Black Girl Magic with Tina Wells & Stephanie Smith

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On this episode of Black & Published, Nikesha is speaking with marketing maven Tina Wells and journalist and author of 300 Sandwiches: A Multi-Layered Love Story, Stephanie Smith. Tina and Stephanie have been friends and collaborators for 15 years. Their current project is the middle-grade fiction series The Zee Files published by West Margin Press and available at Target.

Episode Notes
On this episode of Black & Published, Nikesha is speaking with marketing maven Tina Wells and journalist and author of 300 Sandwiches: A Multi-Layered Love Story, Stephanie Smith. Tina and Stephanie have been friends and collaborators for 15 years. Their current project is the middle-grade fiction series The Zee Files published by West Margin Press and available at Target.

The Zee Files is a spin-off of Tina's first middle-grade fiction series Mackenzie Blue which was published by Harper Books, an imprint of Harper Collins, starting in 2013. During the interview, Tina and Stephanie explain how Mackenzie Blue has been updated for a new generation in The Zee Files. They also discuss why the series is so important for the representation of young Black girls to see themselves reflected on the page.
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