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Interview with Jennifer Richter

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2017 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Jennifer Richter’s two poetry collections have both been named Oregon Book Award Finalists: her second book, No Acute Distress, was chosen by Major Jackson; her first, Threshold, by Robert Pinsky.  Richter has been awarded an Oregon Literary Fellowship as well as a Wallace ... Read more

Hole Drummer Patty Schemel on Music, Life and Recovery

Airs at: Wed, 11/08/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Patty Schemel has led an eventful life in the Pacific Northwest, having been the drummer for the band Hole for much of the 90s and a member or founder of several bands since the year 2000. She will be at Powell’s City of Books tonight at 7:30, to join Sleater-Kinney drummer... Read more

Droppin' Old School Beats

Airs at: Fri, 11/03/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  "November is Hip-Hop History Month, where we give celebration to what hip hop has done to bring together people of the world, people of all nationalities, young people, all the political systems and politicians on the planet." ~Afrika Bambaataa     "November is Hip Ho... Read more

The Green Reaper

Airs at: Thu, 11/02/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Elizabeth Fournier is the inspirational author of The Green Reaper - Memoirs of an Eco-Mortician. Her compassion for those who pass over and for their families is a true testament of who she is in this world: pure love. She is also following her heart by supporting famil... Read more


Airs at: Thu, 11/16/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Rae Armantrout’s poetry comprises one of the most refined and visionary bodies of work written over the last forty years. These potent, compact meditations on our complicated times reveal her observant sensibility, lively intellect, and emotional complexity. This generou... Read more

Ep.10 A Soup for the Spirits

Airs at: Thu, 10/19/2017 at 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Produced for Peace, Love and Soup
Oct. 2017 - Bienvenidos... A Paz, Amor Y Sopa!!! On this super-sized Soup for the Spirit episode, we will be celebrating Dia de Los Muertos a little early, with heartfelt personal stories about departed loved ones written and read by these devoted listeners:     Bell   b... Read more

Interview with Tom Hogan

Airs at: Mon, 10/23/2017 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Tom Hogan, born and raised in the Portland area, has written five chapbooks of poetry, the first of which, Poems for the Journey, came out in 2001; the fifth, Cathedral Rock, was published in 2008.  His first full-length collection was The Promise of the Trail, in 2014, and... Read more

Babbage's Dream by Neil Aitken

Airs at: Thu, 09/28/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
"In stunningly elegant couplets, Neil Aitken transposes the dreams of machines and humans into musical, sonically deft lyrics that sing songs of ccreation, vision, possibility, futurity. These beautifully crafted poems -- evoking the designs of nineteenth-century mathematic... Read more

Poetry Potluck Radio Hour

Airs at: Mon, 10/02/2017 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
A special hour of programming featuring interviews with authors and poets about their recent works with special guest host, Neil Aitken. Our guests are Genève/Geneva Chao and Julian Smuggles.   Genève/Geneva Chao is the translator and author of several books of poetry. Ch... Read more


Airs at: Thu, 10/26/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  “What is a dog if not god? In Afterglow, Eileen Myles steps up to the challenge for writers to function as prophets. Ghostwritten in part by deceased pit bull Rosie, this ‘dog memoir’ explores—among other things—geometry, gender, mortality, evil, aging, and plaids. Myles... Read more