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<p>Interviews Featured on RM220 </p>

Welcome Home: Benjamin Morris discusses immigration with Jana K. Lipman and Sarah Fouts

Rare is the moment in American history when the question of immigration does not arise. Despite the fact that the United States was founded as a nation of immigrants—or perhaps because of it—debates over the arrival of peoples to its shores continue to quicken the country’s pulse. Recognizing the intensity of these debates in the Welcome Home: Benjamin Morris discusses immigration with Jana K. Lipman and Sarah Fouts

CRAZY ‘BOUT THEM ANIMALS: Documentary Director, Benjamin Simmons talks culture, commodification, and preservation.

“I was thinking about stories that weren’t being told. I saw how excited people were talking about the shoes and I was like, wow, this is really important to people.” (Animals director, Benjamin Simmons) Launched in 1991, the original collection of Bally Animals celebrated the 700th anniversary of the Federation of Switzerland. However, their bold CRAZY ‘BOUT THEM ANIMALS: Documentary Director, Benjamin Simmons talks culture, commodification, and preservation.

“In Every Way I Could Think To Say It” – An Interview with Douglas Kearney

The third annual New Orleans Poetry Festival occurred in April with a stacked deck of panels, walking tours, books, and of course readings. One of the headliners was poet, performer, and librettist Douglas Kearney, who is the author of six critically acclaimed books and teaches at CalArts in Santa Clarita, California. WRBH’s David Benedetto spoke to “In Every Way I Could Think To Say It” – An Interview with Douglas Kearney

“I’d rather love the spikey parts” — an interview with Alma Mathijsen

Alma Mathijsen was born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She is the author of six plays, a collection of short stories, and three novels. Her latest novel Forget the Girls has been critically acclaimed and is nominated for the BNG BANK Literary Prize. Mathijsen writes essays on feminism, representation and grief for NRC Handelsblad. Her work has also appeared “I’d rather love the spikey parts” — an interview with Alma Mathijsen