The How The Why

The How The Why is a half-hour podcast documenting the creative process and the creative purpose hosted by Jon-Barrett Ingels. This free weekly series is an educational resource provided to discuss the evolution of literary arts with industry innovators. Interviews are structured as friendly conversations and conducted via telephone. Occasionally, episodes will be recorded live at special events and highlight multiple guests. Also available on iTunes and Stitcher.

The How The Why: 151 – Karen Cushman


Today our podcast connects with Karen Cushman, author of children’s historical fiction novels such as the Newbery Award winner The Midwife’s Apprentice (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), the Newbery Honor book Catherine, Called Birdy (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), and the recently-released fantasy novel Grayling’s Song (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).READ MORE