Jennie Wood is a writer and musician born and raised in North Carolina and currently resides in Boston, MA. She is the author of the YA novel, A Boy Like Me, which is a Next Generation Indie Book Awards finalist, an INDIEFAB Book of the Year finalist, and one of Foreword Reviews’ 10 Best Indie YA novels for 2014. A frequent contributor to the acclaimed anthology series FUBAR by Jeff McComsey Jennie is perhaps best known as the creator and writer of the critically acclaimed, award-winning Flutter, a graphic novel series published by 215 Ink. The trilogy has received numerous accolades from The Advocate, Bleeding Cool and the Virginia Library Association.
In this episode, Adrian and Jennie discuss the real-life inspirations behind the conclusion of the Flutter series and how much of the story reflects American society in the wake of Trump's presidency. The conversation tackles subjects such as sexism, racism and the continuing need for indie comics to be a voice of positive change in uncertain times. Plus, Jennie gives listeners insight into how musicians like Courtney Love, Lorde and Veruca Salt inform the world of Flutter.
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Episode 114: The Filter of Flutter (with Jennie Wood)
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