The Bookshop Podcast

Charley Rejsek, General Manager Book People, Austin, Texas, and Jo Ivester, Author, Advocate, Speaker

May 17, 2021 Episode 39
The Bookshop Podcast
Charley Rejsek, General Manager Book People, Austin, Texas, and Jo Ivester, Author, Advocate, Speaker
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The Bookshop Podcast
Charley Rejsek, General Manager Book People, Austin, Texas, and Jo Ivester, Author, Advocate, Speaker
May 17, 2021 Episode 39

Today I’m in Austin, Texas, speaking with Charley Rejsek, general manager at BookPeople. Charley and I chat about the future of indie bookshops, and what a day in her life as an indie bookshop general manager looks like, and about the phrase Keep Austin Weird. 

My guest author is Jo Ivester, who focuses on LGBTQ and civil rights advocacy. Her books include the memoir The Outskirts of Hope and her family memoir Once a Girl, Always a Boy.

Links from this episode:

BookPeople

Austin Independent Business Alliance

Jo Ivester

Once a Girl, Always a Boy: A Family Memoir of a Transgender Journey, Jo Ivester

The Outskirts of Hope, Jo Ivester

National Center for Transgender Equality

 Freedom For All Americans

 She Writes Press

 One Life, Mean Rapinoe

 Handsome, Holly Lorka

 This is How it Always is, Laurie Frankel

 Being Jazz, Jazz Jennings

 

 

Support the show (https://paypal.me/TheBookshopPodcast?locale.x=en_US)

Show Notes

Today I’m in Austin, Texas, speaking with Charley Rejsek, general manager at BookPeople. Charley and I chat about the future of indie bookshops, and what a day in her life as an indie bookshop general manager looks like, and about the phrase Keep Austin Weird. 

My guest author is Jo Ivester, who focuses on LGBTQ and civil rights advocacy. Her books include the memoir The Outskirts of Hope and her family memoir Once a Girl, Always a Boy.

Links from this episode:

BookPeople

Austin Independent Business Alliance

Jo Ivester

Once a Girl, Always a Boy: A Family Memoir of a Transgender Journey, Jo Ivester

The Outskirts of Hope, Jo Ivester

National Center for Transgender Equality

 Freedom For All Americans

 She Writes Press

 One Life, Mean Rapinoe

 Handsome, Holly Lorka

 This is How it Always is, Laurie Frankel

 Being Jazz, Jazz Jennings

 

 

Support the show (https://paypal.me/TheBookshopPodcast?locale.x=en_US)