Podcast: 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 89: Interview with Tanisha C. Ford

Author and scholar Dr. Tanisha Ford discusses the origins of her new book DRESSED IN DREAMS, Black Hair care, and nostalgia for fashion in Black culture.

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Episode 88: Interview with Sonya Chung

Sonya Chung speaks determining success as artists and how the white gaze tends to influence and alter underrepresented characters.

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Episode 87: Elizabeth Acevedo & Meg Medina (Creative Conversation)

The live recording of the March 2018 Creative Conversation between award-winning authors Elizabeth Acevedo and Meg Medina at I, Too Arts.

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Episode 86: Interview with Radix Media

Lantz Arroyo and Sarah Lopez discuss being part of a worker cooperative printer/publisher at Radix Media in Brooklyn.

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Episode 85: Live Recording at TechForum with Jael Richardson

BookNet Canada’s annual TechForum conference served as the venue for this live conversation with FOLD founder and author, Jael Richardson

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Episode 84: Creative Conversation with Carole Boston Weatherford & Frank Morrison

Live recording of the January 10, 2019 Creative Conversation between Carole Boston Weatherford and Frank Morrison.

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Episode 83: Interview with Jerry Craft

Graphic novelist Jerry Craft discusses his new middle grade book NEW KID and the necessity to see humor in Black portrayals in books.

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Episode 82: Interview with Imani Josey

Independent author Imani Josey speaks on self-publishing, how pageantry prepared her for the work of publishing, and branding.

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Episode 81: Interview with Bria Kiara

Bria Kiara, creator of Day Dreamers Magazine spoke about the process of creating one’s own literary magazine & establishing your vision.

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Episode 80: Interview with Dawn Quigley

Author & Professor Dawn Quigley talks about her new book & Native identities in children’s literature.

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