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Meet the Writers

Jenny Jackson

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28 May 2023

Episode 393

27 minutes

The vice-president and executive editor at the publishing house Knopf has worked with renowned authors such as Emily St John Mandel and Kevin Kwan. Now her debut novel, ‘Pineapple Street’, a warm and witty examination of American high society, is a New York Times bestseller. She tells Georgina Godwin about publishing buzzwords, the role of an editor and the time she was fired from a deli job for reading behind the counter. 

28 May 2023

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