Ep: 33Interview With Kathy Z. Price

Team Talk by Amy Ouzoonian

Episode notes

n this episode, Amy speaks with Kathy Z. Kathy is an author, poet and musician. Her latest story Mardi Gras Almost Didn't Come This Year is a children’s picture book, which is about Mardi Gras but also about surviving after the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina. Amy and Kathy discuss the book, the importance of black writers and her plans for the future.


  • For a long time, black voices haven’t been amplified. It should be black authors writing about black stories and this is something Amy and Kathy really both believe in.

  • The beauty of peoples’ experiences can truly be shown and heard when someone of that community, with real lived experiences, talks and writes about them. It gives a book and any medium more authenticity as well as a platform for those writers.

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