7vb h/t @noahyoo https://t.co/1D9l2kwaHEHappy to announce that, in partnership with #TCAF2020 and #CanCAF, I'll be hosting the Spark Comic Jam on my Twitch… https://t.co/paQ8kGNVql
Retweeted by Margot Atwell @RyanSchapals @MikeRUnderwood @MHollyRosing @tobiasbuckell Can't ever forget to shamelessly self promote the Sea of… https://t.co/pLLlCmVphZ @MHollyRosing @sfwa @tobiasbuckell @MikeRUnderwood @RyanSchapals That was great! I really appreciated hearing all o… https://t.co/TgtbMKNx3SIf you're a writer or artist thinking of running a publishing @kickstarter project, this link is full of amazing re… https://t.co/wi5BdJiSCh @RyanSchapals @MHollyRosing @MikeRUnderwood @tobiasbuckell This was a lot of fun! So lovely meeting you. @B_Crilly @tobiasbuckell @MikeRUnderwood @MHollyRosing @RyanSchapals Thanks for watching!This is awesome. Master's house, master's tools, etc. From @kait_tiffany: https://t.co/jftr3i0Jmd
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5/29
2020
Writers, check out this super thorough guide to publishing a book by @KATontap. Whether you're thinking of finding… https://t.co/D1kT6bsIBODone. Anyone want to match me? https://t.co/aYuQrHBjWe
Retweeted by Margot Atwell"One thing that has proven itself quite clear is that to survive as an industry, you need multiple revenue streams,… https://t.co/443UidQJ6CMatched. Please contribute what you can to help bail out the protestors in Minneapolis and keep this chain of suppo… https://t.co/o2XeFI2SMmHow Book Publishers Decided To Move Publication Dates During The COVID-19 Pandemic via @forbeshttps://t.co/pRQUQcqhwX
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5/28
2020
I received my backer rewards for the @CopperCanyonPrs project for Indigo, a new book of poems by @PoetEllenBass. I'… https://t.co/LvYX4FAICbWriters, check out this super thorough guide to publishing a book by @KATontap. Whether you're thinking of finding… https://t.co/qA6H8QMHro
5/27
2020
We just posted details of @ManMadeMoon and my exclusive, backers-only live Q&A on the MADI kickstarter! If you’re a… https://t.co/lPo66u60Sd
Retweeted by Margot AtwellTrans-Galactic Bike Ride is now funding on #Kickstarter! Pre-order a copy, help support the amazing contributors, a… https://t.co/6hPoFFrZPt
Retweeted by Margot Atwell[thread] Wow! The list of topics/experts available for #officehours via @sfwa's virtual #Nebulas2020 is incredible!… https://t.co/bnS0IYsofJ
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5/26
2020
There's still time to support the fantabulous @UncannyMagazine by buying the new issue where I have an essay (one I… https://t.co/yOP67fItpu
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5/22
2020
Today at 3 PM Eastern I'm hosting a webinar about launching your literary project on @kickstarter with… https://t.co/NvWSX4gLyS
5/21
2020
In the time of no film shooting, and when your vision calls for a budget that cannot be obtained, comics fill the g… https://t.co/jEQjZrlueu
Retweeted by Margot AtwellAre you planning a virtual journalism event or conference? @StefanieMurray and I wrote this post to help you out.… https://t.co/Fu3HCYaaVj
Retweeted by Margot AtwellStudio Culture Now, @uniteditions's latest book, features in-depth interviews with over 30 design studios. You can… https://t.co/eOZIb29eRd
Retweeted by Margot AtwellSnag the book @kristinnoeline calls “required reading” 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 and @PublishersWkly calls “upbeat and informative ...… https://t.co/1a2uHuOfhV
Retweeted by Margot AtwellI first read this as a screenplay. Having myself experienced what can happen when a screenplay becomes a graphic no… https://t.co/XM6p6tP0JA
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5/20
2020
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre has warned the UK parliament that it risks permanent closure and bankruptcy due to the… https://t.co/o7Zw7hXqIs
Retweeted by Margot Atwell#IndieAuthors - want to learn how to crowdfund for book-related projects? The fantastic @MargotAtwell who took part… https://t.co/hQnL5cjXkH
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5/19
2020
Ever wanted to attend a feminist science fiction convention, for free, from your own home? Next weekend, you can! B… https://t.co/hOXYAMiaRe
Retweeted by Margot Atwell @hidden_grove @poetswritersinc @kickstarter @KevinLarimer I think the femme and the tiger one looks awesome, and wi… https://t.co/6odDghLaVo @orianabklyn You're going to make me cry again! I hope you are biking around and enjoying this magnificent weather. @hidden_grove @poetswritersinc @kickstarter @KevinLarimer I remember your first project! It looks like you're off t… https://t.co/pff75BdFAuFree online class! > The head of publishing at Kickstarter, @MargotAtwell, will teach you how to crowdfund for book… https://t.co/frI9IeCUyG
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5/18
2020
If you're looking for something to do tonight, join @gothamderby and me with our Diamond District watch party, live… https://t.co/fKzH77bIQ6 @hidden_grove @poetswritersinc @kickstarter @KevinLarimer That's awesome! What's it for? How is it going?
