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On Living Through Fictional Characters: NYMAG Packs Up and Heads to Iowa with Girls March 28, 2014: It's Friday so we're talking television. This week, Hannah Horvath—the protagonist on the HBO series Girls—earned an acceptance to the famed Iowa Writers Workshop. At New York Magazine, Lan Samantha Chang—the director of the Iowa Writer's Workshop—and a few Iowa alums—join Boris Kachka to discuss the road ahead. The first thing [...] by

Treme turns to local poet to capture post-Katrina New Orleans March 23, 2011: The Times-Picayune talks with Gian Smith who is featured reciting his poem "O Beautiful Storm" in a new promo for the HBO show Treme. Smith now hosts an open mic at The McKenna Museum of African American Art, but it was Katrina that first made him turn to poetry. In both the poem and his interview, he describes scraping the residue off the [...] by