Episode 125: 10 Minutes with Alison Evans

October 18, 2023

In episode 125 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:

10 Minutes with Alison Evans

Allison spends 10 minutes with Alison Evans discussing their story in the Imagining The Future project and writing YA novels. Plus, Megan has a tip for school library staff in the lead up to the festive season.

Books we mention

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Bookmail and TBR pile

‘Wild About Babies’ by Philip Bunting
‘The Monster Game’ by Philip Bunting 
‘Where Are All the Christmas Beetles?’ by Suzanne Houghton
‘Miss Penny Dreadful and The Mermaid’s Locks’ by Allison Rushby
‘Little Ash: Sports Carnival’ by Jasmin McGaughey and Jade Goodwin
‘Willa and Woof: Double the Drama’ by Jacqueline Harvey. Illustrations by A. Yi
‘Solomon Macaroni and the Vampire Vacation’ by Ashleigh Barton

Imagining the Future
Alison Evans is the award-winning author of the queer YA books Ida, Highway Bodies, and Euphoria Kids. Alison is a contributor in Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories, HomeTown Haunts: A Horror #LoveOzYA anthology, co-edits the zine Concrete Queers and is the fiction editor for #enbylife. I spoke to Alison about their story in The Callistan Cycle for Imagining The Future.

Imagining Future with Melissa Keil, Alison Evans, Rebecca Lim, Lili Wilkinson and Gary Lonesborough

Quick tips

‘Creating and Crafting Books’ by Megan Daley
‘Craft Book Review’ by Megan Daley

Vale Scout (aka #Procrastipup)

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Meet Allison Rushby, the third member of #teamyknr. Find out about Allison and her books here.