The new poet laureate of the United States and two-time NEA fellow calls for everyone’s heart to speak out.
How a writer created the music magazine he wanted to read.
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From beautifully-crafted short fiction to page-turning gothic novels, Rebecca Makkai puts art at the heart of her work.
We explore the writing of her powerful memoir, Brother, I’m Dying.
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Speaking Wiri Wiri and translating the immigrant experience.
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He had a childhood no one could make up—with his memoir, he creates order from the chaos.
Four-time National Poetry Slam champion Taylor Mali connects stage and page.
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Tayari Jones: an author who loves the process of writing.
Raymond Arsenault's book The Sound of Freedom examines the 30 minute concert that helped move a nation forward.
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In All Our Names, Dinaw Mengestu explores unlikely love in the midst of conflict.