The Hotshots of Helltown

During California’s deadliest, most catastrophic fire, which burned for 17 days and caused $16 billion in damages, four friends stayed behind to protect their homes. No one suggests you try this yourself.

Source: GQ
Published: Apr 17, 2019
Length: 26 minutes (6,585 words)

Can Kevin Young Make Poetry Matter Again?

For Esquire, Robert P. Baird talks to Kevin Young, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the recently appointed poetry editor at the New Yorker about the future of poetry.

Source: Esquire
Published: Nov 6, 2017
Length: 15 minutes (3,768 words)