Re: RARA-AVIS: Noir... (was: Dennis Lynds is coming!)

From: E.Borgers (
Date: 26 Apr 2005

Vicky, Speaking of publishers and their phobias... A few years back, reported in an American newsmagazine, the following statement by an important publisher (not named): "Today in the USA, to qualify a newly published novel as noir or literary is the kiss of death..."

Noir, the last good kiss ?


>Thanks, Bill. I've felt very honored and look forward to following along.
>This has really been an eye-opener for me, hearing all sorts of new names and
>titles. Since I became involved with noir, I've been so busy writing it that I
>haven't had time to read much. I'm really looking forward to compiling my new
>list and ordering. It's also great to see that there are so many people reading
>noir, when a lot of agents and editors act like readers don't exist! I always
>enjoy being on the fringe, but I'm glad I'm not alone.

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