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Author/Editor: Ladee Hubbard on The Rib King with Patrik Henry Bass

March 3, 2021 via Zoom

The relationship between author and editor is different for every book. As part of our Author/Editor series, we got a glimpse into how that relationship works for Ladee Hubbard and Patrik Henry Bass, who worked together on Hubbard’s second novel The Rib King.

Released in January and published by Amistad Press, Hubbard’s newest novel examines race, class, and privilege through a story of exploitation and appropriation. Centered around the employees at the formerly wealthy Barclay family home, The Rib King tells the story of the desperate Barclay family patriarch who exploits his employees’ work and image to make an incredible profit.