Substack 'excited' by UK market as agents weigh up 'fascinating opportunity'

Substack 'excited' by UK market as agents weigh up 'fascinating opportunity'

Substack says it is "excited" by the UK market and is not a threat to traditional publishing, as agents weigh up what could be a "fascinating opportunity" for their writers.

In recent months a number of high-profile figures including Salman Rushdie and Chuck Palahniuk announced they would be publishing via the California-based company, which enables readers to subscribe to individual writers, receiving their posts "newsletter style" via email. Subscription fees on the platform vary by newsletter, with Rushdie charging $60 for a one-year subscription and Palahniuk charging $40. Both writers...

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