by Samantha Iyer

Charles Henry Rowell

Charles Henry Rowell has spent the main of his long literary career as an editor — as editor of Callaloo, and as editor of Ancestral House: The Black Short Story in the Americas and Europe (1995), Shade: An Anthology of Fiction by Gay Men of African Descent (with Bruce Morrow, 1996), Making Callaloo: 25 Years of Black Literature (2002), and, most recently, The Callaloo African Diaspora Series (Johns Hopkins University Press). Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry (W. W. Norton, 2013) documents new waves of poets, “who, for future memory, extend and refine literary, aesthetic, and other traditions wherever they find them, as well as invent and experiment with new techniques of their own invention.”

Video

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“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
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An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
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Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann

Audio

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Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
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Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
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Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium
Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium