Episode TWO! We're Ready: an essay by Shannon Hale


Welcome to episode two of our kidlitwomen* podcast! Every week this podcast will feature an essay about an issue in the children's literature community (Monday) and a discussion about the essay (Wednesday). 


This week's essay is by Shannon Hale, read by Grace Lin.   You can read Shannon essay in its entirety HERE. Please tune into  Wednesday's episode when Shannon, herself, further discusses her essay.


About Shannon Hale

Shannon Hale  is the New York Times best-selling author of over twenty-five children's and young adult novels, including a popular Ever After High series, graphic novel memoir Real Friends, and multiple award winners The Goose Girl, Book of a Thousand Days, and Newbery Honor recipient Princess Academy. She also penned three books for adults, beginning with Austenland, which is now a major motion picture starring Keri Russell. With her husband Dean Hale she co-wrote Eisner-nominated graphic novel Rapunzel's Revenge, illustrated chapter book series The Princess in Black, and two novels about Marvel's unbeatable super hero, Squirrel Girl. They live with their four children near Salt Lake City, Utah. Follow Shannon on twitter at @haleshannon.


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Grace Lin