Poetry

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THE QUADRAPHONNES host The Outside World this Friday night!

Airs at: Sat, 04/23/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for The Outside World
  The following is an IMPORTANT MESSAGE from your local Quadraphonne council :    Join us on KBOO from midnight on Friday, April 22 to 3am Saturday, April 23 for three hours of music and information on upcoming shows! First, the Quadraphonnes will be performing live in t... Read more

Proxies by Brian Blanchfield

Airs at: Thu, 05/19/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  A go-for-broke essay collection that blends cultural close reading and dicey autobiography. Past compunction, expressly unbeholden, these twenty-four single-subject essays train focus on a startling miscellany of topics —Foot Washing, Dossiers, Br’er Rabbit, Housesitting... Read more

Ways To Disappear by Idra Novey

Airs at: Thu, 05/05/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Deep in gambling debt, the celebrated Brazilian writer Beatriz Yagoda is last seen holding a suitcase and a cigar and climbing into an almond tree. She abruptly vanishes. In snowy Pittsburgh, her American translator Emma hears the news and, against the wishes of her boyf... Read more

Late in the Day: Poems 2010-2014 by Ursula K. Le Guin

Airs at: Thu, 04/21/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Late in the Day, Ursula K. Le Guin’s new collection of poems (2010–2014) seeks meaning in an ever-connected world. In part evocative of Neruda’s Odes to Common Things and Mary Oliver’s poetic guides to the natural world, Le Guin’s latest give voice to objects that may not s... Read more

Poetic License

  --->   Every first Monday from 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Poetic License: The liberty taken by an artist/writer in deviating from conventional rules to produce a desired effect.  In this one hour show, the first Monday of every month, Turiya will explore the spoken word art... Read more

Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

Airs at: Thu, 11/13/2014 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Claudia Rankine, chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, speaks about her much awaited follow-up to her groundbreaking work Don't Let Me Be Lonely.   A provocative meditation on race, Citizen: An American Lyric recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters... Read more

John Trudell: Descendant Now Ancestor

Airs at: Thu, 11/28/2013 at 5:15pm - 6:00pm
'DNA: Descendant Now Ancestor': Native American poet, activist and musician John Trudell breaks down the history of colonization of the spirit in this archive speech. CD-1641 Read more

Grace Paley Birthday Memorial Tribute 12/9/10

Airs at: Thu, 12/09/2010 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Writer, poet and activist Grace Paley's birthday is December 11 (born in 1922, she died in 2007). In honor of Grace Paley Between the Covers presents an interview with local author Judith Arcana, who is Grace Paley's biographer, as well as parts of memorial show produced by... Read more

More Talk Radio on 10/04/10

Airs at: Mon, 10/04/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod interview author, journalist and poet Fatima Bhutto about her new memoir, "Songs of Blood and Sword: A Daughter's Memoir," just out from Nation Books. Fatima Bhutto is an Afghan-born Pakistani poet and writer. She studied at Columbia U... Read more

Poet Walt Curtis

Airs at: Thu, 07/01/2010 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
Theresa Mitchell with the news "you're not supposed to know" interviews poet Walt Curtis about Portland's declaration of Walt Curtis Week and events to support the poet.  Theresa also takes a look at NPR portrayals the Afghanistan invasion, and the  possibility and conseque... Read more