1. JENNIFER EGAN, a short story writer and novelist, and creator of a new oral history project about women who worked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard during WWII, appears on WORKS IN PROGRESS, a new TV series in development from creator Ina Howard-Parker.

    WORKS IN PROGRESS is a new TV series about writers and other storytellers around the world, and the revolutionary new technologies forever changing how we share our stories. Each episode is shot on location in a new place to show how we are all connected through the stories we tell.

    In the premiere episode, we visited Ft. Greene, Brooklyn, a neighborhood with a rich cultural heritage, to meet some of the writers and artists who live and work there including former Sierra Leone child soldier Ishmael Beah, award-winning novelist Jennifer Egan, legendary jazz musician Bill Lee, Walt Whitman devotee Daryl Blaine Ford, creative genius Carl Hancock Rux, Def Jam poet Suheir Hammad, singer Nucomme, and star of stage and screen, actor Jeffrey Wright.

    CREDITS:
    Creator, Host, Producer: Ina Howard Parker
    Executive Producer: Rod Alleyne
    Director of Photography: Francisco Aliwalas

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  2. Poet Suheir Hammad performs her poem, "Brooklyn" from Ft. Greene, Brooklyn's historic Masonic Temple on WORKS IN PROGRESS, a new TV series in development from creator Ina Howard-Parker.

    WORKS IN PROGRESS is a new TV series about writers and other storytellers around the world, and the revolutionary new technologies forever changing how we share our stories. Each episode is shot on location in a new place to show how we are all connected through the stories we tell.

    In the premiere episode, we visited Ft. Greene, Brooklyn, a neighborhood with a rich cultural heritage, to meet some of the writers and artists who live and work there including former Sierra Leone child soldier Ishmael Beah, award-winning novelist Jennifer Egan, legendary jazz musician Bill Lee, Walt Whitman devotee Daryl Blaine Ford, creative genius Carl Hancock Rux, Def Jam poet Suheir Hammad, singer Nucomme, and star of stage and screen, actor Jeffrey Wright.

    CREDITS:
    Creator, Host, Producer: Ina Howard Parker
    Executive Producer: Rod Alleyne
    Director of Photography: Francisco Aliwalas

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  3. Darryl Blaine Ford, a Walt Whitman devotee for 70 years, talks about his idol and reads from Leaves of Grass From Brooklyn's Ft. Greene Park, on WORKS IN PROGRESS, a new TV series in development from creator Ina Howard-Parker.

    WORKS IN PROGRESS is a new TV series about writers and other storytellers around the world, and the revolutionary new technologies forever changing how we share our stories. Each episode is shot on location in a new place to show how we are all connected through the stories we tell.

    In the premiere episode, we visited Ft. Greene, Brooklyn, a neighborhood with a rich cultural heritage, to meet some of the writers and artists who live and work there including former Sierra Leone child soldier Ishmael Beah, award-winning novelist Jennifer Egan, legendary jazz musician Bill Lee, Walt Whitman devotee Daryl Blaine Ford, creative genius Carl Hancock Rux, Def Jam poet Suheir Hammad, singer Nucomme, and star of stage and screen, actor Jeffrey Wright.

    CREDITS:
    Creator, Host, Producer: Ina Howard Parker
    Executive Producer: Rod Alleyne
    Director of Photography: Francisco Aliwalas

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  4. Legendary jazzman Bill Lee Jr., father of Spike Lee, reads his manifesto, "The Eight Ps", and performs on bass on WORKS IN PROGRESS, a new TV series in development from creator Ina Howard-Parker.

    WORKS IN PROGRESS is a new TV series about writers and other storytellers around the world, and the revolutionary new technologies forever changing how we share our stories. Each episode is shot on location in a new place to show how we are all connected through the stories we tell.

    In the premiere episode, we visited Ft. Greene, Brooklyn, a neighborhood with a rich cultural heritage, to meet some of the writers and artists who live and work there including former Sierra Leone child soldier Ishmael Beah, award-winning novelist Jennifer Egan, legendary jazz musician Bill Lee, Walt Whitman devotee Daryl Blaine Ford, creative genius Carl Hancock Rux, Def Jam poet Suheir Hammad, singer Nucomme, and star of stage and screen, actor Jeffrey Wright.

    CREDITS:
    Creator, Host, Producer: Ina Howard Parker
    Executive Producer: Rod Alleyne
    Director of Photography: Francisco Aliwalas

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  5. Ishmael Beah, author of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Child Soldier, interviewed and reading from Ft. Greene, Brooklyn restaurant, Madiba, on WORKS IN PROGRESS, a new TV series in development from creator Ina Howard-Parker.

    WORKS IN PROGRESS is a new TV series about writers and other storytellers around the world, and the revolutionary new technologies forever changing how we share our stories. Each episode is shot on location in a new place to show how we are all connected through the stories we tell.

    In the premiere episode, we visited Ft. Greene, Brooklyn, a neighborhood with a rich cultural heritage, to meet some of the writers and artists who live and work there including former Sierra Leone child soldier Ishmael Beah, award-winning novelist Jennifer Egan, legendary jazz musician Bill Lee, Walt Whitman devotee Daryl Blaine Ford, creative genius Carl Hancock Rux, Def Jam poet Suheir Hammad, singer Nucomme, and star of stage and screen, actor Jeffrey Wright.

    CREDITS:
    Creator, Host, Producer: Ina Howard Parker
    Executive Producer: Rod Alleyne
    Director of Photography: Francisco Aliwalas

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