Title: The Desire to Be a Gryffindor
In this week's episode of Book Jawn Podcast, Grace interviews debut YA author and Philly teacher Randy Ribay to talk about his new book, geekery, and diversity in media.
- We Need Diverse Books
- WNDB Holiday Gift Suggestions
- Watch Randy talk about Why We Need Diverse Books on Writing in the Margins
- Jason Low's diversity survey for publishers
- Hamilton the Musical by Lin Manuel-Miranda
Randy's favorite books and authors..
- Salman Rushdie
- Sandra Cisneros
- James Baldwin
- José Rizal
- Pablo Neruda
- Patrick Rosal
- Hugh Howey
- George RR Martin
The Last Book Randy Read:
He's Currently Reading:
Books That Shaped Him:
Books That Everyone Should Read:
Contest! Tell us what you're thankful for, for a chance to win a signed copy of Randy's book!
Theme music written exclusively for Book Jawn Podcast by Joe DeGeorge. Visit him at joedegeorge.com and tell people about him!
Art by Ramsey Beyer, see more of her work at everydaypants.com