E5: #5: Change In Plans
Karina and Matthew talk about inclusive author visits, soft censorship, and one middle grade author’s reflection on her experience speaking at a school to an audience greatly reduced in size after the host learned of the author’s LGBTQ+ identity. Joining is special guest K.A. Holt, author of the Redwood and Ponytail.
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“Now You See Me, Now You Don’t” by K.A. Holt (article in Publisher’s Weekly)
K.A. Holt Reads “Now You See Me, Now You Don’t” on the KidlitWomen* Podcast
Conversation between K. A. Holt and Grace Lin on the KidlitWomen* Podcast
BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:
Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
KARINA AND MATTHEW ARE READING:
The Hero Next Door, edited by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich with We Need Diverse Books
The Bridge HomebyPadma Venkatraman
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