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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Host Elizabeth Howard talks to photographer Charlie Bennet and writer Helena Gustavsson about their book On Pause: Three Months That Changed New York.
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.
Host Elizabeth Howard talks to Jeannine Otis about her musical career and theater piece “Living in Hope,” developed from a writing workshop based on Otis’s book “The Gathering: City Prayers, City Hopes.”
Host Elizabeth Howard and journalist Simon Mundy talk about his book “Race for Tomorrow,” which examines the implications of climate change, from the micro to the macro.