Episode 18! Questioning the Lens Through Which We See, an essay by Ellen Wittlinger

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Welcome to episode eighteen 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). 


In this episode, author Ellen Wittlinger reads her essay "Questioning the Lens Through Which We See," where she ruminates about the different standard used when judging work by women.  You can read Ellen's essay in its entirety HERE. Tune in for Wednesday’s episode with a discussion with Ellen about this essay.


About Ellen Wittlinger

Ellen Wittlinger is the author of fifteen YA and middle-grade novels. Her novel Hard Love won both a Printz Honor Award and a Lambda Literary Award. Her books have been on numerous ALA Best Books lists, Bank Street College of Education lists and state award lists. Ellen has won state awards in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. Her work has been translated into many other languages including Turkish, Croatian and Korean. She has taught at Emerson College in Boston and in the Simmons College Writing for Children MFA program

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