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.

All Episodes

Episode 96: Interview with Abigail Hing Wen

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

Episode 95: Interview with Angela Maria Spring

Owner of Duende District (Pop-Up) Bookstore Angela Maria Spring discusses her experience as a bookseller serving POC communities nationwide.

Episode 94: Interview with Kacen Callender

Award-winning author Kacen Callender discusses their adult crossover book, methods of writing for readership, and privilege.

Episode 93: Interview with Rena Barron

Kingdom of Souls author Rena Barron discusses her path to publication and the importance of Black people in fantasy.

Episode 92: Interview with Sailaja Joshi

Co-publisher of Bharat Babies, Sailaja Joshi, discusses creating a new indie imprint focused on South Asian stories.

Episode 91: Interview with Bassey Ikpi

Author & mental health advocate Bassey Ikpi discusses the path to publication and the craft within depicting her life in her new book.

Episode 90: Interview with Keah Brown

Debut author and creator of #DisabledandCute Keah Brown discusses her book The Pretty One, ableism, and her trajectory as a writer.

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.

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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