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"How did I find my voice? I don’t think it’s something that you find and you say, "Ah-hah, I have a voice," done, move on. For me, finding my voice is an exercise in daily-ness. And I don’t care who we are or where we find ourselves, especially as women. I think it...
As the producer and host of the podcast series Art Works, being asked to choose five of my favorites is a little like asking someone to name their favorite child, or---in my case---favorite pet. I've done so many---well over 100 at this point---with such a variety of artists I deeply admire, it...
Washington, DC This week’s podcast features Kevin Young, an accomplished poet who weaves elements from film, literature, and music into his work. His book, Black Maria , for example, is film noir in verse, while Jelly Roll: A Blues draws its language and form from many styles of music,...