Poetry

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Chris Abani, author of Smoking the Bible (part 1 of 2)

Airs at: Thu, 11/17/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
From poet, essayist, novelist, Igbo priest and humanitarian Chris Abani, comes his latest collection of poems Smoking The Bible, an elegy to his dear brother and an exploration of love, loss, exile and rebirth. Part 1 of 2. Read more

Wider Window Poetry Celebrates Asian-American Poets

Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2022 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry

Bayo Akomolafe and Sophie Strand - Cultivating New Gods in These Urgent Times

Airs at: Fri, 10/28/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for The Magical Mystery Tour
  This is a fascinating out of the box conversation between Bayo Akomolafe and Sophie Strand. Sophie Strand is a poet and writer who focuses on the intersection of spirituality, mythology, storytelling, and ecology. She likes to think of herself as a neo-troubadour animis... Read more

Portland Book Festival 2022 Preview

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
It’s been a long, hellishly hot and smoky summer here in Portland. But it seems like fall has finally arrived. Along with the rain and cooler temperatures, we look forward, as we do every year, to the big holidays – Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Sukkot – and a few che... Read more

Prisons Have a Long Memory: Bridgeworks Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 10/31/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews folks from Bridgeworks Oregon about their most recent book project "Prisons Have a Long Memory."   Sterling Cunio is a spoken word poet and author who dedicated life to the service of others while inside the Oregon Department of Corrections where ... Read more

"Contemporary Poetry: The Arab American Turn" with Poets Fady Joudah & Hayan Charara

Airs at: Fri, 09/30/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Arab Voices
  The Arab-American Educational Foundation Center for Arab Studies at the University of Houston held its Annual AAEF. Dr. Burhan and Mrs. Misako Ajouz, Professor of Arab Studies. Distinguished Lecture in Literature on September 8, 2022, at the University of Houston under t... Read more

A Conversation with Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Vijay Seshadri

Airs at: Wed, 09/28/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for The Magical Mystery Tour
  Vijay Seshadri is a Pulitzer Prize winning poet and the author of three collections of poetry: Wild Kingdom, The Long Meadow and 3 Sections which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize. We got to sit down together and talk about life and poetry. Check it out.   09-26-2022       Read more

A Matter Of Public Records / Episode #34

Airs at: Sat, 09/24/2022 at 3:00am - 6:00am
Summer's over, and with it goes the uncomfortable heat and late sunsets.  This week, Autumn has begun, with cooler weather, chances of rain and days of shorter amounts of sunlight. The perfect time for a soundtrack for an inner monolgue. Enjoy. Read more

Rise When the Rooster Crows - The Horse

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2022 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Horses and humans have been close companions for thousands of years. They carry us, pull loads for us, inspire us, and sometimes help us heal. In this episode you’ll hear songs, tunes, and poems inspired by horses. Traditional North American music, its roots, branches, and ... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 09/18/22

Airs at: Sun, 09/18/2022 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  Music for this moment as summer ends, autumn begins while we remember Alonzo Tucker and that every child is deserving of love.     Resources Taylor Stewart's full talk can be found here https://youtu.be/nRjsWCaPrNw     Read more