Art vs. hobby.

/Art vs. hobby.

[Joanne] Harris also cited a recent magazine interview in which she was asked, “aren’t you afraid of getting fat” and “how do you juggle motherhood and writing?”

When asked what questions she respected, Harris replied simply: “Respectful ones.”

“No man in publishing is ever described as ‘juggling’ anything,” she said. “His work is art. Women’s work is a hobby.”

–The publishing industry is still sexist.

Film at 11. The article also includes a series of Tweets from Harris retelling some of her worst experiences. This is what microaggressions in the workplace look like, kids.

2018-04-27T13:56:38+00:0015th September, 2015|Tags: culture, publishing|