Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20081107
24-year-old actor and playwright Matt Sax talks about his hip-hop musical, Clay. Full of Shakespearian undertones, the play is a coming-of-age story that follows a young man’s journey from a broken home to musical stardom. Sax discusses the play’s origins at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and how it has evolved on several stages before taking it off-Broadway via the Lincoln Center.
Ted Olson is the winner of two Appalachian Book of the Year Awards and is a six-time Grammy nominee for Best Album Notes. A professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, Olson has served as editor for ...
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
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