“Literature and art will be judged by the ages. Future readers will not necessarily be reading Adam David’s (and mine and others’) works and contextualizing it based on our personal biographies. it can be the work that matters. But this particular work? It’s gone. It was silenced. That, I protest against.”
“You say you have to ‘stand by (y)our editors and authors’. The way you phrased it is telling. Ideally, I wish my publishers to stand by literature. Individual editors and authors are only human and can be wrong. Again: the upshot of this affair is that a literary work that once existed no longer exists — I will not align myself with those who effect such a result.
Yes, please consider this email too my request for a termination of my contract with Anvil.”
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