Interviews

Conversations

The Freedom to Love

Sexual agency and the meaning of care
Simone White,
Maggie Nelson
Photos of Maggie Nelson and Simone White
TYR Talks

James Merrill's Letters and Legacy

A conversation about the renowned poet's enduring influence

Conversations

A Failed Book Club

How does one decide when to give up and stop reading?
Elif Batuman,
Ama Codjoe

Conversations

Finding a Literary Inheritance

Four Korean American writers on jeong and the elusiveness of home
Alexander Chee,
Julia Cho,
Susan Choi,
Cathy Park Hong
Conversations

Discipline and Abolish

Writing, power, and mass incarceration
Rachel Kushner,
Caleb Smith
Portraits of Caleb Smith and Rachel Kushner
Conversations

Theater and Its Politics

Art and its consequences
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins,
Marc Robinson
Photo of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

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Interviews

Photos of Maggie Nelson and Simone White
Conversations

The Freedom to Love

Sexual agency and the meaning of care
Simone White,
Maggie Nelson
September 20, 2021
Photo of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Conversations

Theater and Its Politics

Art and its consequences
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins,
Marc Robinson
September 20, 2021
Portraits of Caleb Smith and Rachel Kushner
Conversations

Discipline and Abolish

Writing, power, and mass incarceration
Rachel Kushner,
Caleb Smith
June 28, 2021
Portrait of Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge
Interviews

The Poetry of Attention

The possibilities of perception
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge,
Lacey Jones
June 21, 2021
Illustrated portrait of Elif Batuman and Ama Codjoe
Conversations

A Failed Book Club

How does one decide when to give up and stop reading?
Elif Batuman,
Ama Codjoe
June 14, 2021
Graphic of basketball players Julius Randle and Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Conversations

Game Is Life

Basketball, poetry, and the NBA playoffs
Kaveh Akbar,
Vivian Lee,
Ben Purkert,
Nabila Lovelace
May 27, 2021
James Merrill in a kitchen
TYR Talks

James Merrill's Letters and Legacy

A conversation about the renowned poet's enduring influence
May 21, 2021
Photo of Alexander Chee; photo of Julia Cho; photo of Susan Choi; photo of Cathy Park Hong
Conversations

Finding a Literary Inheritance

Four Korean American writers on jeong and the elusiveness of home
Alexander Chee,
Julia Cho,
Susan Choi,
Cathy Park Hong
December 1, 2020
Photo of Aleshea Harris on left; photo of Douglas Kearney on right
Conversations

Signal and Noise

A dialogue on presencing Blackness
Aleshea Harris,
Douglas Kearney
December 1, 2020
Photo of Bhanu Kapil on left; photo of Jonah Mixon-Webster on right
Conversations

The Body in Verse

A dialogue on literary somatics
Bhanu Kapil,
Jonah Mixon-Webster
December 1, 2020