Katherine Larson

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"You have speakers engaged with everything from the purple gonads of moon jellyfish to ancient Egyptian burial rights," says poet and molecular biologist Katherine Larson about her collection Radial Symmetry, winner of the 2010 Yale Series of Younger Poets, in this recent profile on the PBS NewsHour.

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Joyce Carol Oates on Widowhood

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Prolific author and Princeton professor Joyce Carol Oates recently appeared on the PBS NewsHour to speak with Jeffrey Brown about her new memoir, The Widow's Story (Ecco), in which she writes about her experience following the death of her husband three years ago. In this clip she discusses what she calls widowhood's "world of absurdity."

Roger Rosenblatt's Four Reasons to Write

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In this recent interview with Jeffrey Brown on the PBS NewsHour, author, essayist, and longtime professor Roger Rosenblatt discusses his book Unless It Moves the Human Heart: The Craft and Art of Writing, published last month by Ecco.

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