50 minutes | Feb 17th 2021

Ep. 104 | You Should See Me in a Crown and Take a Hint, Dani Brown

In this week’s episode, Kendra and Sachi discuss our two discussion books You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson and Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert. And our special guests Evelyn Bradley and Mérinda Dutton share books around the theme Black Joy.Thanks to Our Sponsors! Go to Acorn.tv and use the code ReadingWomen to get your first thirty days free! Go to Literati.com/ReadingWomen to get 25% off of your first two orders! Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodies. Follow along over on Instagram, join the discussion in our Goodreads group, and be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for more new books and extra book reviews!Some links are affiliate links. Find more details here.Books Mentioned You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert Evelyn RecommendsThere are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé by Morgan ParkerMérinda RecommendsHomeland Calling: Words from a New Generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voices. Homeland Calling edited by Ellen van NeervenAbout Our GuestsEvelyn Bradley lives in PEI, Canada with her wife, Vanessa. She is a diversity and inclusion consultant through her firm 'Bradley Consulting'. When not consulting, she spends a good amount of time plotting around her Queer cottagecore lifestyle; thinking up what bow tie to craft next; and cooking up well-plated meals with Vanessa. She is a spoken word poet and avid book lover. Follow her and her wife @gayfromAway on Instagram.MERINDA DUTTON is a proud Gumbaynggirr and Barkindji woman from the rural community of Grafton, NSW. Merinda developed a strong passion for law and social justice during her early teenage years. During her first year at UNSW, studying for a Bachelor of Jurisprudence/Bachelor of Laws double degree, Merinda was awarded the Landon-Smith Family Scholarship. The following year, she became a recipient of the Paul Doneley Memorial Scholarship, set up to support First Nations Australians undertaking law studies at the University. She undertook student internships at Allens, the Office of the Registrar of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act, and the Native Title Service Provider for Aboriginal Traditional Owners (NTSCORP) to supplement her scholarship income. Merinda graduated in 2013 and is an Acting Senior Solicitor at the Civil Law Service for Aboriginal Communities at Legal Aid NSW. Based in Lismore, she joined the organisation in 2014 and delivers advice and casework assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote and regional communities throughout NSW, as well as to First Nations women in custody. Merinda was named the Attorney-General Department’s 2019 National Indigenous Legal Professional of the Year at the National Indigenous Legal Conference in Darwin. She co-founded Blackfulla Book Club with Teela Reid in April 2020.Twitter | Instagram | Blackfulla Book ClubCONTACTQuestions? Comments? Email us hello@readingwomenpodcast.com. SOCIAL MEDIATwitter | Facebook | Instagram | WebsiteMusic by Miki Saito with Isaac Greene Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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