• Reimagining Ireland, an Interview with Dermot Bolger

    In this interview Raymund Ryan and Irish writer Dermot Bolger take us through the many phases of Dublin—through architecture, literature, politics, and history. Bolger tells the story of his youth in Ireland founding Raven Arts Press, his experiences with Irish censorship, and how in the 80s an eyesore became a haven for the arts.

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  • Video: A Conversation with Amiri Baraka

    Sala Udin sits down with poet and activist Amiri Baraka to discuss politics, the future of black art, and the consequences of making political art in America. Their lively conversation is sprinkled with personal memories, sharp political commentary and humor.

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  • Video: Amiri Baraka Reading at Cave Canem 2011

    Amiri Baraka reads four of his poems: “In Town,” “Lowkus,” “Play Dat,” and “Who Blew Up America?” On June 23 Baraka joined poets Toi Derricotte, Cornelius Eady and Natasha Trethewey for a joint reading by Cave Canem and City of Asylum Pittsburgh.

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