Here to stay: Celebrity literature and Lana Del Rey

posted on 30 Jul 2020


The move from celebrity status to becoming an author is one that many have attempted to make, and frequently to much success. The American singer and songwriter Jewel published a poetry collection in 1998 which sold over 1 million copies, albeit to mixed reviews.  With sales of poetry books hitting an all-time high in 2018, it makes economic sense for publishers to capitalise on the pre-established fanbase that a celebrity will bring along with them.

Read the full article on this link to The Oxford Blue