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 68: Interview with Vashti Harrison

Author/Illustrator Vashti Harrison discusses her new book LITTLE LEADERS, her entry into visual art through cinema, and the quick trajectory for her debut.

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Episode 67: Interview with Rosalie Morales Kearns

Publisher and author Rosalie Morales Kearns joins Jenn to speak about Catholicism, her debut novel, and Shade Mountain Press.

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Episode 66: Interview with Nicole Blades

Author & podcaster Nicole Blades speaks with Jenn about using journalism to write fiction and her previous experiences in media.

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Episode 65: Interview with Nic Stone

Nic Stone speaks with Jenn about her debut DEAR MARTIN, intersectional representation in writing, and portraying ally-ship in her latest.

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Episode 64: Interview with Samantha Mabry

Samantha Mabry (2017 National Book Award YPL Longlist nominee) talks to Jenn about her new book, teaching college students, and biracial identity.

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Episode 63: Interview with Jesmyn Ward

National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward discusses her new book, her methodology for creative writing workshops, and creating characters

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Episode 62: Interview with David Barclay Moore

Debut author David Barclay Moore discusses his new middle grade book, the differences between writing “kid” & “adult” lit, and more.

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Episode 61: Interview with Jenny Zhang

Jenny Zhang, author of the story collection SOUR HEART, speaks with Jenn on her road to publication, going to Iowa, and how she vetted agents.

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Episode 60: Interview with Madhuri Pavamani

Author and advocate Madhuri Pavamani speaks to Jenn about her new romance trilogy & adding to the catalogue of representative romance/urban fantasy.

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Episode 59: Interview with Saba Sulaiman

Literary Agent Saba Sulaiman joins the MiP podcast to discuss working full-time and parenting, how she got into agenting, and the ups/downs of the field.

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