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Hilton Als in Conversation with Michael Dickman and Brenda Shaughnessy

'The Way We Live Now: Hilton Als and America’s Poets'

Originally Aired: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Hilton Als (Photo by Ali Smith)

Overview

(Above photo credit: Hilton Als/Ali Smith)

Join The New Yorker‘s Hilton Als as he kicks off his residency exploring the ways poets and poetry reflect contemporary American life.

Tonight he sits down with poets Michael Dickman (Brother) and Brenda Shaughnessy (Octopus Museum) to discuss their works, which touch on many of the issues Als sets out to examine in this series: world change, consciousness, race, gender, parenting, coupling and more.

 

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