Festival Weekend – September 26-27

september, 2020

27sep4:30 pm5:15 pmVirtual EventHow to Build a Writing Community through PodcastingJoni Di Placido, Stephanie McGrath4:30 pm - 5:15 pm EST

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The hosts of the Kobo Writing Life podcast, Stephanie McGrath and Joni Di Placido will share how Kobo has created a unique writing community for indie authors. They will delve into how the create their episodes, share their interview techniques, and how they grew their podcast audience. They will also share how podcast marketing is rapidly evolving and how they have used their podcast to market not only Kobo Writing Life, but Kobo as a company.

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Joni Di Placido

Joni Di Placido is Kobo’s Author Engagement Specialist and has worked with Kobo since 2017. She studied Italian and Spanish language and literature at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. She loves to read literary and contemporary fiction, and is always happy to share podcast recommendations!

Stephanie McGrath

Stephanie McGrath works on the Content Management team at Kobo Writing Life. She studied Book and Media Studies and English literature at the University of Toronto. She loves to discuss popular culture, true crime and the latest romance book she is reading.


Kobo Writing Life Podcast


(Sunday) 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm EST