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Episode 76: Joan Conte of Trans Book Box

Guest Bio

Joan Conte (they/them) is an educator, a poet, and the CEO of Trans Book Box. Joan is also trans non-binary, queer, and disabled. Joan developed Trans Book Box while unemployed during the pandemic and sought to build a box that dedicated more than a book a year to trans representation.

The Box’s Bio and Mission

Trans Book Box is a quarterly subscription service that supports trans voices. All books are recent releases by trans authors. All art is created exclusively for the box by trans artists. All products included in the box are sourced from trans businesses. Lastly, we the trans book box team are trans. Our mission is to support trans artists while creating safe spaces for trans readers. We value social change and have a commitment to donating excess profit to trans run organizations that better the lives of trans individuals. 

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