Yaddo

Shadow Yaddo hosted by Elaina Richardson—broadcasting stories of hope, resistance, humor and curiosity in our new podcast!

On music, the ’90s, and NYC cool: Bestselling novelist Sam Lipsyte (The Ask, Home Land, No One Left to Come Looking for You) in conversation with esteemed music critic, journalist and author of the forthcoming magnum opus, a biography of Lou Reed, Will Hermes. Contributing artists: Joseph Keckler, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Liz Phair, The Birthday Party, Glenn Branca and Pavement.

Tune in as we shine a light on the transformative vision of artists through conversations about art, literature, activism, ecology, inspiration and daily life.

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Collectively, Yaddo artists have won 82 Pulitzer Prizes, 34 MacArthur Fellowships, 71 National Book Awards and a Nobel Prize in Literature. Learn more about the impact of Yaddo.

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