This week we’ve got a repeat guest, the unmatched talent that is, Jason Reynolds. We’re talking about his new book, Ain’t Burned all the Bright, a collaboration with his friend, artist, Jason Griffin. We talk today about creativity in 2020, working with collaborators, and our understandings and experiences around grief. You can hear Jason’s first appearances on The Stacks here and here.
The Stacks Book Club selection for December is Passing by Nella Larsen, we will discuss the book on January 26th with Cree Myles.
Everything we talk about on today’s episode can be found below in the show notes. You can also find everything we talked about on Amazon.
- Ain’t Burned All the Bright by Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin
- “Ep. 89 Staying True to Yourself with Jason Reynolds” (The Stacks)
- Jason Griffin
- Stuntboy, in the Meantime by Jason Reynolds
- Raúl the Third
- Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel by Jason Reynolds
- Stamped by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi
- Don’t Look Up (Adam McKay, 2021)
- Misty Copeland
- Michael Jordan
- Roxane Gay
- “Get Yourself a Nemesis” (Taylor Lorenz, The Atlantic)
- Kiese Laymon
- Jesmyn Ward
- “Ep. 193 Betting on the Kids with Angelina Jolie & Tokata Iron Eyes” (The Stacks)
- “Ep. 172 The Art vs. The Artist with Quentin Tarantino” (The Stacks)
- “Ep. 181 We Don’t Have to Agree with Jill Louise Busby” (The Stacks)
- Girl Scout Cookies
- Swedish Fish
- “Ep. 168 Embodying History with Clint Smith” (The Stacks)
- “Ep. 155 The Art of the Crush with Mary H. K. Choi” (The Stacks)
- Mary H. K. Choi’s Instagram
- This American Life (This American Life)
- The Pulitzer Prize
- “Who Jason Reynolds Writes His Best-sellers For” (Rumaan Alam, The New Yorker)
- Rumaan Alam
- Frank O’Hara
- June Jordan
- Sweet Flypaper of Life by Langston Hughes
- Honey, I Love by Eloise Greenfield
- Nothing by Janne Teller
- Platero y Yo by Juan Ramón Jiménez
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