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kidlit women* podcast

Sep 19, 2018

Librarian Betsy Bird and Grace Lin discuss the essay “Owning Our Words: Gatekeepers and Gender in Children’s Books” by Kate Messner,   the publisher courtship of librarians, the fallacy of harmless male objectification and much more.  


Sep 17, 2018

Grace Lin reads "Owning Our Words: Gatekeepers and Gender in Children's Books," by Kate Messner, an essay about the reception disparity of women vs men authors at conferences.  


Sep 12, 2018

Ellen Wittlinger discusses her essay about the unperceived double standards we have when judging women's writing vs men's. 


Sep 10, 2018

Ellen Wittlinger discusses the different standard when judging work by women. 


Sep 5, 2018

Louise Hawes discusses her essay on ageism, author photos and white hair.