Spoken Arts

Opportunities: Poetry Workshops; Critique Groups; Calls for Submissions; Contests; Fellowships etc

In Klamath Falls Saturday July 28:   Free Literary Elements in Songwriting Workshop Klamath County Library, 126 S. Third St. Klamath Falls, OR Performance by Laura Gibson and workshop students at 4:30p.m. Free and open to the public. Portland singer and song writer Laura Gib... Read more

Radio Lost & Found for 01/23/20

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 10:00pm - Fri, 01/24/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Radio Lost and Found
New year, new decade, new show. My first for 2020. We say goodbye to Terry Jones of Monty Python, we listen to some weird 7″ records I’ve recently found and some favorite forgotten 80s LPs, and hear some new Thomas Dimuzio. Hope you like it! Read more

Abortion Access/Reproductive Health and Justice

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
This will be the last episode of Poetry and Everything for a while (or forever – we’ll see what happens).  The series – which opened in July of 2016, just a little while before this current phase of our national horrorshow began – will have run for 37 months by the end of J... Read more

Radio Lost & Found for 12/26/19

Airs at: Thu, 12/26/2019 at 10:00pm - Fri, 12/27/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Radio Lost and Found
Radio Lost & Found is back! More new Negativland, The Rudy Schwartz Project, Fred Lane and more! Holy crap! It’s good to be back! This is my first show on KBOO in two months. My wife was in the hospital from early November and I couldn’t get away during her post-surgery re... Read more

Reading by Judith Arcana

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
If you’ve been listening to “Poetry and Everything” regularly, or even now&then, you know that the past several months have included shows with various formats (that is, not what had been the standard in the first three years of the show). This one, too, is different, in bo... Read more

The Father Christmas Letters presented by Katherine Dunn

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Once again The Sampler presents our annual holiday special The Father Christmas Letters, written by J.R.R. Tolkien and read to us by Katherine Dunn. Also some seasonal and non seasonal music.  Read more

Lavish T

Airs at: Thu, 12/19/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Express Yo'self
On this episode, Ji interviews the Portland based artist Lavish T about his rapping career. Lavish T can be supported on instagram @_tvhjpvmps. In addition to interviewing him, Ji gives a shoutout to all of the talented artists that were on her show this year. The Express Y... Read more

Buscando America on 12/17/19

Airs at: Tue, 12/17/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Transmitiendo desde la Ciudad de México, hablamos con Margara Cervantes y Aurora Escoto sobre el proyecto de Narradoras Urbanas el cual es un laboratorio literario comunitario y sonoro que promueve el dialogo entre mujeres, la narrativa urbana y la memoria colectiva. En Kró... Read more

The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien read by Katherine Dunn

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 12/17/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
As we do every year, we present excerpts from "The Father Christmas Letters" by J.R.R. Tolkien. These are letters that he wrote to his children every year at Christmas starting in the mid 1920's when they were very young and right up to the eve of World War 2. In the letter... Read more

More fun on the Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
To start your week off, Fortunate will present some holiday stories for today's Sampler. As we do each year, we'll play one of The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien which we recorded years ago with Portland writer Katherine Dunn. And, "Dancing Dan's Christmas" by D... Read more