Porchlight Podcast

Porchlight: Episode 7 with Evan Turk

Episode 7 Evan Turk Evan phones in from Queens to chat with his friend and collaborator Bethany Hegedus. Evan is the illustrator of two picture books authored by Bethany, Grandfather Gandhi and Be The Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story, which was recently released. He is also the author/illustrator of The Storyteller, published last June. Hang …

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Porchlight: Episode 6 with Sara Pennypacker

Episode 6 features Sara Pennypacker, award-winning author of Pax, the New York Times best-selling Clementine series, the Waylon! series, Summer of the Gypsy Moths, Pierre in Love, Sparrow Girl, The Amazing World of Stuart, and many more. During Sara’s Porchlight visit, she and host Bethany Hegedus explore her journey creating Pax, including what it means …

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Porchlight: Episode 5 with Kathi Appelt

Episode 5   Kathi Appelt Kathi Appelt is the author Maybe a Fox, co-written with Alison McGhee. Her many other award-winning books include The True Blue Scouts of Sugarman Swamp, The Underneath,and When Otis Courted Mama, Counting Crows and more. She pops by the Porchlight and together she and host Bethany Hegedus meander on a …

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Porchlight: Episode 4 with Carmen Oliver

Episode 4 features fabulous friend and Writing Barn teaching artist Carmen Oliver, author of Bears Make the Best Reading Buddies and founder of The Booking Biz, a boutique speaking agency, with such esteemed clients as Kwame Alexander, Evan Turk, Arun Gandhi, and Bethany Hegedus. Our Porchlight conversation with Carmen covers writing picture book text, teaching …

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Porchlight: Episode Three with Katherine Catmull

From time to time, here at the Porchlight podcast we will be sharing a LIVE podcast directly from the party porch, with a live audience. Applause. Laughter. Wine and cheese. (Perhaps this will replace our tag line: Retreat. Create. Celebrate.) What could be better? Today we share with you our first LIVE AND DIRECT FROM …

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Porchlight: Episode Two with Greg Neri

Porchlight Craft & Creativity Conversations Episode Two The Porchlight: Craft & Creativity Conversations welcomes author G. Neri (Greg to his friends and family.) Join us as we talk about mining stories from real life headlines, following the happy accidents, becoming an accidental author, the death of Phillip Seymour Hoffman, and the research behind Tru & …

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Porchlight: Episode One with Donna Gephart

The Writing Barn is thrilled to premiere its new podcast series Porchlight Craft & Creativity Conversations   Here at The Writing Barn we know how hard writers work because The Writing Barn is run by writers–from Owner & Creative Director, Bethany Hegedus, to all those who make up The Writing Barn team. We are constantly …

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