Minorities in Publishing

Hosted ByJenn Baker

Bimonthly podcast from publishing professionals Bev Rivero & Jenn Baker, and other industry insiders, on diversity (or lack thereof) in the industry.

Episode 12: Interview with Monica Odom

Jenn and Bev speak with literary agent at Liza Dawson Associates Monica Odom about her experiences in terms of her trajectory in the publishing industry and how the diversity movement seems to have taken shape and made the need for discussion about more diversity part of the everyday conversation. Literary agents are seen as “gatekeepers” by writers and Monica explains that agents experience rejection and the various reasons this may happen. 

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