Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020: André Alexis, T'Nia Miller and more

Today on q: writer André Alexis, actress T'Nia Miller, Paul Galloway of the Museum of Modern Art on the origins of the emoji, singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding.
Writer André Alexis, actress T'Nia Miller, singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding. (Jaime Hogge, Joseph Sinclair, Universal Music Group)

Today on q, with guest host Talia Schlanger:

  • Childhood and Fifteen Dogs author André Alexis discusses his new collection of short stories, The Night Piece, and his new audio drama, Metamorphosis: A Viral Trilogy.

  • The Haunting of Bly Manor's breakout star T'Nia Miller tells us what it's like to make a job out of scaring people and how binge watching has changed storytelling.

  • Paul Galloway of the Museum of Modern Art takes us back to the emoji's humble beginnings, sharing how it became one of the most powerful tools of modern communication.

  • Singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding talks about her new album, overcoming impostor syndrome and why she took a five-year break from music.