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Why publish stuff which no-one reads?

David Musgrave, poet, novelist and founder of independent press Puncher & Wattman, is often told that ‘nobody reads’ the poetry that his press publishes. ‘This isn’t actually true,’ says Musgrave, who argues that if you present poetry and interesting writing ‘to a captive audience, they will find it interesting and...

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