Intensely Inquisitive

Writer Susan Orlean is driven to objectively explore unfamiliar slices of life. Read More

The Insatiables

Composer Stephen Schwartz and writer Susan Orlean have relentlessly inquiring minds. Read More

The High Road

Douglas Stuart took years to come to terms with his difficult early life in Glasgow. Read More

Long and Winding Roads

For composer Anaïs Mitchell & writer Douglas Stuart, triumphs can be years in the making. Read More

Joan Naviyuk Kane: Speaking Their Language

Joan Naviyuk Kane writes to reconcile her lived experience with the language of others. Read More

Michael Cunningham’s Adventures in Time and Space

Michael Cunningham overcame failure, and success, to find the freedom to be his true self. Read More

Fearless Pursuits

Michael Cunningham and Joan Naviyuk Kane didn’t let obstacles stand in the way of potential. Read More

Kate DiCamillo: The Persistence of Reverie

Kate DiCamillo’s change from docile to dogged came with a moment of self-realization. Read More


Writer Kate DiCamillo and theater artist Ping Chong have navigated winding paths. Read More

Wonderings and Wanderings

Novelist Yaa Gyasi’s family moved often, a boon for a curious young girl. Read More