kidlit women* podcast
Summary: a collection of essays and interviews about the trails and tribulation of women in kidlit.
In this episode, Edi Campbell discusses her essay “Black Girl Economics in YA fiction” (episode 36) with Karen Blumenthal.
Librarian Edith (Edi) Campbell discusses the value places on African-American girls in Young Adult Fiction.
Katie Kennedy discusses her essay, "SOME OF US WRITE WORDS; SOME OF US CREAM BUTTER," her tribute to those who affected change quietly.
Author Katie Kennedy recounts memories of her mother, showing how even the quietest of us can still affect change.
Christine Taylor-Butler discusses her essays GENDER INEQUITY: CALDECOTT& THE CSK ILLUSTRATOR AWARDS
Author Christine Taylor-Butler breaks down the statistics of the Caldecott and the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards by gender and race with eye-opening results.
Jennifer Ziegler discusses with Alvina Ling how adults gender-limit children's reading without realizing it.
Jennifer Ziegler reads her essay, "It's the Grown-ups with the Hang-Ups- Not the Readers," about how unaware adults often gender-limit the reading of kids.
Meg Medina discusses her essay, "Money" and its many layers for writers, especially women of color.
Meg Medina discusses the many layers of money, especially as a women of color, and discarding the shame of asking for more.
Part 2 of the interview with Roger Sutton about a recent uproar about the Sept/Oct issue of the Horn Book Magazine.
In part 1 of this 2 part interview, Grace Lin talks with Roger Sutton about a recent uproar about the Sept/Oct issue of the Horn Book Magazine.
Corey Ann Haydu discusses her essay, "On Writing, Sexual Harassment, and Being an Example," about early rape culture
When Cory Ann Haydu did a virtual author visit with sixth graders, her phone number was accidentally shown. What happened afterwards is a disturbing story of how early rape culture begins.
Lyn Miller-Lachman discusses her essay about the difficulties of being a neurodiverse author.