Tina Kakadelis
YA Author
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Near and Queer to My Heart

Join us as we come to you from Jam Stain studios in Los Angeles and bring you our interview with young adult fiction writer Tina Kakadelis! Tina gives us the lowdown on working at Disney World, on her sappy side, on life in the writing game and so much more!


My Gay Agenda

YA author Tina Kakadelis (she/her) chats with us about why she specifically chooses to write queer stories, the tropes we hate, and the beauty of rom coms. Jenn has us deliberate how to make YA gay(er). CJ creates Maze Boy.

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The Lesbians Need a Happy Movie

Thom talks about the landmark ruling for India's LGBT community, as Elliott grills Thom on his synesthesia in relation to Buffy. Special guest Tina flies up from Los Angeles to discuss her lesbian YA novels Burn Before Reading and I Didn't Start the Fire. Tina discusses her intentions and themes in her writing, her queer upbringing in The United States, and her life as a lesbian in L.A.

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10 Things I Hate About You feat. Tina Kakadelis

Leigh (@lshfoster) and Ellie (@elliebrigida) talk about why 10 Things I Hate About You should have been gay with some help from Tina Kakadelis, the author of I Didn't Start the Fire and Burn Before Reading. Hear us out. This one was just way too obvious. Follow along on Twitter @lezhangoutpod and Facebook and Instagram (@lezhangoutpod).

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Hello again,

Today's guest is the hilarious Tina Kakadelis. Enjoy as we talk about her books, the new one to come, and her experiences that influenced it. We also got carried away with our love of celebrity chefs, teen romcoms, music, and...Zac Efron?

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