Jessica Hagedorn

Jessica Hagedorn is a Filipino-American author, playwright, poet, and musician. Her novel Dogeaters won an American Book Award and was nominated for a National Book Award. She lives in New York City. Performance Artist.

 

"I don't know what issues concerning identity have helped contemporary fiction evolve to what it is now. All I know is that the range of voices that are being heard and published is a lot more diverse than when I was coming up."

- Jessica Hagerdorn

Video

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

Audio

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