Grappling in the Dark: An Interview with Ali Jimale Ahmed

The first in a series of interviews with writers from countries affected by Donald Trump’s so-called Travel Ban.

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Back to the Body: An Interview with Natalie Diaz

Natalie Diaz talks with Sampsonia Way about her language revitalization work, poetry, how we talk about anxiety and what it might have to tell us.

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The Excavation of Identity as a Political Act: A Conversation with Helena Maria Viramontes

Elizabeth Rodriguez Fielder interviews Helena Maria Viramontes, who has been telling stories of economic inequality and civil rights in marginalized communities for the last four decades.

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The Writer’s Block: A Video Q&A with Major Jackson

Major Jackson talks with Sampsonia Way to talk about how Philadelphia, like so many American cities, is changing, and how his own work has changed since his time there.

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On Writing a Futurespeak: An Interview with Dawn Lundy Martin

Dawn Lundy Martin is interested in the ways that language is a time traveller- how it lives in the past and present, and how it can be used to create a future to live within. She […]

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