Our Pod

Here at the Pod, we share thoughts and opinions about the growing need for diversity in
children’s literature. As we get rooted, we will feature stories about Mighty Girls and Gentle Warriors of Change. Please stay a while, and join the conversation.

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February 19, 2020

Self-Publishing Diverse Children’s Books: Lessons Learned [Part 2]

Do Lived Experiences Even Matter? A decade ago, when I launched Saffron Press, everything was an unknown. Self-publishing was frowned upon, it was seen as lesser-than. […]
February 17, 2020

Self-Publishing Diverse Children’s Books: Lessons Learned [Part 1]

As a classroom teacher of colour, it had been unwaveringly apparent that the limited access to diverse representation within standard curriculum, or from the shelves and […]
August 1, 2018

The Indie Community Advocating for Diverse Children’s Books

Years ago, when far fewer conversations were taking place around the need for diverse books, I took the necessary leap to launch a small independent Children’s […]