Episode 36! Black Girls Economics In Young Adult Fiction by Edith Campbell
Welcome to episode 36 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, we feature the essay, “Black Girls Economics In Young Adult Fiction” by Edith Campbell. You can read Edith’s essay HERE.
About Edith (Edi) Campbell
Edith (Edi) Campbell is a quilter, mother, gardener, librarian, social justice advocate and more. She describes herself as an African American, able-bodied, cis gendered woman as well asan academic librarian who works particularly to improve the representation of People of Color and Native/First Nations people. She tries to be an ally for all marginalized young people and currently works as a Reference/Instruction Librarian at Indiana State University. Her thought-provoking blog, CrazyQuiltEdi, is titled that because crazy quilts are a unique quilt “that combines fabrics of all shapes, sizes, textures and colors into a unique piece of art,” which is what she desires for young people.