poet, professor and playright
Jamaican poet and playwright, she is the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award-winner for Poetry and 2014 National Book Award-finalist for Poetry (Citizen: An American Lyric); Henry G. Lee Professor of Poetry at Pomona College
The discussion takes up writers who write about the racial "other." Can every writer do it successfully? Are there writers who shouldn't or can't? When is it appropriate and necessary?
Mar. 19, 2015
In discussing Claudia Rankine's Citizen, an American Lyric, we discuss the way racism catches us all.
Mar. 12, 2015
Venerated critic Harold Bloom’s final book “Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles: The Power of the Reader’s Mind over a Universe of Death” is discussed by the poets Alan Felsenthal and…
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore’s new book “The Freezer Door” explores the idea of radical visions not predicated on dominant forms.
Those who read to write will want to hear Eileen Myles talk about “For Now,” which is part of the "Why I Write" series from Yale University Press.
That's how the hero of "The White Tiger" views his native India. The way you'll view the film is with rapt attention and great delight. It's really terrific.
from Film Reviews
With Hollywood fuming following WarnerMedia’s announcement that all its 2021 movies will stream on HBO Max the same they open in theaters, prolific producer Jason Blum weighs in.
from The Business
Brit Bennett pushes questions of race and color to their extremes in her new novel, The Vanishing Half.
On this Christmas Eve, Press Play re-airs some favorite interviews of the year. Sopan Deb shares how his Indian heritage informs his standup comedy. The documentary “Mr. SOUL!”
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .
from Greater LA
When WarnerMedia announced all of its 2021 movies would stream on HBO Max the same day they open in theaters, Hollywood was completely blindsided.
from Hollywood Breakdown