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Poet Major Jackson

Posted by on Feb 2, 2024 in Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on Poet Major Jackson

Poet Major Jackson

MAJOR JACKSON is the author of six books of poetry, including “Razzle Dazzle: New & Selected Poems” (2023), “The Absurd Man” (2020), “Roll Deep” (2015), “Holding Company” (2010), “Hoops” (2006) and “Leaving Saturn” (2002), which won the Cave Canem Poetry Prize for a first book of poems. He is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and serves as the Poetry Editor of The Harvard Review.

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Celebrating Black History Month

Posted by on Feb 2, 2024 in Interviews, Literary Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

In celebration of BLACK HISTORY MONTH, 2024, we have curated a group of video interviews from the ArtSpeak archives with prominent people in the arts, who are connected to the Miami and South Florida areas.

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Beverly & Anders Gyllenhaal: For the Birds

Posted by on Jan 21, 2024 in Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on Beverly & Anders Gyllenhaal: For the Birds

Beverly & Anders Gyllenhaal:  For the Birds

Retired from long careers in journalism, BEVERLY & ANDERS GYLLENHAAL have been documenting vanishing populations of birds since 2010, producing the website https://flyinglessons.us/ and authoring the book “A Wing and a Prayer: The Race to Save Our Vanishing Birds.”

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Judy Rakowsky: Journalist, Author

Posted by on Jan 17, 2024 in Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on Judy Rakowsky: Journalist, Author

Judy Rakowsky:  Journalist, Author

JUDY RAKOWSKY is the author of the critically acclaimed narrative nonfiction book “Jews in the Garden.” A career journalist, she spent decades on deadline as an award-winning reporter and editor at the Boston Globe, People Magazine, the Providence Journal, and other outlets.

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Neil Leach: Adding AI to Architecture

Posted by on Dec 10, 2023 in Interviews, Literary Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Neil Leach: Adding AI to Architecture

Neil Leach:  Adding AI to Architecture

NEIL LEACH is an architect, curator, educator, and writer, who has written two books about the impact of Artificial Intelligence on architecture.

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The Unique Art of Roz Chast

Posted by on Dec 2, 2023 in Interviews, Literary Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on The Unique Art of Roz Chast

The Unique Art of Roz Chast

ROZ CHAST’s work has appeared in numerous magazines through the years, including the Village Voice, National Lampoon, Scientific American, Harvard Business Review, Redbook and Mother Jones, but she is most closely associated with THE NEW YORKER.

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Bill Littlefield: It’s Not Just a Game

Posted by on Nov 5, 2023 in Interviews, Literary Arts, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Bill Littlefield: It’s Not Just a Game

Bill Littlefield:  It’s Not Just a Game

BILL LITTLEFIELD (b.1948) served as the host of National Public Radio and WBUR’s Only A Game program from its inception in 1993 until July 2018. He covered a wide range of mainstream as well as offbeat sports events from the United States and around the world.  Since 2018 he has been working with the Emerson Prison Initiative, teaching incarcerated men at MCI-Concord.

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A Family of Writers

Posted by on Sep 25, 2023 in Interviews, Literary Arts, Performing Arts | Comments Off on A Family of Writers

A Family of Writers

PETER ALSON’s is the author of seven books, including the novel, “The Only Way To Play It,” and the memoirs, “Take Me to the River” and “The Vig.”
ALICE O’NEILL is a screenwriter who wrote for “Billions” on Showtime for three seasons, and has created and developed series for ABC Signature, Freeform, and Paramount Television.
EDEN ALSON is the 17 year-old author of 2 novels. Her first novel, “The Novice Twins,” was published when she was in 8th grade. Her second novel, “Far From Here,” was published in 2023.

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Lawrence Wright: Master Storyteller

Posted by on Sep 19, 2023 in Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on Lawrence Wright: Master Storyteller

Lawrence Wright:  Master Storyteller

LAWRENCE WRIGHT is an author, screenwriter, playwright, and staff writer for The New Yorker magazine since 1992.
He is the author of 15 books. His book “The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11” (Knopf, 2006), has been translated into 25 languages and won numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. It was made into a series for Hulu in 2018, starring Jeff Daniels, Alec Baldwin, and Tahar Rahim. He also wrote the screenplay for the film “The Siege,” starring Denzel Washington, Annette Benning, and Bruce Willis.

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Fragments

Posted by on Aug 31, 2023 in Articles, Literary Arts | Comments Off on Fragments

Fragments

A novelist, journalist and educator, ANNE BERNAYS has been writing for over 40 years. In 1980, Bernays also began her journey as a writing professor at Harvard University, and became a professor of creative writing at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism.

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