The Untold Origin Story of Esau McCaulley's Reading While Black

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How many writers dream of seeing their bylines in The Washington Post, then becoming a columnist at the New York Times? How many authors would love to write a debut book that becomes an instant bestseller? Many dream these dreams, but Esau McCaulley has lived them and shares about his publishing journey on this installment of The Every Voice Now Podcast. In this entertaining, revealing, and engaging conversation, Esau takes you inside the roller-coaster ride of his bestselling book Reading While Black and shares details that you won't hear anywhere else, including the meaning behind the dedication page in his book and what you go through as an author when things turn out better than you ever could have imagined. You'll also hear Esau's take on the unique challenges of female academicians and academics of color and the inspiring words he shared with a group of inmates in Maine. This is a conversation that you won't want to miss.
About Esau McCaulley:

Esau McCaulley (PhD, St. Andrews) is assistant professor of New Testament at Wheaton College, a priest in the Anglican Church in North America, and a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. He is also the host of The Disrupters podcast. His publications include Sharing in the Son's Inheritance and numerous articles in outlets such as Christianity Today, The Witness, and The Washington Post. McCaulley is a military spouse and is married to his beautiful wife, Mandy, a pediatrician. Together, they have four wonderful children.

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About the Hosts:

Maila Kim, Co-Host
Maila is IVP’s events marketing coordinator; she holds a B.A. in English Language & Literature and a B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Michigan, and an M.A. in Christian Formation & Ministry with a concentration in Bible & Theology from Wheaton College Graduate School. Follow Maila on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Ed Gilbreath, Co-Host
Formerly an editor at IVP, Ed is currently an executive leader at Christianity Today; he earned his bachelor’s in communication arts from Judson University and a master’s in philosophy of history from Olivet Nazarene University. He is also the author of two IVP books: Reconciliation Blues and Birmingham Revolution. Follow Ed on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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