Host Elizabeth Howard talks to Stephanie Dockery, who manages Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Public Art Challenge, about how cities across the country are making use of public art projects.
Short Fuse Podcast #59: Line of Driftwood, the Ada Blackjack Story
Host Elizabeth Howard talks to poet and writer Diane Glancy about her book on a young Iñupiat woman who, in 1921, traveled to Wrangel Island, 200 miles off the Arctic Coast of Siberia, as a cook and seamstress, along with four professional explorers.
Short Fuse Podcast #58: Breath, Suspended
In this episode of the podcast, Elizabeth Howard talks to poets Diane Alters and Edward Hirsch about the ways we think about grief, publicly and privately.
Short Fuse Podcast #57: “Manifesting Justice: Wrongly Convicted Women Reclaim Their Rights”
Host Elizabeth Howard talks to Valena Beety, author of Manifesting Justice , and Tasha Mercedes Shelby, calling in on a telephone from the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility.
Short Fuse Podcast #56: Talking Appalachian After the Floods
Host Elizabeth Howard talks to a pair of writers and scholars about the media’s short attention span and the heavy rains that, back in July, flooded Eastern Kentucky in Appalachia.
Short Fuse Podcast #55: Talking to Author Meredith Hall about “Beneficence”
Host Elizabeth Howard talks to author Meredith Hall about her debut novel Beneficence, which deals with a family traumatized by death of a child by a gun.
Short Fuse Podcast #54: From Madison Avenue to Rikers Island
Host Elizabeth Howard talks to Mark Goldsmith about his book Madison Avenue to Rikers Island. He is the founder and CEO emeritus of Getting Out and Staying Out, a nonprofit that provides educational, vocational, job readiness, counseling, and other services to young men who have been incarcerated.
Short Fuse Podcast #53: Gwendolyn Brooks — A Poet’s Work in the Community
Nic Caldwell talks with Elizabeth Howard about poet Gwendolyn Brooks, her work, and the recent acquisition of her personal papers for the Morgan Library and Museum collection and the exhibition he curated.
Short Fuse Podcast #52: On Pause — Three Months that Changed New York
Host Elizabeth Howard talks to photographer Charlie Bennet and writer Helena Gustavsson about their book On Pause: Three Months That Changed New York.
Short Fuse Podcast #51: Desmond Tutu — Then and Now
Host Elizabeth Howard talks to South African photojournalists Sumaya Hisham and Eric Miller about how their work documents the life and ideals of the late Archbishop and Noble Peace Prize Laureate Desmond Tutu.