SongWriter turns stories into songs

An exploration of inspiration, SongWriter features performances by Questlove, Joyce Carol Oates, David Gilmour of Pink Floyd, Roxane Gay, Amanda Shires of The Highwomen, Cheryl Strayed, Neil Gaiman, Steve Earle, George Saunders, and Katie Melua

Artists are paired by creator and host Ben Arthur, and presented so that their work is the central focus

SongWriter is available as a podcast and as a live performance series, in segments on the syndicated radio program Acoustic Cafe for 1.5M listeners, and in previews in Paste magazine

Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates reads at Buunni Cafe in Washington Heights


With special guests in the audience

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