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Hanif Abdurraqib: Writing Columbus for the world

Maddie McGarvey via
Hanif Abdurraqib

Columbus author and native Hanif Abdurraqib is a MacArthur Foundation Genius Grantee, among many other accolades. We discuss his latest book There’s Always This Year: On Basketball and Ascension, a book that Hanif regards as one he had to grow into being able to write. We discuss Hanif’s writing process, his views on success, reflections on his family and experiences growing up in Columbus, Ohio, and the personal significance of his work. Listen in to learn more about how Hanif regards Columbus and its hidden or not so hidden treasures, like United Dairy Farmers.