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 49: Interview with Brendan Kiely & Jason Reynolds

NYT bestselling authors of ALL AMERICAN BOYS Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely join Jenn to discuss integral topics in books and their book’s platform

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Episode 48: Interview with WNDB Interns (Pt. 3)

Publishing interns Jocquelle S. Caiby, Alexandra Hightower, & Jessica Howard speak about their passion for agenting and the discrepancy in seeing PoC literary agents.

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Episode 47: Interview with WNDB Interns (Pt. 2)

Publishing interns Maya Marlette & Rafiatou Aguy about their experience in publishing so far and how far they’d be willing to go to get an opportunity.

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Episode 46: Interview with WNDB Interns (Pt. 1)

Publishing interns Pia Ceres, Manny Blasco, and Talia Chaves about their experience in publishing so far and the importance of paid internships.

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Episode 45: Interview with Rion Amilcar Scott

Debut author of INSURRECTIONS Rion Amilcar Scott talks with Jenn about learning from writing an “unpublishable” novel and the importance of Black representation in books.

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Episode 44: “Realities of Publishing” Panel (Career Segment)

Panelists Connor Goldsmith, Todd Hunter, Stephanie Jimenez, Ebony LaDelle, & Diana Pho speak to their roles in publishing & how they got into the industry

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Episode 43: Interview with Nahshon Anderson

Writer Nahshon Anderson speaks with Jenn about their pursuit of writing and also pursuing writing grants.

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Episode 42: Interview with Jill Petty

Sr. Acquiring Editor Jill Petty speaks with Jenn about her trajectory in social activism and publishing.

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Episode 41: “Realities of Publishing” Panel (Writing Segment)

Panelists Connor Goldsmith, Todd Hunter, Stephanie Jimenez, Ebony LaDelle, & Diana Pho speak to their roles in publishing & what that relationship is with authors

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Episode 40: Interview with Taté Walker

Editor, speaker, and writer Taté Walker joins Jenn to discuss her transition into social activism and journalism as editor of Native Peoples Magazine.

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