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

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

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Thoughtful Nuanced Discussions

By CrystalinWisconsin - Jul 11 2019
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The more episodes I hear, the more thankful I am for this podcast. The discussions really explore the complexities of how women move and live in the world of kidlit. Anyone with any connection to kidlit should be listening.

Great podcast!

By NanMercado - Dec 20 2018
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An invaluable resource for anyone in or around the children’s literature community. Thank you!

iTunes Ratings

44 Ratings
Average Ratings
44
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0
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0

Thoughtful Nuanced Discussions

By CrystalinWisconsin - Jul 11 2019
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The more episodes I hear, the more thankful I am for this podcast. The discussions really explore the complexities of how women move and live in the world of kidlit. Anyone with any connection to kidlit should be listening.

Great podcast!

By NanMercado - Dec 20 2018
Read more
An invaluable resource for anyone in or around the children’s literature community. Thank you!
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kidlit women* podcast

Latest release on Jan 21, 2020

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

Rank #1: An Open Letter to Well-Meaning White Women, Conversation with Laura Jimenez

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Laura Jimenez and Grace Lin talk about Laura's essay, "An Open Letter to Well-Meaning White Women" and much more.  

Mar 06 2019

54mins

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Rank #2: The Children's Industry and Aging, an anonymous essay

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An anonymous essay about the Children's Industry and Aging.

Jan 21 2019

8mins

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Rank #3: An Open Letter to Well-Meaning White Women, by Laura Jimenez

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Dr. Laura Jimenez shares her essay, "An Open Letter to Well-Meaning White Women.” 

Mar 04 2019

13mins

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Rank #4: 2018 PW Industry Salary Survey Conversation with Kheryn Callender, Part 1

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Grace Lin and Kheryn Callender discuss The 2018 PW Publishing Industry Salary Survey and how publishing side of the children's book industry needs to diversify. 

Jan 14 2019

27mins

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Rank #5: Part 1 of Interview with Victoria Stapleton, Executive Director of School and Library Marketing

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In this episode Grace shares an interview with Victoria Stapleton, the executive director of school and library marketing at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (which is the main publisher of her books).  This interview has been broken up into two parts. Please come back on wed to hear part 2.

May 20 2019

34mins

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Rank #6: Conversation with Betsy Bird

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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.  

Sep 19 2018

35mins

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Rank #7: Conversation with Linda Sue Park

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Dec 05 2018

44mins

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Rank #8: "Now You See Me, Now You Don't," conversation with KA Holt

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KA Holt discusses her essay, "Now You See Me, Now You Don't" as well  as her educator on soft censorship. 

May 08 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #9: Conversation with Laurel Snyder

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Laurel Synder discusses her essay "No More All-White Panels: A Pledge" with Jacqueline Davies.

Dec 12 2018

1hr 12mins

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Rank #10: Conversation with Samira Ahmed, Part 1

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In this episode, Grace Lin talks with author Samira Ahmed about the controversy surrounding the preview of the graphic novel "A Suicide Bomber Sit in the Library."

Nov 26 2018

35mins

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Rank #11: Conversation with Jennifer Ziegler

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Jennifer Ziegler discusses with Alvina Ling how adults gender-limit children's reading without realizing it. 

Oct 24 2018

23mins

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Rank #12: Essay by Kate Messner

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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.  

Sep 17 2018

10mins

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Rank #13: Essay by Meg Medina

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Meg Medina discusses the many layers of money, especially as a women of color, and discarding the shame of asking for more. 

Oct 15 2018

16mins

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Rank #14: The Children's Industry and Aging: Conversation with Susan Van Metre and Alvina Ling

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Alvina Ling and Susan Van Metre discuss Monday’s anonymous essay about aging and the children’s book industry.

Jan 23 2019

27mins

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Rank #15: The Fallacy of the Strong Female Character, essay by Erin Dionne

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Erin Dionne shares her essay, The Fallacy of the Strong Female Character.

Feb 04 2019

8mins

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Rank #16: Conversation with Meg Medina

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Meg Medina discusses her essay, "Money" and its many layers for writers, especially women of color. 

Oct 17 2018

35mins

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Rank #17: Part2 of Interview with Victoria Stapleton, Executive Director of School and Library Marketing

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Grace shares Part 2 of the interview with Victoria Stapleton, the executive director of school and library marketing at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (which is the main publisher of her books).  This is part 2 of the interview.

May 22 2019

33mins

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Rank #18: “‘Boy’ books vs. ‘Girl’ books: How do we stop the labeling?, conversation with Susan Adrian

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Alvina Ling and Susan Adrian discuss Susan’s essay, “‘Boy’ books vs. ‘Girl’ books: How do we stop the labeling?

Mar 27 2019

19mins

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Rank #19: What Would Julian Do?, conversation with Ali Benjamin

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Grace Lin and Ali Benjamin discuss Ali's essay,  "What Would Julian Do? (and other questions from a half century of internalized misogyny)"

Feb 27 2019

20mins

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Rank #20: Where the Women Are: Tough Questions About the Gender Disparities in Children’s Publishing, Conversation with Emma Walton Hamilton

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Emma Walton Hamilton discusses her essay "Where the Women Are: Tough Questions About the Gender Disparities in Children’s Publishing"  with Alvina Ling.

