Episode 5: J. Albert Mann
In the fifth episode of Truer Words, we focus on the challenges of writing historical biographical fiction.
Then we talk to author J. Albert Mann! Jen is the author of the new YA biographical historical fiction WHAT EVERY GIRL SHOULD KNOW, about the early life of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger. She is also the author of the Sunny Sweet middle grade series and another historical novel, Scar.
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Books, movies, TV, specials, and other media or institutions mentioned include:
Scar by J. Albert Mann
Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell
My Fight for Birth Control by Margaret Sanger
Woman of Valor by Ellen Chesler
Other books by Margaret Sanger
Racism, Birth Control, and Reproductive Rights by Angela Davis
People I Want to Punch in the Throat by Jen Mann
Kerry Sparks, literary agent
Unpresidented by Martha Brockenbrough
Heartland by Sarah Smarsh
Just As I Thought by Grace Paley
Rachel Syme on Twitter
Rage Becomes Her by Soraya Chemaly
Eloquent Rage by Dr. Brittney Cooper
Good and Mad by Rebecca Traister
My Life As a Goddess by Guy Branum