Founding editor Sonya Chung and Minorities in Podcast creator-host Jennifer N. Baker talk diversity in publishing, representation in film & media, corporate-v.-indie publishing, and more.
by Mollie Weisenfeld
The authors featured here have a decidedly international spin.
by Shoba Viswanathan
” Much of the time it has to do with getting out of my own way. Somehow you have to be fiendishly devoted to your work yet untroubled by how it will be received, or whether it will be received at all.”
by Maddie King
“Instead of thinking of translation as a smooth transition or a harmonious process, I am interested in how translation brings up dissent, discordance, deviation, contention.”
by Jen Lue
“I’m interested in the idea of who gets to be well and whose way of existing and perceiving gets to be labeled as ‘well’ . . . As a woman of color you grow up experiencing things at the same that you’re being told, ‘This isn’t happening to you.'”
by Jill Kargman
We become balsamic reductions as we age—our very best parts distilled and clarified. Which is why they make needlepoint pillows that say aging is great like wine or cheese—and not like bananas, but that’s besides the point.
by Joan Schweighardt
“It hurt a lot to give up the musical career dream, but I never felt I would give up music itself. That would be impossible for me.”
by Pamela Holmes
I would develop a psychological picture of a woman who could be this brave and determined. I would create a portrait of a marriage that would sustain and support her obsession. I would answer the question for myself.