Press & Media
Radio and Television
- Gretchen was a guest on the BBC's "You're Dead to Me" podcast with host Greg Jenner and comedian Nathan Caton to delve into the extraordinary life and adventures of the 19th-century Jamaican-born celebrity, Mary Seacole. Listen (November 2021)
- Gretchen was interviewed by the BIO (Biographers International Organization) podcast, discussing Britain's Black Past with Sonja Williams. Listen (Fall 2021)
- Gretchen is now a presenter and host of the podcast BP2 from the "Black Presence in British Portraiture Network." Episodes available now on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. Listen (Fall 2020)
- Olaudah Equiano interviewed Gretchen for Episode 7 of the Not What You Thought You Knew podcast series from the SKY History, discussing the eighteenth century British Abolitionist Movement. Listen (11/2/2020)
- Philadelphia's Quintessence Theatre Group interviewed Gretchen about Frances Hogdson Burnett's The Secret Garden, in support of their current stage production of the story. (Fall 2020)
- Gretchen was interviewed on the BBC program "Private Passions" in the fall. The show regularly interviews guests who "share their musical passions and reveal which pieces bring them joy and sustain them through hard times."
- Gretchen recorded a series for BBC Radio 4 entitled "Britain's Black Past," which will be the basis for a forthcoming anthology from Liverpool University Press in 2020. Listen
- Gretchen appeared on Vermont Public Radio with commentary entitled, "Easter bonnets and Aretha's hat" (4/7/2009). Read and listen
- Gretchen appeared on Vermont Public Radio with commentary entitled, "Thoughts on Being Bi-Racial" (1/19/2009). Read and listen
- Gretchen appeared on PBS's "Profile" discussing Mr. and Mrs. Prince (1/19/2009).
- Gretchen appeared on NPR's All Things Considered "You Must Read This" installment, discussing Ann Petry's novel The Street (6/18/2008). Listen
- Appearance on "The Tavis Smiley Show" (4/21/2008).
- "Story of Free Slaves Veers Into Author's Family History," USA Today (3/4/2008)
- "All Americans Share a Complex Racial Past," National Public Radio's All Things Considered (2/6/2008) Listen
- Interview on Vermont Public Radio with Jane Lindholm, Slavery in 18th century New England (1/29/2008) Listen