Poetry

Writers of Color

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier speaks with Chelsea Ratzlaff about the Washington State University Visiting Writers Series which plans to bring a line-up of writers of color to the university this spring. Image by Writers of Color Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 25, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: What Must Be Done: Bill Resnick speaks with Joel Bleifus, the editor of the journal “In These Times” on the challenges Biden faces: marginalizing the right and Trumpism, stopping t... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 1/22/21

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On today’s show we celebrate our local independent publishers and the authors whose work they publish. We did a similar show about two years ago when we welcomed four Portland-based indies -- Tin House, Future Tense Books, Hawthorne Books, and Forest Avenue Press -- to the ... Read more

Talking Earth: Laura Winter and Jen Coleman

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight's Talking Earth is hosted by dan raphael, with poetry readings by Laura Winter and Jen Coleman.  dan reads some work by Dennis McBride, Jack Spicer and himself. Laura Winter is the author of 6 collections of poetry, broadsides and performance projects. A number of ... Read more

Joan Gratz and Joanna Priestley - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 01/14/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this encore episode from 2009, we visit two award-winning independent animation directors at their Portland studios. Joanna Priestley is a filmmaker, teacher, producer, and festival organizer.  She’s best known for her abstract animation, most notably for North of Bl... Read more

Talking Earth 6/10/2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth

From the Black Book Talk Vault: "Brown Sugar Babe" by Charlotte Sherman

Airs at: Thu, 01/07/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Author Charlotte Sherman writes, "I love being brown and wanted to write a poem to highlight the splendor of this underestimated color for young boys and girls, so they too will love the skin they are in. When I first heard a beautiful, radiant, brown-skinned child say, “I’... Read more

Wider Window Poetry on 01/04/21: Maddie Nguyen

Airs at: Mon, 01/04/2021 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry
Featured guest Maddie Nguyen, extra poems by Sandra Cisneros Read more

Buscando America on 01/05/21

Airs at: Tue, 01/05/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En el programa de esta semana no te pierdas el lanzamiento del nuevo sencillo de Batallones Femeninos, Aborta el sistema, un grito por el derecho a decidir desde México a Argentina. Estaremos platicando con las artivistas Obeja Negra, Amenic Mc Poetika Rap y SkaffoLaFaro. A... Read more

Talking Earth for 10/14/19

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth