Past Art of Writing
Katrina Dodson on the Art of Translation
Katrina Dodson, winner of the 2016 PEN Translation Prize, reflects on why there is no such thing as a perfect translation, and why the work of translating requires inhabiting other worlds.
Craft: How Writers, Musicians, Athletes, and Others Cultivate Their Talent
Writer, journalist, and scholar Carlo Rotella is joined in conversation by UC Berkeley professor of English Scott Saul.
Michael Lewis, author of The Big Short, Moneyball, and other bestselling books, discusses his career and practice as a writer.
Patricia Williams in Conversation with Ramona Naddaff
Patricia Williams is the James L. Dohr Professor of Law at Columbia University. A scholar of race, gender, and law, she is a prolific writer across a variety of genres. Her books include The Alchemy of Race and Rights and Open House: Of Family, Food, Piano Lessons, and the Search for a Room of My Own. She is a columnist for the Nation.
A Book is Born
Cultural critic Greil Marcus and publisher Steve Wasserman discuss their nearly half-century of collaboration.
Writing and Thinking in Two+ Languages
Award-winning Brazilian novelist and poet Adriana Lisboa speaks in conversation with Professor Candace Slater (Spanish & Portuguese) about the work of writing and translation.