Kim Tillman has been writing her Grammy acceptance speech since she was a little girl. Now that she's moved to LA to focus on her music career, she's closer to achieving that dream than ever. She's currently recording songs for an upcoming American Girl film and working with Pixar animators on her next music video. Stay tuned till the end for an exclusive live recording of Kim's last show at Actual Cafe! Highlights include which Disney song is shockingly subversive, how she stays positive in the face of racism, and why you shouldn't be afraid to ask for the money you deserve.
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Award-winning author. Sex educator. Radio host. What hasn't this woman done? In this episode, Nia sits down with Virgie Tovar, editor of Hot & Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls on Life, Love, and Fashion to find out what makes her tick, how she got her big break, and what advice she has for up and coming writers of color, both inside the academy and out.
Highlights of this interview include:
- how to turn a flirting workshop into a book deal,
- why grad school makes women of color feel like they're losing their minds,
- and what sex work can teach you about business.