5/16
2020
@mhdksafa Yes, at least a dozen.In this piece I argue that a very clear and dangerous Pandemic Shock Doctrine has begun to emerge from our current… https://t.co/RSsE9kcz1K
Retweeted by Margot AtwellI just subscribed to The Anxious Overachiever, a newsletter that was CLEARLY written specifically for me. https://t.co/7QsVJnz5ZmSmith suggests focusing on small, controllable ways to evaluate how the day went, like “was I honest about what I c… https://t.co/3cnk5AUs0d
5/15
2020
The GOP cut $2T in taxes for billionaire corporations—claiming it would “trickle down” to workers. This is the end… https://t.co/GeEB69lMDv
Retweeted by Margot AtwellCouldn't let #mermay pass by without making someth'n. 🧜‍♂️ https://t.co/HCkewnE0Mv
Retweeted by Margot AtwellThis is a #CallForPitches for NON-COVID essays, for @CatapultStory! I'm looking for personal essays that use an ext… https://t.co/3FBKhTQdX8
Retweeted by Margot AtwellI realize that this moment is fairly unprecedented, and job searchers probably feel pretty despondent. If there's a… https://t.co/LBeHXq1hFoAt this time of year, I hear from a lot of recent and soon-to-be graduates looking for advice about getting into th… https://t.co/2eho8tP0mVI'm excited to talk to members of the @poetswritersinc community next week. Please join us for a webinar about laun… https://t.co/5aqikX2BIBIf only there were some public fund billionaires could pay into along with everyone else that helps fund our infras… https://t.co/UPaDOaM10Y
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5/14
2020
I work for the Canadian federal government and they sent out an email with work at home guiding principles. It’s am… https://t.co/SlT7U2Bf13
Retweeted by Margot AtwellThis Saturday, my wife and I will be commentators for this Diamond District bout that she played in and I managed l… https://t.co/Ymfd0zCoag
5/13
2020
Imagining that there were only two types of LotR Girls is reductionist and must not stand. You thought high school… https://t.co/HhS0g1EtJA
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5/12
2020
I wish we actually enforced our antitrust laws. Book and comics publishing look like this too. https://t.co/j8uecpiyjlIn @MsMagazine, @priore_ashley takes a closer look at how women are disproportionately experiencing the emotional b… https://t.co/fI4ocakjf2
Retweeted by Margot Atwell @illathekilla For anyone who needs help with a comics Kickstarter project, my DMs are open.I am truly sad to be losing my incredibly talented colleague, @illathekilla, who has consistently inspired me with… https://t.co/ChteC6nfLr
5/11
2020
IndieBound and @Bookshop_Org are on the same team! 👏 - IndieBound is here to point you to your local bookstore, sh… https://t.co/TpE30KkXPt
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5/7
2020
To understand the labor movement in America, you should read Strike! which is being republished in a new updated ed… https://t.co/n0y5uMG5dI'A dream team': how the Hay festival will look online https://t.co/F96u8tf6eE via @GuardianBooks
Retweeted by Margot AtwellJust a reminder https://t.co/SrHQTo2TCc
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5/6
2020
Plenty of publishers are furloughing employees from communities of color during this crisis. Let's continue to hold… https://t.co/Trqk8ow7xe
Retweeted by Margot AtwellThis new relief fund supports visual arts non-salaried workers in the tri-state area with unrestricted cash grants… https://t.co/ZQ6GW8CwKT
Retweeted by Margot AtwellBooksellers Jacob and Sam spoke with the folks at @seattlereviewof about our newly recognized union, the COVID-19 c… https://t.co/YJnyA7asKV
Retweeted by Margot AtwellIda B. Wells & I were awarded the Pulitzer on the same day. How can I not believe that the ancestors intervened on… https://t.co/FOWjeYb1mx
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5/5
2020
My wife and I went last year and it was incredibly charming! https://t.co/Wxf5ucBbZOCongratulations, Jericho Brown! #poetry #LGBTQ https://t.co/xD3OlRZo8H https://t.co/RFCDxwvQOO
Retweeted by Margot AtwellKind words about The Next Page publishing conference that @kickstarter put on last year. If you missed it, you can… https://t.co/bEtMjk0F8znothing has made me more emotional today than seeing that some of the young writers I've worked with at the Kenyon… https://t.co/d3eknAejeJ
Retweeted by Margot AtwellWe're so inspired by @PMPressOrg and the books they publish that celebrate working people. Help them bring the 50… https://t.co/R3jmyZh8s0
Retweeted by Margot AtwellHappy pub day, @KevinLarimer and @gannonme! 🥂We're so excited for poets and writers of all kinds to finally read th… https://t.co/0vyj8avLat
Retweeted by Margot AtwellCheck out open submission opportunities from BOA Editions https://t.co/R9g1YRGpXC via @boaeditions
Retweeted by Margot AtwellIf May Day inspired you to look for some radical reading material, you should definitely nab it from @bluestockings. https://t.co/pqHfrleKPe"Rebel Girls’ alternative publishing model is welcome in an industry that is forced to reinvent itself in the digit… https://t.co/lFobjP4lsQ
5/4
2020
America's billionaires grew their wealth by $282,000,000,000 in just 23 days during the lockdown. That's $12,300,0… https://t.co/iF5Lvc4ge0
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5/3
2020
Indie bookstores are irreplaceable. 💙 Right now, your favorite bookstores are in danger. But making a comeback is p… https://t.co/YdrA2xCWLv
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5/2
2020

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