Our goal is to amplify the voices of people whose stories need to be heard.
Executive Director Sue Guiney and Deputy Director Kristin Schuster introduce Writing Through. Kristin interviews one of Writing Through’s very first participants in Cambodia, a remarkable and ambitious student named Rattana. After fulfilling his dream to study in the US, Rattana returned to Cambodia where he is now pursuing a law degree. Rattana developed a deep love of poetry and a passion for social justice.
What is co-creation? This week, Sue is joined by Writing Through’s former Assistant Director, Jess Blackledge, who discusses her move back to the UK during the pandemic, her unexpected culture shock, and the unique challenges posed by the co-creative process. Jess also speaks about her experience as the Creative Producer of a new pilot program at the Theatre Royal Plymouth and the role that co-creation has played in her work there....
What factors impact creative writing? In part two of our interview with Jess Blackledge, Writing Through’s former Assistant Director, Sue and Jess discuss the ways in which culture and age inform creative processes. Jess tells us about the differences she has observed facilitating in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Singapore. She also shares her experience working with both kids and adults and how people’s fixation on originality can get th...
In this episode, Deputy Director Kristin Schuster speaks to Cheatra, a brilliant student from the prodigious Liger Leadership Academy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He discusses his school, how he incorporates the Writing Through Workshop rules into his life, being creative during the pandemic, and his journal rituals, among other things. We cover so much in this episode! Cheatra’s energy and enthusiasm are infectious, and they can’t hel...
Executive Director Sue is joined by Martha Scarborough, one of Writing Through's very first volunteers! Together, they discuss Writing Through's origins, Martha's lived experiences across the globe, and how the organization has been shaped by an increasingly globalized, interconnected set of perspectives.
Sue continues her conversation with Martha, a long-term Writing Through volunteer. They explore the impact of the pandemic, its subsequent challenges, and what it means to come home after an extended period of living abroad. She also shares a beautiful poem written by a Filipina English teacher.
Learn more about HOME: https://www.home.org.sg
In this episode, Sue sits down with Roun Ry, a good friend and former student of Anjali House and Writing Through. Roun is now a celebrated professional photographer living in Phnom Penh City. He and Sue discuss his artistic process, how he tells stories through both images and words, the importance of self-expression, and how he gives back to his community.
This week we are back with Writing Through alum and professional photographer, Roun Ry to discuss the importance of arts and experiential education. Roun also reflects on his creative journey and takes the time to share one of his poems with us.
If you would like to see Roun’s extraordinary work, you can follow him on Instagram here: www.instagram.com/rounry/
This week, Sue chats with her friend Jason Baron, the founder of the Chelly Foundation, a non-profit in Kampot in Southern Cambodia. He explains how and why the organization began and the ripple effects of bringing education to the young people of that province.
Sue speaks with long-term volunteer and facilitator Patty Bierley about how our environment affects the ways we think and feel. They also discuss how to cultivate an environment where we can be free to express ourselves fully.
Sue continues her conversation with Patty, discussing the need for creative writing in America and how creative writing can be used as a tool to learn the skills of listening and connecting with others.
In this episode, Kristin Schuster, our deputy director, is back chatting with the lovely Kim Ann Khlang from PEPY, one of our partners in Siem Reap, Cambodia. They discuss the impact on the PEPY scholarship students when they learn to write creatively in a second language, have the freedom to make mistakes, and question their own limitations. Kim Ann discusses her own relationship with writing and shares a poem written by a PEPY st...
This week, Sue is joined by Alexa Santillana, a former participant of Writing Through and the founder of Youth Advocates Club in West Covina, California. She and Sue discuss her first year at university, her expectations vs the reality of studying on the East Coast, and her rewarding work volunteering at a medical center in Baltimore, Maryland.
In our Season 1 finale, Kristin is joined by Soucheng, another student from Liger Leadership Academy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Using her unique voice, Soucheng discusses how the pandemic has affected her creativity, the importance of taking the time to write and developing kindness and compassion. We hope you enjoy this episode, and we will see you in Season 2!
"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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