World of Words

World of Words

By Hillary Hoppock September 2019

The American Writers Museum celebrates writers and inspires people to engage in reading and writing through innovative and interactive exhibits.

Transforming Contemporary Literature

Transforming Contemporary Literature

By Noelani Kirschner March 2022

Meet six Black women who have written, edited or produced some of America's best literary work of the past 40 years.

Food for Thought: What’s on Your Plate Matters to the Planet

Food for Thought: What’s on…

May 2021

Jonathan Safran Foer and Jeffrey Gettleman discuss how daily actions can make an impact in the efforts to combat climate change.

The Literary Connect

The Literary Connect

By Deepanjali Kakati May 2020

Fulbright-Nehru fellow Alan Johnson talks about his connection to India, his fascination with the country’s literature and the importance of exchanges like the Fulbright program.

The Poet and the Pulitzer

The Poet and the Pulitzer

By Michael Gallant November 2018

Award-winning writer Vijay Seshadri discusses the writing process, and the mysteries inherent in crafting world-renowned poetry.