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Gregory Pardlo Reads “Winter After the Strike”
Pardlo reads from his 2007 collection, Totem, at the Stotesbury Mansion.
Season 5
Gregory Pardlo Reads “Winter After the Strike”
02:34
  • Literature
Natasha Trethewey Reads “Letter to Inmate #271847”
Trethewey reads a poem from her 2018 collection, Monument, at the Stotesbury Mansion.
Season 5
Natasha Trethewey Reads “Letter to Inmate #271847”
10:54
  • Literature
Natasha Trethewey’s Redemption
Natasha Trethewey coped with the tragedies of her young life by turning them into exceptional poetry. But those wounds will never fully heal.
Season 5, Episode 16
Natasha Trethewey’s Redemption
26:47
  • Music
  • Dance
  • Literature
Through the Fire
Singer-songwriter KT Tunstall, choreographer Pam Tanowitz, and poet Natasha Trethewey
Season 5, Episode 16
Through the Fire
11:45
  • Literature
Marina Benjamin Goes All In
Marina Benjamin writes to parse the questions that loom largest in her life.
Season 5, Episode 14
Marina Benjamin Goes All In
26:50
  • Literature
  • Art & Design
  • Music
What Matters Most
Writer Marina Benjamin, designer Stefan Sagmeister, and conductor Donald Nally
Season 5, Episode 14
What Matters Most
02:24
  • Literature
Gregory Pardlo Reads “Problema 4”
Pardlo reads from his 2014 collection, Digest, which won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
Season 5
Gregory Pardlo Reads “Problema 4”
07:23
  • Literature
Alice McDermott: Of Saints and Scholars
The writings of Alice McDermott revolve around Irish-American identity.
Season 5, Episode 11
Alice McDermott: Of Saints and Scholars
26:47
  • Art & Design
  • Architecture
  • Literature
  • Music
Self Inventors
Large-scale designer Thomas Heatherwick, writer Alice McDermott, and singer-songwriter Dean Friedman
Season 5, Episode 11
Self Inventors
11:49
  • Stage & Screen
  • Literature
Sarah Ruhl: She Ruhls
The works of playwright Sarah Ruhl rewrite history.
Season 5, Episode 12
Sarah Ruhl: She Ruhls
32:08
  • Stage & Screen
  • Art & Design
  • Dance
  • Literature
Of Page and Stage
Playwright Sarah Ruhl, tap dancer and choreographer Michelle Dorrance, and artist Ralph Steadman
Season 5, Episode 12
Of Page and Stage
12:38
  • Literature
Gregory Pardlo: Far From the Tree
Gregory Pardlo's writing is influenced by his early life and his keen eye.
Season 5, Episode 9
Gregory Pardlo: Far From the Tree