Jan 09 2019

24mins

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Episode 101! The Last Episode!

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In this episode, Grace Lin announces the end of the kidlitwomen* podcast, the establishment of the kidlitwomen* scholarship at the Highlights Foundation and invites you to listen to her other podcast, Book Friends Forever.

Jan 21 2020

31mins

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EPISODE 100! Reflecting on Season One of kidlitwomen*

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Today we have a discussion with Grace Lin and Karen Blumenthal, the co-creators of the kidlitwomen* project as well as a personal message from Grace.

Jun 26 2019

37mins

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#ownvoices, conversation with Kekla Magoon

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Kekla Magoon and Karen Blumenthal discuss #ownvoices. 

Jun 19 2019

47mins

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"The Wrong Question," essay by Grace Lin

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Grace Lin shares her essay, "The Wrong Question."

Jun 17 2019

9mins

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The Myth of “Girl Books” and “Boy Books”, PART 2

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Today’s episode is part 2 of the recording from the 2019 Texas Library Association conference. Before the panel “The Myth of “Girl Books” and “Boy Books”: Exploring Gender Bias with Middle Grade Authors” was held, a few of the participants gathered to begin the conversation. .

Jun 12 2019

24mins

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The Myth of “Girl Books” and “Boy Books”, PART 1

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Today’s episode is recording from the 2019 Texas Library Association conference. Before the panel “The Myth of “Girl Books” and “Boy Books”: Exploring Gender Bias with Middle Grade Authors” was held, a few of the participants gathered to begin the conversation. This is part 1 of the after panel discussion.  Please come back on Wed. to hear part 2.

Jun 10 2019

33mins

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"An Audit of My Experience," conversation with Molly B. Burnham

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In this episode, Molly B. Burnham discusses her essay "An Audit of My Experience,"  with Jacqueline Davies. 

Jun 05 2019

24mins

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“AN AUDIT OF MY EXPERIENCE,” essay by Molly B. Burnham

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Molly B. Burnham shares her essay, “AN AUDIT OF MY EXPERIENCE.”

Jun 03 2019

7mins

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"Thank you, Sheila Minor Huff," conversation with Tricia Springstubb

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In this episode, Tricia Springstubb discusses her essay, “Thank You, Sheila Minor Huff.”

May 29 2019

19mins

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"Thank you, Sheila Minor Huff," essay by Tricia Springstubb

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Tricia Springstubb shares her essay "Thank you, Sheila Minor Huff." 

May 28 2019

9mins

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Part2 of Interview with Victoria Stapleton, Executive Director of School and Library Marketing

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Grace shares Part 2 of the interview with Victoria Stapleton, the executive director of school and library marketing at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (which is the main publisher of her books).  This is part 2 of the interview.

May 22 2019

33mins

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Part 1 of Interview with Victoria Stapleton, Executive Director of School and Library Marketing

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In this episode Grace shares an interview with Victoria Stapleton, the executive director of school and library marketing at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (which is the main publisher of her books).  This interview has been broken up into two parts. Please come back on wed to hear part 2.

May 20 2019

34mins

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Episode 89! "School Visit Survey Part 5: Next Steps ," conversation with Michelle Cusolito

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In this episode, Michelle Cusolito discusses the School Visit Survey she and Jeannette Bradley conducted in March 2018.

May 15 2019

45mins

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School Visit Survey, Next Steps by Michelle Cusolito

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In this episode, Michelle Cusolito shares Part 5 of the School Visit Survey she and Jeannette Bradley conducted in March 2018.

May 13 2019

20mins

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"Now You See Me, Now You Don't," conversation with KA Holt

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KA Holt discusses her essay, "Now You See Me, Now You Don't" as well  as her educator on soft censorship. 

May 08 2019

1hr 3mins

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"Now You See Me, Now You Don't," Essay by KA Holt

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In this episode, KA Holt shares her essay, “Now You See Me, Now You Don't.”

May 06 2019

11mins

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Branding or Gendering, Conversation with Sarah Darer Littman

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In this episode, Alvina Ling and Sarah Darer Littman discuss Sarah’s essay, “Branding or Gendering.”

May 01 2019

26mins

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Branding or Gendering, essay by Sarah Darer Littman

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In this episode, Sarah Darer Littman shares her essay, “Branding or Gendering.”

Apr 29 2019

12mins

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The Conversation, discussion with Jacqueline Davies

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In this episode, Jacqueline Davies and Grace Lin discuss Jacqueline’s essay, “The Conversation,” (which can be heard in episode 82).

Apr 24 2019

18mins

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The Conversation, essay by Jacqueline Davies

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In this episode, Jacqueline Davies shares her essay, “The Conversation.”

Apr 22 2019

15mins

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iTunes Ratings

44 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Thoughtful Nuanced Discussions

By CrystalinWisconsin - Jul 11 2019
Read more
The more episodes I hear, the more thankful I am for this podcast. The discussions really explore the complexities of how women move and live in the world of kidlit. Anyone with any connection to kidlit should be listening.

Great podcast!

By NanMercado - Dec 20 2018
Read more
An invaluable resource for anyone in or around the children’s literature community. Thank you!