Calls to Remove: On Confederate Statues in America
Can America overcome the generational effects of 400 years of slavery when monuments honoring Confederate generals and slave traders still stand?
On America: The Juvenile Injustice System
In the summer of 2020, the national conversation about police brutality shifted from talk of reform to talk of dismantling an inherently unjust and racist system
On America: Writing and Reading the Environment
Featuring Kerri Arsenault, Meehan Crist, Bathsheba Demuth, John Freeman, Emily Raboteau, and Meera Subramanian.
Story/Teller with Ayad Akhtar, Aasif Mandvi, and Jennifer Egan
Playwright and author Ayad Akhtar joined actor Aasif Mandvi to perform selections from his newest novel Homeland...
Story/Teller with Walter Mosley, Leon Addison Brown, and Jamia Wilson
Prolific stage and screen actor Leon Addison Brown performed a dramatic reading from The Awkward Black Man (Grove Press)...
The Art of the Short Story: Sarah Shun-lien Bynum Launches Likes with Brandon Taylor
Likes is the latest publication from National Book Award finalist Sarah Shun-lien Bynum. The collection, which marks...
Radical Translations: Maria Dahvana Headley, Emily Wilson, and Madeline Miller
Maria Dahvana Headley’s Beowulf: A New Translation, published August 25 by MCD Books, is a feminist reworking of one...
All of Us, Everywhere: An International Response to the Pandemic
In partnership with Restless Books, a panel of authors and artists shared their perspectives on our changing reality from outside the mainstream...
Walking and Talking with Myself: Alden Jones and Cheryl Strayed on Memoir Writing
The Wanting Was a Wilderness by Alden Jones is a surprisingly moving, intertextual blend of criticism and personal memoir...
The New Gen! Rising African Poets with Kwame Dawes & Chris Abani
Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani started the New-Generation African Poet limited edition chapbook in 2014...