On America: We Are Each Other’s Harvest and the Legacy of Black Farmers
Over the past 100 years, the number of Black farmers working the land throughout the United States has gone from one million to 45,000
Richard Wright’s The Man Who Lived Underground with Malcolm Wright, John Kulka, and Kevin Powell
From the author of Native Son and Black Boy, The Man Who Lived Underground is a previously unpublished novel by Richard...
Trauma and Healing Through Magic in Speculative Fiction
K.M. Szpara (First, Become Ashes), Anita Kopacz (Shallow Waters), Kerstin Hall...
Japanese Literature in Translation: Izumi Suzuki’s Terminal Boredom
A panel of Japanese-to-English literary translators joined us to celebrate the launch of science-fiction legend Izumi Suzuki’s...
How Do We Treat Translation as Creative Writing?
Madhu Kaza and Jeremy Tiang joined us to discuss how translation is a form of creative writing, even if it’s...
Heidi Schreck on What the Constitution Means to Me with Paula Vogel
Award-winning writer and performer Heidi Schreck’s critically acclaimed play What the Constitution Means to Me...
The Art of the Short Story: Elizabeth McCracken on The Souvenir Museum with Paul Lisicky
Short story virtuoso Elizabeth McCracken joined her friend Paul Lisicky (The Narrow Door, Unbuilt...
Kirstin Valdez Quade on The Five Wounds with Alice McDermott
Lauded author Kirstin Valdez Quade joined National Book Award winner Alice McDermott (Charming Billy)...
Fiction, Consciousness, and Dreams: Erik Hoel Launches The Revelations with Andre Dubus III
Erik Hoel’s path to fiction writing may seem a little unconventional. He earned a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University...
NEA Big Read: A Lesson Before Dying and Ernest Gaines's Legacy
In this final NEA Big Read event, winners of the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence came together to discuss the lasting legacy of...