Episode 30! IT’S THE GROWN-UPS WITH THE HANG-UPS – NOT THE READERS, by Jennifer Ziegler
Welcome to episode 30 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, Jennifer Ziegler reads her essay “IT’S THE GROWN-UPS WITH THE HANG-UPS – NOT THE READERS” . You can read Jennifers's essay in its entirety HERE. Tune in for Wednesday’s episode for a discussion with Jennifer and Alvina Ling about this essay.
About Jennifer Ziegler
Jennifer Ziegler is the author of of more than 20 books in a variety of markets, including YA/middle grade novels, romance series, TV tie-ins, thrillers, and sci-fi/dystopian novels. A former classroom teacher, Jennifer has led writing workshops and served on expert panels at a number of trade conferences, book festivals, and universities. Her stories, articles and essays have appeared in three YA anthologies, the Austin American-Statesman, Lector, Austin Family, and the Hunger Mountain Literary Magazine. Jennifer earned journalism and English degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and is a graduate of the New Jersey Writing Program. Her latest book is “Revenge of the Teacher’s Pets” a Brewster Triplet novel where the three sister want to fight for justice & kindness -- even if it requires a little mayhem.
Follow Jennifer on twitter at @zieglerjennifer