Part of a special section titled “What Is Journal Work?,” this reflective essay discusses the ethical questions of editing sx salon: a small axe literary platform. The author's goal in the essay is twofold: to make transparent the work of journal work, the hours of labor that often remain invisible in our culture of individual authorship; and to emphasize the moments during this work when “care,” a concept the author develops throughout the essay, is imperative to a humane process in producing an academic publication.
Kelly Baker Josephs; Handling with Care: On Editing, Invisibility, and Affective Labor. Small Axe 1 July 2016; 20 (2 (50)): 98–105. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/07990537-3626824
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