The Filipina writer talks about her passion for literature, the influence of poet Kenneth Rexroth and adapting "The Gangster of Love."
Professor Emily Wilson's smart and exciting work destroys a glass ceiling that was shockingly overdue for shattering.
In "Queen of Katwe," the “Monsoon Wedding” filmmaker turns to Uganda to capture the tale of a young, rural chess prodigy and remind us that genius is everywhere.
After 19 years behind bars, including seven in solitary confinement, the best-selling author works for criminal justice reform—and for those he left behind.
Ayad Akhtar wants audience members to decide for themselves what his play, about the complexities of identity and hidden prejudices in post-9/11 New York, is saying.
Her solo show examines how favoring incarceration over education puts marginalized minors at risk.
Director Benson Lee, a Korean-American, was inspired by the ’80s teen angst movies of the late John Hughes. But you won’t find any of the stereotypical Asian characters that tended to turn up in Hughes’ movies -- that is, when Asians appeared at all.
Until the run-up to the 2010 congressional elections, Daniel Schulman—like much of America—had barely heard of Charles and David Koch, billionaire industrialists who were primary backers of the tea party and were determined to take down President Obama.