CONTENT WARNING: The passage Sarah reads utilizes strong language and a hateful slur as part of the antagonist’s dialogue. If you would prefer to skip this section, it goes from 2:35 to 6:19. Such language is not used for the remainder of the episode.
Synopsis: Sarah Ward discusses her debut LGBTQ+ YA novel, AESOP LAKE, as well as writing a story for allies, why people don’t abandon toxic belief systems, our capacity for empathy, and the changing state of the world under a president who spreads hate.
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Present: Harry C. Marks, Sarah Ward
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Download: Episode S4E13 – Sarah Ward, AESOP LAKE