About This Show
Decipher is a podcast where we tell a story and break it down. Hosts Sharmila Sahni, Corey Long, and Lauren Hayes use an investigative approach in telling and discussing stories about all the things that are happening around us to better understand different perspectives and give voices to them.
Most Recent Episode
#4: Not Your Character, Not Your Story
In this episode of Decipher Podcast, a story about an author who tried to write a minority protagonist.
Corey interviews self-published author Ksenia Anske as she tells her story of writing a novel and changing her protagonist from a white woman to a black woman. After receiving backlash from some readers on what amounted to cultural appropriation, Ksenia learned hard lessons about what diversity in literature really means. We are joined in the discussion by writer Ash Davis and educator Eric Mills.