How to Live: Lessons from Last Night’s Reading

For one young writer, author events provided the guidance and humanity he needed to help craft his literary life.

Source: Poets & Writers
Published: Feb 8, 2020
Length: 9 minutes (2,405 words)

Write the Book That Scares You Shitless: An Interview with Colson Whitehead

LitHub executive editor John Freeman’s interview with author Colson Whitehead, who this week won the National Book Award for The Underground Railroad. The two discuss the genesis of the book, the ridiculous notion that we entered a “post-racial” world after Barack Obama was elected, and the lingering relevance and effects of slavery.

Source: Literary Hub
Published: Nov 23, 2016
Length: 34 minutes (8,565 words)