Series: Minorities in Publishing

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

Episode 104: Interview with Na Kim

Art Director Na Kim discusses her entry into publishing and the role of designers.

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Episode 103: Interview with Dr. Yusef Salaam and Ibi Zoboi

Bestselling authors Ibi Zoboi and Dr. Yusef Salaam discuss their collaboration and history leading up to the creation of their book PUNCHING THE AIR.

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Episode 102: Interview with Alaina Lavoie

Alaina Lavoie returns to discuss her new role at WNDB, ableism in publishing, and working in quarantine.

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Episode 101: Interview with Kelly Yang

Bestselling author Kelly Yang discusses her new YA that explores assault and advocacy

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Episode 100: Interview with Liara Tamani

Author Liara Tamani discusses her new Black romance for teens and the impact of Black love in film.

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Episode 99.5: Interview with Hannah Oliver Depp (during Covid)

In an addendum to Episode 99, bookstore owner Hannah Oliver Depp discusses how bookstores and the ABA are faring during the pandemic

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Episode 99: Interview with Hannah Oliver Depp

Loyalty Bookstore owner Hannah Oliver Depp discusses the reality of being a small business owner before and during Covid-19.

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Episode 98: Interview with Renée Watson

Renée Watson returns to the podcast to talk about her 10 years in the business as a writer & her new book.

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Episode 97: Interview with Connor Goldsmith

Literary agent Connor Goldsmith talks Twitter presence, financial realities of agenting, and agent-client etiquette.

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Episode 96: Interview with Abigail Hing Wen

Debut author Abigail Hing Wen discusses “Loveboat, Taipei,” combating Asian stereotypes, and the idea of balance

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