116 - Oh, Jo. NO. Deconstructing JKR w/ Malorie (MD) Cooper
J.K. Rowling won't get off the transphobia train. In the wake of her recent comments, tweets, and blog posts, we decided to discuss this issue with Malorie Cooper, extremely prolific science fiction author (writing as MD Cooper), successful businessperson, trans woman, and owner of a truly impressive wardrobe of catsuits. We talk about Rowling's recent detective novel (under the pen name Robert Galbraith... and yes, we'll talk about that name), trans authors you can read instead of Rowling, and how we can approach the Harry Potter universe without continuing to support its author.
Find Malorie Cooper on Twitter at @MDCooperAuthor. Find her books on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/M-D-Cooper/e/B008I6L0Q6/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_ebooks_1
Authors & books recommended in this episode:
Marianne de Pierres: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=author%3ADe%20Pierres%2C%20Marianne
Dharma Kelleher: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=author%3AKelleher%2C%20Dharma
Vonda N. McIntyre: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=author%3AMcIntyre%2C%20Vonda
Charlie Jane Anders: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=author%3AAnders%2C%20Charlie%20Jane
BLACKFISH CITY by Sam J. Miller: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=blackfish+city
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