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.

Since 2014, First Draft has featured interviews with dozens of New York Times best-selling writers, as well as winners of the Caldecott Award, the William C. Morris Young Adult Debut award, the Michael El. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, and the National Book Award for Young People's Literature.

Sarah_logo_iTunes.png


News


 

the host

Sarah Enni is a young adult author of TELL ME EVERYTHING (Scholastic, 2/26/19) who started this podcast as part of a lifelong effort to be more like Nina Totenberg. She lives in Los Angeles with her cat, Hammer.

the mission

First Draft seeks to share honest, meaningful conversations with storytellers about the pursuit of creative fulfillment, the craft challenges posed by their particular medium(s), and to provide more transparency about the professional side of artistic endeavors.

the story

The podcast started with an epic road-trip and a quest to discover how place and setting influenced an author’s creative life. Two months and 6,000 miles later, Sarah Enni felt the real mission had only just started. Now in its fifth year, the podcast features more than 170 interviews.