Behind Every Microphone, there is a Great Woman: Podcasting and Feminism

If you’re like us, not a day passes when someone doesn’t say to you, “I just started listening to this new podcast . . . ” Podcasts are undoubtedly popular—so what is it like to run one? And does gender, race, ability, size, and sexuality factor into podcasting? (spoiler alert: they do) Press pause on your phone, take out your earbuds, and join us as four smart, talented podcast creators step behind our microphone to discuss the realities of being a feminist on the air.

Event Type: Panel
Red Gate Revue Stage
Date: Saturday, March 16, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Cost: Pay What You Can (recommended: $12.50)
ASL Interpretation Available by Request Before February 15, 2019


Dina Del Bucchia is podcaster, literary event coordinator, and the author of four collections of poetry and a book of short stories.


Mica Lemiski is Room‘s productions coordinator and hosts the podcast Fainting Couch Feminists. She writes silly jingles and is a regular contributor to


Hannah McGregor is an Assistant Professor of Publishing at Simon Fraser University, the co-creator of Witch, Please, a feminist podcast on the Harry Potter world, and the creator of the weekly podcast Secret Feminist Agenda. She is also the co-editor of the book Refuse: CanLit in Ruins (Book*hug 2018).

Samantha Nock is a Cree-Métis poet, writer, and podcast host from Dawson Creek, BC. Her family originally comes from Ile-a-la-Crosse, Saskatchewan.



Jocelyn Tennant is a short fiction and screenwriter living in Vancouver.