Books, Film, Music

An Anthology of Disruptions, Large and Small

January 2, 2024

An Anthology of Disruptions, Large and Small

Library of America honors poet Gary Snyder ’51 with volume of his collected poems.

By John Sheehy ’82

October 23, 2023

A Voyage to Antarctica

In 'The Quickening,' Elizabeth Rush ’06 examines community and motherhood in the shadow of a volatile glacier.


July 28, 2023

Time and Place

Prof. David Schiff’s musical journey winds through the vineyard with Susan Sokol-Blosser ’67 and around the track with Steve Prefontaine.


June 14, 2023

In New Essay, President Bilger Makes the Case for Public Writing

The piece appears in ‘Public Feminisms,’ an open-access book published in April by Lever Press.


April 21, 2023

In ‘Toad,’ Katherine Dunn ’69 Draws on Her Time at Reed

The posthumously published novel is wry and penetrating.

April 19, 2023

A Cross-Country Cornhole Trip Digs into American Identity

Anthropology major Emilie Kelly ’25 used a classic lawn game to break the ice before entering into deeper conversation.

April 14, 2023

Through the Portal

Josh Riedel ’07 was Instagram’s first employee. His debut novel plunges readers into startup life.

January 6, 2023

Changing the Lens

Nili Yosha ’07 empowers houseless youth through filmmaking.

October 20, 2022

The Quiet Before: On the Unexpected Origins of Radical Ideas

A new book by Gal Beckerman '98 explores the conditions required for revolutionary ideas to foment—or fester.

March 25, 2022

Eid al-Fitr Makes Its Animated Debut

After growing up watching reactionary stereotypes, a screenwriter creates space for nuanced Muslim characters.

December 10, 2021

Guardians of the Trees

The fate of the planet is inextricably linked to human health, writes Kinari Webb ’95.

October 18, 2021

Beloved Beasts

Science writer Michelle Nijhuis ’96 explores the fascinating history of the conservation movement.

May 25, 2021

Truth and Justice in Tulsa

The Ground Breaking unearths the sinister history of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.

April 26, 2021

Well Versed

For National Poetry Month, we present some Reed poets who explore identity and social justice.