This is the sad state of mind of dinosaurs like Penguin Books. By publishing her stories Davenport, if anything, has increased interest in her publications including the projected publication of her novel. Now she has become a victim of the archaic mentality that still has a stranglehold on a substantial portion of the traditional-publishing world.
This should be a cautionary tale for authors who want to self-publish but are also considering print deals.
Please check out my first collection of short stories, The Sun Zebra.