Episode 84! , “Branding or Gendering," essay by Sarah Darer Littman


Welcome to episode 84 of our kidlitwomen* podcast! Usually, this podcast features an essay about an issue in the children's literature community (Monday) and a discussion about the essay (Wednesday). 

In this episode, Sarah Darer Littman shares her essay, “Branding or Gendering.” You can read her essay HERE. Come back on Wednesday to hear the discussion about this essay.

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Sarah Darer Littman is the critically acclaimed author of Young Adult novels, Anything But Okay,  In Case You Missed It, Backlash, (Winner of the Iowa Teen Book Award) Want to Go Private?; Life, After and Purge; and middle grade novels, Taming of the Shoe, Fairest of Them All, Charmed, I’m Sure and Confessions of a Closet Catholic, winner of the Sydney Taylor Book Award. As well as writing novels, Sarah teaches creative writing as an adjunct professor in the MFA program at Western Connecticut State University, at the Yale Summer Writers' Conference, and she is an award-winning opinion columnist. She lives in Connecticut with her family and two dogs, in a house that never seems to have enough bookshelves. 


Grace Lin