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Don’t let the child in you go extinct …

“Editors into academic publishing are oh-so-boring. Well, that is what colleagues working with other departments most likely meant when they would make a casual remark about how our part of the world was quieter than theirs. So, are we really boring? Well, who says twenty-something ‘oh-so-boring’ academic editors cannot celebrate Children’s Day? After all, beneath that serious, intellectual persona is a child who did not go extinct.”
Sonia Madan, Assistant Managing Editor, Global Academic Publishing in OUP’s Delhi office

On 14 November, Children’s Day in India, Sonia Madan gifted her team (L-R: Madhula Banerji, Abha Agarwal, Naina Mukerji, Shreya Lall) some erasers shaped like tiny dinosaurs. For those of you wondering what life was like at an academic publisher…