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The Habit Podcast, Episode 18: Sarah MacKenzie

The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. In today’s episode, Jonathan Rogers interviews Sarah MacKenzie, champion of the read-aloud revival.

Sarah MacKenzie is the host of Read-Aloud Revival and the author of The Read-Aloud Family. In this episode, Jonathan and Sarah discuss the curious connection between the writer who works in quiet solitude and the family reading aloud together, the instructive power of life’s limitations, and Sarah’s recent forays into writing picture books.

Writers who make Sarah want to write:

  1. Jeanie Birdsall (The Penderwicks)

  2. Karina Yan Glaser (The Vanderbleekers)

  3. Barbara Cooney (Miss Rumphius)

  4. Sarah Stewart (The Gardener, The Library)

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