Swoon Spotlight: Katie F. — Thoughts on Publishing
As part of our ongoing effort to give you a glimpse behind the scenes of publishing, we have a new feature on our blog: Swoon Spotlight! Every week we’re going to introduce you to a Swoon Reads staff member, who has volunteered their time, energy, and enthusiasm to the imprint—while still being amazing at their regular jobs! This week we are featuring Katie F. Check back every day at 2pm to learn more about Katie, her job, and her thoughts on life in publishing.
Common misconceptions about book publishing.
People seem to think that writing books for children is easy. That sentiment is insulting to both book publishing and children.
If you could have any other job in book publishing for one day, what would it be?
I’ve had other jobs in book publishing, and I’m happy to say I like this one the best!
Funniest way you’ve heard a friend or family member describe your job?
Once I went to BookPeople in Austin with my 5 year old goddaughter. When she heard where we were going she said “BookPeople? Oh, good, there’ll be people there for Aunt Katie to talk to.”