Listen to Owen Bennett-Jones discuss the future of opinion polls with Mark Pack

William Germano

Dec 2, 2021

On Revision

The Only Writing That Counts

University of Chicago Press 2021

Listen to this interview of William Germano, Professor of English at Cooper Union, New York, We talk about his new book On Revision: The Only Writing That Counts (U Chicago Press, 2021), about writers, and about readers and about text — everyone involved in the revision process.

William Germano : "There an almost endless number of things one can say about revision because it is so crucial and yet so underdiscussed. In recent years, there have been a couple of events, or conversations, that have appeared, with other writers, and in particular writers who work on fiction, who have been addressing the enigma of revision. I'm so happy that revision is kind of (I hope) getting its due. Maybe this is revision's moment!"

Watch Daniel Shea edit your science here. Write Daniel at writeyourresearch@gmail.com

Listen to more episodes on: