Episode SIX! My Mother Wants to Meet You: an Essay by Michelle Edwards

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Welcome to episode six 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/illustrator Michelle Edwards reads her essay "My Mother Wants to Meet You"  You can read Michelle's essay in its entirety HERE. Tune in for Wednesday’s episode with a discussion with Michelle about this essay

About Michelle Edwards


Michelle Edwards is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including Chicken Man and A Hat for Mrs. Goldman (illustrated by G. Brian Karas). She's also written a book for adults as well as nearly one hundred essays and cards for knitters. 

Michelle lives in Iowa City, Iowa with her husband, a house full of books and artifacts of her three daughter's childhoods.  See more about Michelle at her website and follow her on instagram: Studio Scrawls@Instagram

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Grace Lin