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WritersCast Interview

David Wilk of WritersCast interviews Ishmael Reed, whom he describes as one of his favorite authors.

Ishmael Reed - "Writers Are No Longer Dangerous"

The New School Writing Program and Cave Canem Foundation sponsored an evening of conversation and poetry with Ishmael Reed and Al Young, moderated by poet LaTasha Diggs.

Passing Notes Unscripted - Ishmael Reed

The literary giant, social critic, and MacArthur fellow Ishmael Reed talks about his latest collection of essays, Going Too Far.

Dan Torop's "Skydiving" based on Ishmael Reed poem

Artist Dan Torop's photography exhibition "Skydiving" explores the themes of Ishmael Reed's 1977 poem "Sky Diving". Read more at Art Forum:

Bill Cosby on Ishmael Reed's Writing Habits

By Barry Beckham:


"Do you know Ishmael Reed” he asked.

I shook my head to acknowledge that I knew theCalifornia writer and activist who had founded a small press called I Reed Books.