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  • Summary

  • Writer Ashley Ford wants to know about authors' firsts. First love. First draft. First rejection. Join Ashley as she gets authors like Zadie Smith, Jessica Valenti, Janet Mock and others to open up for an intimate conversation about writing, books, art, life, and love.

    When you add Authorized: Firsts to your library you will receive all 11 episodes, each with a runtime of approximately 20 minutes.

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Episodes
  • Oct 24 2017
    [Contains explicit content] In the last episode of the season, Ashley sits down with Zadie Smith, whose new novel is Swing Time . Smith discusses writing a book about tap dance, how she sees a writer's role in tough political times, and what it means to her to finally be satisfied with a novel.
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    24 mins
  • Oct 24 2017
    Ashley sits down with Jade Chang, whose debut novel is The Wangs vs. the World. Chang discusses the process of writing a non-traditional immigrant story, and reads an excerpt from her unpublished first novel that is sure to thrill fans of the musical Hamilton.
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    19 mins
  • Oct 24 2017
    [Contains explicit content] Ashley sits down with Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, whose debut memoir is Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age. Amani talks Islamophobia, Bad Girls Club and the impact of her website, Muslim Girl, a platform for young Muslim women to make their voices heard in the media.
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    19 mins

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It would be. It’s mainly about transgenders, Gay people and their impression on the Lord our God, etc. I misunderstood, I would not suggest this book or this set of mini series/interviews to anyone.

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  • 03-02-21

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