In this 15-minute video widely known and loved poet, Grace Cavalieri, discusses her take on the role of creatives in fighting hunger. She also reads one of her poems published here.
A Visit with Emmy-Winning Documentarian, Von Diaz
In this 21-minute video, Von Diaz visits with Hiram Larew (Poetry X Hunger) about the role that the Arts play in contributing to social change. Drawing on her extensive experience across many platforms, Ms. Diaz provides exciting insights about new and emerging forms of expression, of ever evolving public sensibilities and of a remarkably self-aware generation of young people. A fascinating visit! Learn more about Von Diaz, including how to order her books, by visiting her website.
Interview with Dr. Lis McLoughlin of NatureCulture
In this 22-minute 2022 video interview, NatureCulture's Dr. Lis McLoughlin describes her groundbreaking work that is bringing poets and their poems to the Land Trust cause. She also discusses the relevance of NatureCulture's Writing the Land initiative to issues of land care, agriculture and, ultimately, hunger.
Interview with Patrick Washington of Dialect of Prince George's
Patrick Washington is not only a powerhouse poet in the Greater Washington DC (USA) area, but he also is known far and wide for cultivating young poets. In this 12-minute visit, we discuss how he's used his own poetry to Speak Up about social causes. We also chat about how young poets are Speaking Back to Hunger. Patrick then closes by reading a segment of "Toxic Waste," a hunger-focused poem jointly composed by young poets Jordan Culmer and Imani West.