Well-Read Black Girl


Glory Edim, founder of Well-Read Black Girl, speaks with Rich Fahle of PBS Books about the beginnings of her book club and organization, and the anthology Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves (Ballantine, 2018), which is featured in the November/December issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

Shaka Senghor


"Literature played a profound role in turning my life around, but it was also journaling as well, like being able to really write and ask myself those tough questions..." Shaka Senghor, author of the memoir, Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison (Drop a Gem Publishing, 2013), speaks with Jeffrey Brown about how reading and writing helped him to examine his life, and the need for American citizens to understand the prison system.

Tom Bissell


The author most recently of Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter (2010) and Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and Creation (2012), as well as coauthor with Greg Sestero of The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside the Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made, forthcoming in October, talks with the Los Angeles Review of Books at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at the University of Southern California on April 21, 2013.

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