Ep 30: (Writer Jawn) "Art is a conversation." (Mac Barnett)


Grace was thrilled to get children's book author Mac Barnett on the podcast to talk about picture books, the struggle for writers to feel "successful", and why kids are the best audience for creative risk takers.

Special thanks to Mac's assistant Marina for helping us make this interview happen!

Books mentioned:

Other cool things mentioned:

  • Freedom (Internet, App, and Website Blocker)
  • Trump Filter (Delete Donald Trump from the internet)

Find out more about Mac Barnett:

He didn't mention it, but you should check out his Ted Talk: Why a good book is a secret door. We're all about it.


Theme music written exclusively for Book Jawn Podcast by Joe DeGeorge. Visit him at joedegeorge.com and tell people about him!

Art by Ramsey Beyer, see more of her work at everydaypants.com