The PEN Ten with Nicole Dennis-Benn

My job as a writer is to humanize people on the page … as artists we have a responsibility to dispel ignorance by spreading empathy. More

Prayer and Meditation (full audio)

For this contemplative evening, an assembly of writers and artists takes the stage to read their original, deeply personal prayers and meditations. More

Edwidge Danticat: On Something Else (audio)

In this rare public appearance, celebrated author Edwidge Danticat exposes something that has contributed to her creativity and altered the trajectory of her artistic view. More

Edwidge Danticat: On Something Else (video)

In this life, there's work, and then there's...something else. In this rare public appearance, celebrated author Edwidge Danticat reflected on her "something else" —something that has contributed to her… More

Edwidge Danticat: On Something Else (video)

In this life, there's work, and then there's...something else. In this rare public appearance, celebrated author Edwidge Danticat reflected on her "something else" —something that has contributed to her… More

Prayer and Meditation ( full audio)

A wish, an invocation, an impassioned plea. For this contemplative evening of meditation, the Festival has commissioned an esteemed assembly of writers and artists from a wide range of… More

Prayer and Meditation (full video)

For this contemplative evening, an assembly of writers and artists took to the stage to read their original, deeply personal prayers and meditations. More