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episode 414: Episode 414: What Does It Mean To Be A Young Adult? Besides Knowing Everything? with Martin Wilson

It's a better and brighter world for LGBTQ teens, and even better if you're a reader! YA author Martin Wilson joins Biz to discuss the excellent winners and nominees of this year's Lambda Literary Awards. Plus, Biz lets it rip... again!

Get your copies of Martin Wilson's YA books on his website or wherever books are sold. 

Martin's Lambda Award Recommendations:

Camp by LC Rosen 
Sasha Masha by Agnes Borinsky 
The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen 
You Should See Me In A Crown by Leah Johnson 
Flamer by Mike Curato
King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender 
Deep and Dark Blue by Niki Smith 
A High Five For Glenn Burke by Phil Bildner
Our Subway Baby by Peter Mercurio 
From Archie to Zack by Vincent X Kirsch

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Therapy for Black Girls –

Dr. Jessica Clemmens – Instagram and her website

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