53 min

S2E7 Ami Maxine Irmen || Santita D'Anjou #badasswriters

    • Books

In today's episode I talk with two guests, both of whom are teachers. First, Ami Maxine Irmen is a creative writing instructor at a community college. Ami has also been involved in teaching how to write memoirs to young women at the Jane Adeny Memorial School in Kenya, and she's been heavily involved in the bringing together of a very special project: a book full of memoirs written by the young women she taught. Proceeds from the sale of every book, called Voice of Jane Adeny Memorial School, will go towards funding scholarships so that more of these girls can attend school, which is no easy feat in Kenya, as you'll hear in my interview with Ami.

The book is available now and the link to purchase it is https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09XLPYLW9/.

Ami can be found on her website at www.amimaxine.com. You can find out more information about the school on her website here. She's also on Twitter @Ami_Maxine and on Instagram @ami.maxine. To learn more about the school and find out how you can help, click here.

Next up we have Santita D'Anjou. We chat about her special writing projects which tackle difficult themes that teens struggle with. Santita wants to reach teens who are going through difficult times and give them a voice, make sure they know they're not alone. She's been inspired by her students, and she also inpires her many middle school aged students in a different creative way: theatre! *** There is a content warning for my interview with Santita for mention of suicide. ***

Santita's website is https://www.santitadanjoubooks.com, and she can be found on Instagram @santitadanjou.books.

Follow Kathleen on Twitter at: @_badasswriters @kfoxx_writes @FoxxEditorial and @MoodPitchers.

Kat's website is www.kathleenfoxx.com where you can find out information about the podcast, her editing services, and her writing projects. Moodpitchers website is www.moodpitchers.org.

In today's episode I talk with two guests, both of whom are teachers. First, Ami Maxine Irmen is a creative writing instructor at a community college. Ami has also been involved in teaching how to write memoirs to young women at the Jane Adeny Memorial School in Kenya, and she's been heavily involved in the bringing together of a very special project: a book full of memoirs written by the young women she taught. Proceeds from the sale of every book, called Voice of Jane Adeny Memorial School, will go towards funding scholarships so that more of these girls can attend school, which is no easy feat in Kenya, as you'll hear in my interview with Ami.

The book is available now and the link to purchase it is https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09XLPYLW9/.

Ami can be found on her website at www.amimaxine.com. You can find out more information about the school on her website here. She's also on Twitter @Ami_Maxine and on Instagram @ami.maxine. To learn more about the school and find out how you can help, click here.

Next up we have Santita D'Anjou. We chat about her special writing projects which tackle difficult themes that teens struggle with. Santita wants to reach teens who are going through difficult times and give them a voice, make sure they know they're not alone. She's been inspired by her students, and she also inpires her many middle school aged students in a different creative way: theatre! *** There is a content warning for my interview with Santita for mention of suicide. ***

Santita's website is https://www.santitadanjoubooks.com, and she can be found on Instagram @santitadanjou.books.

Follow Kathleen on Twitter at: @_badasswriters @kfoxx_writes @FoxxEditorial and @MoodPitchers.

Kat's website is www.kathleenfoxx.com where you can find out information about the podcast, her editing services, and her writing projects. Moodpitchers website is www.moodpitchers.org.

53 min