The Young Adult Episode


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Kat and Phoebe discuss the controversy over a "vitriolic, violent" Twitter thread that resulted in a YA author's cancellation (no, not the worms guy), before answering burning questions from listeners about who's causing all this drama, the impact of young adult fiction shenanigans on the culture at large, and the craziest MeTooing Kat ever witnessed in her years on the YA beat.Links:The inaugural article on all things YA Twitter:  The Toxic Drama on YA TwitterKat in Refinery29: How The OwnVoices Movement Is Changing YA LiteratureAnother rundown of the Jessica Cluess/ Lorena German beef: What is #DisruptTexts?The Sarah Dessen controversy: Sarah Dessen & Brooke Nelson Twitter Controversy, ExplainedOne book blogger's writeup on the Tristina Wright debacle:  See for privacy and opt-out information.