Aug 9, 2019 • 51M

171: #WritingWithandAboutFaith

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Entertaining, actionable advice on craft, productivity and creativity for writers and journalists in all genres, with hosts Jessica Lahey, KJ Dell'Antonia and Sarina Bowen.
Episode details

The risks and benefits of writing about religion in any genre, with author Phoebe Farag Mikhail.

Phoebe's publisher: Paraclete Press

A few other notes from the episode:

Phoebe's book: Putting Joy into Practice: Seven Ways to Lift Your Spirit from the Early Church

Phoebe's blog: Being in Community (

Instagram & Twitter: @pkfarag
Facebook: and

Phoeble also mentioned her essay in Talking Writing Magazine about "bridge people":

She chronicled her path to writing after becoming a mom in this essay as well:


KJ: Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much, Sendhil Mullainathan

Phoebe: The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction, Meghan Cox Gurdon


The Strand, New York, NY

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