First Draft with Sarah Enn‪i‬

Hosted BySarah Enni

Welcome to First Draft with Sarah Enni, the podcast where we talk to storytellers about how their art informs their lives. Join host Sarah Enni every Tuesday for honest, meaningful conversations with storytellers about their unique perspectives on the creative process, and to provide more transparency about the professional side of artistic endeavors.

All Episodes

Therapy on the Page With Justin Reynolds

Justin Reynolds, author of The Opposite of Always, talks about his new young adult contemporary novel, Early Departures.

Queer Love Stories (A Mighty Blaze Panel)

A conversation between Sam Maggs, author of The Unstoppable Wasp, Girl Squad: 20 Female Friendships That Changed History, and more; Lyla Lee, author of I’ll Be the One; Tobly McSmith, author of Stay Gold; Adiba Jaigirdar, author of The Henna Wars; and L

Owning the Audience of One WIth Arvin Ahmadi

Arvin Ahmadi, author of Down and Across, Girl Gone Viral, and his latest, How it All Blew Up.

Grief and Trauma in YA (A Mighty Blaze Panel)

A conversation between Joseph Moldover, author of Every Last Breath; Alex Richards, author of Accidental; Liz Lawson, author of The Lucky Ones; Rocky Callen, author of A Breath Too Late; and Nina de Pass, author of The Year After You.

The Theme Song of Your Interests With Anne Helen Petersen

Anne Helen Petersen, freelance journalist and cultural critic with her biweekly newsletter, and author of nonfiction books Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Sex, Deviance, and Drama from the Golden Age of American Cinema and Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: Th

Opening the Mailbag With Lilliam Rivera

This week is a new mailbag episode, where I–along with a very special guest–will answer listener questions! Joining me today is Lilliam Rivera, author of The Education of Margot Sanchez, Dealing in Dreams, Goldie Vance: The Hotel Whodunit, and her newes

Soul Research With Tiffany D. Jackson

Tiffany D. Jackson, author of Allegedly, Monday’s Not Coming, and Let Me Hear A Rhyme, talks about her new book, Grown.

Let’s Get Political (A Mighty Blaze Panel)

A conversation between Jennifer de Leon, author of Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From; Sarah Watson, author if Most Likely; Kim Johnson, author of This is My America; Christina Hammonds-Reed, author of The Black Kids; and Natalia Sylvester, author of Running

Wasting a Fine Lawyer’s Brain With Martha Brockenbrough

Martha Brockenbrough, faculty at the Vermont College of Fine Arts and author of nonfiction for young adults, including Unpresidented, Alexander Hamilton: Revolutionary, and novels like The Game of Love and Death and her newest picture book, This Old Dog.

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