A distinguished literary editor has been fired for an undisclosed “breach” of corporate coverage. Gary Fisketjon had labored with such authors as Raymond Carver, Cormac McCarthy and Richard Ford.
In confirming Fisketjon’s dismissal, Alfred A. Knopf spokesman Paul Bogaards declined remark Friday past a short lived corporate commentary bringing up a breach. Fisketjon joined Knopf as an editor at huge in 1990. He had up to now labored at Atlantic Per thirty days Press and at Antique Books, the place he helped increase a extremely a hit line of paperback originals, together with Jay McInerney’s “Shiny Lighting, Giant Town.” In 2006, Fisketjon gained the Middle for Fiction’s Maxwell Perkins Award for lifetime fulfillment in enhancing.
His firing used to be first introduced Friday via the business e-newsletter Publishers Market.