Last year, Chris Abani introduced Ghana-born writer and poet Kwame Dawes (who spent most of his childhood and early adult life in Jamaica) to a Lannan Foundation audience:
And talked with him:
The Lannan archive has enough talks to keep you entertained for a whole week, by the way. There’s Howard Zinn in conversation with Arundhati Roy (and the same Arundhati Roy more recently), there’s J.M. Coetzee, Eduardo Galeano, Octavio Paz, Cornel West, Czeslaw Milosz, Lucille Clifton, Nadine Gordimer, etcetera.
I suggest you browse yourself. — Tom Devriendt