The Heroine's Journey Podcast: Season 2 Episode 10 - Interview With Jennifer Jacobson
In this podcast interview, Susanna Liller chats with Jennifer Jacobson about her journey after a divorce, her work as an author, and how anyone can rewrite their story.
01:15 Introducing Jennifer Jacobson
15:20 Jennifer talks about how she took charge of her own life after her divorce.
22:30 How Jennifer worked with her kids to deal with the divorce and the emotions that came with it.
32:02 Jennifer talks about what her new book entails.
Get To Know Jennifer
Jennifer, a graduate of Harvard Graduate School of Education, is the author of over a dozen award-winning children’s books including Small as an Elephant (IRA Young Adult’s Choice, Parents’ Choice Gold Award), Paper Things (ILA Social Justice Award, NTCE Charlotte Huck Honorable Mention) and The Dollar Kids illustrated by Ryan Andrews (ABA IndieNext List and Bank Street Best Book of the Year).
Her latest picture book, This is MY Room (No Tigers Allowed), was released in 2019. Additionally, she writes a chapter book series. Her Andy Shane series has entertained new readers for over a decade.
Her newest: Twig and Turtle – is a series about sisters whose family moves into a tiny house to live more simply.
In addition to writing for children, Jennifer is an instructor at The Highlights Foundation, a school literacy consultant, and a writing coach. She lives with her husband and Jack Russell terrier in Woolwich, Maine.
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