kidlit women* podcast show

kidlit women* podcast

Summary: a collection of essays and interviews about the trails and tribulation of women in kidlit.

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Podcasts:

 Conversation with Betsy Bird | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:45

Librarian Betsy Bird and Grace Lin discuss the essay “Owning Our Words: Gatekeepers and Gender in Children’s Books” by Kate Messner,   the publisher courtship of librarians, the fallacy of harmless male objectification and much more.  

 Essay by Kate Messner | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 10:07

Grace Lin reads "Owning Our Words: Gatekeepers and Gender in Children's Books," by Kate Messner, an essay about the reception disparity of women vs men authors at conferences.

 Conversation with Ellen Wittlinger | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:48

Ellen Wittlinger discusses her essay about the unperceived double standards we have when judging women's writing vs men's. 

 Essay by Ellen Wittlinger | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:02

Ellen Wittlinger discusses the different standard when judging work by women. 

 Conversation with Louise Hawes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:48

Louise Hawes discusses her essay on ageism, author photos and white hair.

  Essay by Louise Hawes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:01

Louise Hawes reads her essay about ageism as evidenced by the lack of author photos of women with white hair. 

 Conversation with Emma Dryden | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:25

Emma Dryden discusses her essay, "DETERMINING OUR OWN VALUE & WORTH: IT'S VALUABLE & WORTH IT"

 Conversation with Emma Dryden | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:02

Emma Dryden discusses her essay about how she bounced back from a shocking layoff and find her own value.

 Essay by Emma Dryden | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:05

Emma Dryden reads her essay, "Determining Our Own Value & Worth: It's Valuable & Worth It!" about putting a monetary value on the work women do. 

 Conversation with Tracey Baptiste | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:14

Tracey Baptiste discusses her essay about intersectionality and the need to include all groups in order to achieve equality.

 Essay by Tracey Baptiste | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 06:18

Tracey Baptiste reads her essay about most women fail to recognize the power imbalance of marginalized groups.

 Conversation with Megan Dowd Lambert | File Type: audio/mp4 | Duration: 18:10

Megan Dowd Lambert discusses her essay about the problems with idea of a work-life balance and the need to tell ourselves a new story about working and motherhood.

 Essay by Megan Dowd Lambert | File Type: audio/mp4 | Duration: 12:21

Megan Dowd Lambert reads her essay about the juggle of motherhood and how it can actually impact our work in positive way.

 Conversation with Susan Van Metre | File Type: audio/mp4 | Duration: 18:12

Susan Van Metre discusses her essay and how #metoo made her reevaluate her favorite childhood stories.

 Essay by Susan Van Metre | File Type: audio/mp4 | Duration: 11:59

Susan Van Metre reads her essay about critically examining her favorite childhood stories in the aftermath of #metoo.

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