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unclefather:

dialupmodem:

cookingchannel:

Can’t afford the trip down to Florida to swim with the dolphins? Swim with these dolphin-esque bananas instead. 

try n close those containers

You cannot close the containers because then the dolphins couldn’t breathe, idiot

unclefather:

dialupmodem:

cookingchannel:

Can’t afford the trip down to Florida to swim with the dolphins? Swim with these dolphin-esque bananas instead.

try n close those containers

You cannot close the containers because then the dolphins couldn’t breathe, idiot

(Source: Laughing Squid)

This is the language of privilege – the audacity of standing at the top of a mountain you made on the backs of others and then yelling at people for being at the bottom. If it’s not the intangible Market that’s to blame, it’s the writers of color, who maybe don’t have what it takes and don’t submit enough anyway. Read the subtextual coding here – the agent first places the onus of change on the folks with the least institutional power to effect it, then suggests we probably won’t be able to find the time (i.e., lazy) to master the craft.

Author Daniel Jose Older on Buzzfeed, responding to this panel of literary agents discussing the lack of diversity in publishing. (via tubooks)