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A National Museum Celebrating American Writers

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A National Museum Celebrating American Writers

    Episode 75: Sigrid Nunez

    Episode 75: Sigrid Nunez

    This week, award-winning writers Sigrid Nunez and Charlotte Wood discuss Nunez’s 2020 novel What Are You Going Through. This conversation originally took place September 24th, 2020 and was recorded live via Zoom. We hope you enjoy entering the mind of a writer.

    • 36 min
    Episode 13: Zitkála-Šá

    Episode 13: Zitkála-Šá

    In this episode, we’ll discuss the life and work of Zitkála-Šá, who also went by the name Gertrude Simmons Bonnin. Zitkála-Šá was a member of the Yankton Dakota, also known as Sioux, tribe. An accomplished violinist, writer, and activist, she co-founded the National Council of American Indians, lobbied Congress to pass the Indian Citizenship Act, [...]

    • 47 min
    Episode 74: A. O. Scott & Rafia Zakaria

    Episode 74: A. O. Scott & Rafia Zakaria

    This week, editor Andrew Blauner chats with acclaimed writers A. O. Scott and Rafia Zakaria about their contributions to the essay anthology Now Comes Good Sailing: Writers Reflect on Henry David Thoreau. This conversation originally took place October 21st, 2021 and was recorded live via Zoom. We hope you enjoy entering the mind of a [...]

    • 46 min
    Episode 73: Elliot Ackerman & Admiral James Stavridis

    Episode 73: Elliot Ackerman & Admiral James Stavridis

    This week, two former military officers and award-winning authors, Elliot Ackerman and Admiral James Stavridis, discuss their recent book 2034: A Novel of the Next World War. This conversation originally took place March 31st, 2021 and was recorded live via Zoom. We hope you enjoy entering the mind of a writer.

    • 40 min
    Episode 72: Tom Roston

    Episode 72: Tom Roston

    This week, AWM Program Director Allison Sansone speaks with journalist Tom Roston about his new book The Writer’s Crusade: Kurt Vonnegut and the Many Lives of Slaughterhouse-Five. This conversation originally took place October 15th, 2021 and was recorded live at the American Writers Museum. We hope you enjoy entering the mind of a writer. AWM [...]

    • 31 min
    Episode 71: Asali Solomon

    Episode 71: Asali Solomon

    This week, award-winning writers Asali Solomon and Rebecca Makkai discuss Solomon’s new novel The Days of Afrekete. This conversation originally took place October 26th, 2021 and was recorded live via Zoom. We hope you enjoy entering the mind of a writer. AWM PODCAST NETWORK HOME

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

binnaperville ,

Very well done

I just listened the the episode about Louisa May Alcott - it was great. This episode presented an engaging discussion about the author, her times, and her works that made me sad I can’t drive to the museum to see this all in person right now.

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