Michell Mpike is the founder of Inklusive Books, a publishing house focused on introducing diverse stories, characters and authors to the European literature scene, with a special focus on literature for children and young people. Michell is South African with expertise in education and social policy research. In this podcast episode, we discuss the importance of diversity, inclusion, and representation in children's literature and media, and her journey as an entrepreneur in Norway.
We dive into the cultural differences between South Africa and Norway, children as the future custodian of the society we live in, representation in children's literature and media, how Michell started Inklusive Books, Norwegian children's literature industry, symbolic annihilation and cultural identity.
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