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Gender Reveal

Nov 15, 2021

Tuck speaks with Jackie Ess (she/her), author of Darryl. Topics include:  

  • The future of trans literature (whatever that means)
  • Writing from the outside and avoiding tokenization
  • How to avoid being the worst kind of reader
  • Hints to the subjects of Jackie’s next two books
  • Plus: Jonathan Franzen, Jack Harlow, Casey Plett, Torrey Peters, Hugo Grotius, and the Situation?

This Week in Gender: Para sports and the Paralympics. (You can read WBC’s trans inclusion policy here.)

Find Jackie on Twitter @jackie_ess. Buy Darryl on Bookshop or wherever books are.

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Associate Producer: Ozzy Llinas Goodman
Logo: Ira M. Leigh
Music: Breakmaster Cylinder
Additional Music: “Friction Model” by Blue Dot Sessions
Sponsors: Enby (promo code: GenderReveal)