Interview of Sage

Sage discusses their growing up in a conservative evangelical Christian family in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, breaking from their family's religion through encountering children's and young adult fantasy novels, and becoming a non-binary librarian today. Sage reflects extensively on their religious trajectory, leading to their polytheistic and goddess-centered paganism. Sage also discusses their politicization through early 2000s Tumblr social justice communities.

Date of Interview:

November 18, 2021

Location of Interview:

Andrew Heiskell Braille & Talking Book Library, New York City

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Interviewed by

Michelle Esther O'Brien