A dynamic, outspoken advocate for the written word, Tumblr’s Rachel Fershleiser works to bring the book industry to the Internet, and to remind the tech industry that books still exist. How Tumblr’s cross-stitching, soup-loving lit fanatics are creating an entirely new community of readers, keys for authors to relax and enjoy social media, and a whooooole lot of book recommendations.
Find more of my conversation with Rachel - including her tips for throwing a kick-ass in-person bookstore event - here!
Rachel Fershleiser Show Notes
Eat Your Feelings: Stories of Food, Jews & Your Mom, with Jami Attenberg and friends
Stock Tips zine Kickstarter
Tumblr's Reblog Book Club
Gingerhaze on Tumblr (Noelle Stevenson)
Simini Blocker on Tumblr
YA Highway on Tumblr
SO MUCH PRETTY by Cara Hoffman
President Obama Tumblr Q&A
YA author Leigh Bardugo
THE MAN OF MY DREAMS by Curtis Sittenfeld
Emily Gould, author and co-owner of Emily Books
Celeste Ng, author