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116 - Oh, Jo. NO. Deconstructing JKR w/ Malorie (MD) Cooper

October 07, 2020 Jesse Adams, Rob Gilmore, & Allie Charlesworth Season 1 Episode 16
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116 - Oh, Jo. NO. Deconstructing JKR w/ Malorie (MD) Cooper
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116 - Oh, Jo. NO. Deconstructing JKR w/ Malorie (MD) Cooper
Oct 07, 2020 Season 1 Episode 16
Jesse Adams, Rob Gilmore, & Allie Charlesworth

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

Follow Glitchy Pancakes on Twitter and Facebook @GlitchyPancakes. Subscribe on your favorite podcast app, and hey, if you like what we're doing, we'd love for you to leave a review on your podcast app. Email suggestions & comments to CakesPod@gmail.com. Thanks for listening!

Show Notes

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

Follow Glitchy Pancakes on Twitter and Facebook @GlitchyPancakes. Subscribe on your favorite podcast app, and hey, if you like what we're doing, we'd love for you to leave a review on your podcast app. Email suggestions & comments to CakesPod@gmail.com. Thanks for listening!