Jazmina Barrera, Martha Julieta Hernández Aguilar and Silvia Sesé in conversation with Claudia Ivonne Hernández

Women authors in numbers? Women, literature and publishing power

Querétaro 2022 , 

For many years now, women have been playing an important role in the international publishing industry as editors, translators, literary agents, proofreaders, festival directors… and, of course, as readers. Paradoxically, they have not held their due space in the catalogues of publishers, or on the boards of directors of the major publishing companies. So is this changing? With Jazmina Barrera (Antílope; Mexico City, Mexico), Silvia Sesé (Anagrama; Barcelona, Spain) and Martha Julieta Hernández Aguilar (U-Tópica Bookshop; Mexico City, Mexico), in conversation with Claudia Ivonne Hernández.