Sara Franklin

Sara B. Franklin is a writer and professor at NYU Gallatin. She lives with her children in Kingston, N.Y.

Ada Limón

Ada Limón: "The Country Has Taught Me That Poetry Lives Everywhere." Ada Limón: "The Country Has Taught Me That Poetry Lives Everywhere."

The US poet laureate on nature, the art of America, and her new anthology.

May 7, 2024 / Q&A / Sara Franklin

Jenn Shapland's new collection of essays, Thin Skin (Pantheon), probes the capacity of essay as a form to examine and question the lines we draw between ourselves and others, ourselves and the non-human world, and the past we’ve wrought with the present in which we live.

Jenn Shapland on the Need for “Thin Skin” Jenn Shapland on the Need for “Thin Skin”

An interview with the writer about her new collection of essays, Thin Skin, and her hopes for the life it takes on in the world.

Aug 15, 2023 / Q&A / Sara Franklin

Camille Dungy on the Bewildering Wonder of Rewilding

Camille Dungy on the Bewildering Wonder of Rewilding Camille Dungy on the Bewildering Wonder of Rewilding

A conversation with the award-winning poet and scholar Camille Dungy about her new book, Soil: The Story of a Black Mother’s Garden.

May 2, 2023 / Q&A / Sara Franklin

Jenny Odell

Jenny Odell Wants You to Reclaim Your Time Jenny Odell Wants You to Reclaim Your Time

A conversation with the How to Do Nothing author, Jenny Odell, about her new book, Saving Time: Discovering Life Beyond the Clock.

Mar 6, 2023 / Q&A / Sara Franklin

Indiana University professor Ross Gay

Ross Gay on the Labor of “Inciting Joy” Ross Gay on the Labor of “Inciting Joy”

A conversation with the poet Ross Gay about Inciting Joy, an exploration of joy as a critical emotion that “gets us to love, as a practice of survival."

Oct 25, 2022 / Back Page / Sara Franklin

Angela Garbes

Angela Garbes on Mothering for the World We Want Angela Garbes on Mothering for the World We Want

Garbes’s new book looks at what it means to be a parent when we are “caught between the way we were raised and the way we want to live.”

May 3, 2022 / Back Page / Sara Franklin

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