A breakout Emmy nominee. A Pixar animator and writer. A graphic novelist. A bestselling writer. A groundbreaking poet. Meet these five up-and-coming writers who are pushing the boundaries of writing and bringing new and bold perspectives to the world.
Pixar animator and children’s book author/illustrator Mike Wu explores the art of juggling the two jobs and persisting in the face of failure.
Bestselling author Vanessa Hua speaks about making the leap to fiction, how she manages to write, and joining a creative community.
Emmy Award nominee and poet Fatimah Asghar talks about creating the breakout hit "Brown Girls" and making the art she wished she had while growing up as a queer Muslim woman.
Kristen Radtke explores the space between writing and art in her graphic novels, and the anxiety of trying to create, have a life, and balance her job at The Believer.
Award-winning poet Safiya Sinclair explores the past, the clash between her and her Rastafarian culture, and finding her voice with poetry.