We’re all taught so well: How can you be your most beautiful? . . . To quiet that voice is not easy.
Episode 3 of Nucleus: The Confluence Podcast. "There’s value in the power of certain artists realizing that the market has that influence, and using it to their advantage."
Episode 2 of Nucleus: The Confluence Podcast. "Humans have a pesky habit of making everything about themselves."
In conjunction with the release of "Fire in the Lake," the third annual volume of creative writing from NYU's Prison Education Program, the editors answer questions from NYU Gallatin students.
“Ayo, Big Tree. What’s on the menu for tonight?” one onlooker asks. “Just some fish and macaroni with cheese,” Big Tree replies. “Nothing special.” The onlooker’s face is full of skepticism. Everybody knows that everything Big Tree cooks tastes special.
"There was no chisel involved, no rope of bedsheets. But with the help of a willing accomplice, I found a way out."
"The September sunlight in the late afternoon was fire. My mother was driving, and I could tell that in addition to becoming blinded, she was becoming fatigued. For reasons I cannot articulate, I never offered to drive."