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Interview: How To Live Full & Die Wise – Sylvester​ Mc​Nutt Interviews Stephen Jenkinson


Culture activist, worker, author ~ Stephen teaches internationally and is the creator and principal instructor of the Orphan Wisdom School, co-founded the school with his wife Nathalie Roy in 2010, convening semi-annually in Deacon, Ontario, and in northern Europe. He has Master’s degrees from Harvard University (Theology) and the University of Toronto (Social Work). Apprenticed to...

Interview: Overwhelming Beauty — and Being OK, Dying – Terry Patten Interviews Stephen Jenkinson


Spontaneous poet, culture activist, and shamanic bard Stephen Jenkinson joins Terry to explore the totally disarming ordeal of bearing witness to death up close — both our individual mortality and our collective mortality. They also drop into felt contact with Terry’s present, uncertain situation — recently on his 70th birthday, Terry was suddenly informed...

Interview: 2021 April – Basak Kutlu Atay, Turkish translator of DIE WISE interviews Stephen


Basak Kutlu Atay recently translated Stephen Jenkinson’s book DIE WISE into Turkish. The first of these two videos is a conversation between author and translator, the 2nd is a Q&A between both Stephen, Basak and a series of guests. DIE WISE: Translator's Interview with Stephen Jenkinson https://youtu.be/wvlUAuP9Dxw DIE WISE: Q&A with Basak Kutlu Atay and Stephen Jenkinson https://youtu.be/Zvub73XxaIk

Interview: To Bear Witness Stephen Jenkinson on BBC Radio


This piece originally aired on BBC radio in December 2020. Produced by Phil Smith. Contributors (in order of appearance): Stephen Jenkinson, Kofi Mawuli Klu, Andreas Weber, Esther Stanford-Xosei and Anita Barrows Voice of the chorus: Niamh O’Brien. Cello improvisations: Lucy Railton Additional words and music: Phil Smith Produced by Phil Smith. A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 3. Orphan Wisdom...