With more education, more and more people want to be published. More want to be published than want to read. “I need you to hear me, more than I need to hear you.” […] Not even poets want to read poetry, unless they are required to do so in order to see their own work published. Publishing should contribute, not demand attention

So Many Books: Reading and Publishing in an Age of Abundance
from Gabriel Zaid and Natasha Wimmer 📕