Welcome to Substack Reads, your weekly ingestible of the greatest essays, art, and ideas created right here on Substack. 

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Hamish McKenzie
Co-founder of Substack. Chief Writing Officer.
We believe that what you read matters and great writing is valuable.
Farrah @Substack
I'm head of Writer Partnerships for Substack UK and editor of Substack Reads. In another life, I used to edit ELLE & Cosmo . You can find my writing on ThingsWorthKnowing.substack.com