Podcast Episode 13: Adele Walsh talks about embracing discomfort, youth literature and being the bad girl of YA blogging

From her blogger beginnings as Persnickety Snark, Adele Walsh has been an advocate and champion for youth literature, and its intended teen audience. As the Program Coordinator for the State Library of Victoria’s Centre for Youth Literature, Adele creates, designs, implements, and evaluates learning and literacy programs built around and for young people. Under her leadership, initiatives including the Reading Matters conference, Story Camp, and the Inky Awards have flourished to become established, highly regarded literary institutions. Outside of her day-to-day role, Adele is an in-demand moderator, presenter, and teacher, an ongoing outspoken advocate for youth readers, and founding co-host of the literary podcast, Unladylike.

In this episode we discuss:

Say hi to Adele on Twitter at @snarkywench!

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Sally & Amy

Music by Richard Frohlich and sounds by GameAudio

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