John Bennet started at the New Yorker’s copy desk in 1975 and retired as a senior editor in late 2016. As a guest of the 2017 Alberta Magazines Conference, he’ll discuss how to be a better editor. In this episode he discusses what he learned from legendary editors like William Shawn, and argues why a writer’s best work happens when they’re on the verge of a meltdown.
The Alberta Magazines conference takes place on March 16 & 17 in Calgary, Alberta. Register by March 9.