Watch “Swimming Into Winter,” a poem written and read by Freya Manfred, interpreted and filmed by Gregory Winter. Edited by Jeff Stickles and sound design and music by Tom Lecher, Ross Nelson, and Echo Boys Music.
“The nobility at the center of our lives is that we face that sadness.” Award-winning fiction writer John Dufresne offers tips on writing an intriguing story and how to be surprised by your characters.
“I used to daydream about eating dinner without wanting to kill myself.” Poet Caroline Rothstein performs “Fat,” a deeply personal poem about her struggles with food and a debilitating eating disorder.
In this TEDTalks video, poet Lemon Andersen performs “Please Don’t Take My Air Jordans,” written by Reg E. Gaines, and then discusses the influences and experiences that inspired his artistic journey and the musicality on his poetry.