Past Guests (A-F)

  • Adonis

    Adonis, the 2011 recipient of Germany’s prestigious Goethe poetry prize, was born Ali Hamid Saeed Esber in Syria.

  • Amiri Baraka

    Amiri Baraka is the author of over 40 books of essays, poems, drama, music history, and criticism.

  • Ammiel Alcalay

    Ammiel Alcalay is a poet, translator, critic and scholar born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1956.

  • Anthony Arnove

    Anthony Arnove is coproducer with Brenda Coughlin and Jeremy Scahill of the documentary film Dirty Wars.

  • Barbara Ehrenreich

    Barbara Ehrenreich is an activist and author of more than 20 books about contemporary social and economic issues.

  • Ben Doller

    Ben Doller is the author of three poetry collections: Radio, Radio (winner of the 2000 Walt Whitman Award), FAQ and Dead Ahead.

  • Beth Anderson

    Beth Anderson is a critically-acclaimed composer of new romantic, avante-garde music, text-sound works, and musical theater events.

  • Betsy Andrews

    Betsy Andrews is editor of Saveur and several books of poetry, as well as chapbooks.

  • Black Took Collective

    Black Took Collective was co-founded in 1999 by Duriel E. Harris, Dawn Lundy Martin and Ronaldo V. Wilson at Cave Canem.

  • Bryonn Bain

    Bryonn Bain is a prison activist, spoken word poet, hip hop artist, actor, author and educator.