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Substack Reads

Substack, Hamish McKenzie, Sophia Efthimiatou, Mary L Trump, Chris Best, E. Jean Carroll, Writers at Work with Sarah Fay, Jennifer Taub, Jairaj Sethi

Your guide to great writing happening on Substack, plus the home of “The Active Voice,” a podcast by Hamish McKenzie.

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The writers behind this newsletter.

  • Substack

    The subscription network for independent writers and creators.

  • Hamish McKenzie

    Co-founder of Substack. Chief Writing Officer.

  • Sophia Efthimiatou

    Head of Writer Relations @Substack

  • Mary L Trump

    Mom, writer, liberal progressive, pro-democracy American

  • Chris Best

    Co-founder & CEO of Substack.

  • E. Jean Carroll

    Yeeeeeee gods! This is the 30th year of the Ask E. Jean column!!! more

  • Writers at Work with Sarah Fay

    Author @HarperCollins, faculty@Northwestern, lover of all things Substack. Helping writers master the art (and business) of Substack. To read my Substack serial memoir ‘Cured,’ visit

  • Jennifer Taub

    Law professor, author, cable news commentator, and host of the podcast Booked Up with Jen Taub

  • Jairaj Sethi

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