Poetry

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Driving Without A License

Airs at: Fri, 04/26/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
This week join Pacific Underground producers Jake and Matt for a conversation with Janine Joseph! We were really excited to connect with Janine and speak with her about her brilliant & award winning first poetry collection, Driving Without a License. Our chat wends between... Read more

Buscando America on 04/23/19

Airs at: Tue, 04/23/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta emisión hablamos con Albar Acántar vocalista de la banda de rock Apolo agrupación originaria de Chihuahua. Javier Sierra habla sobre el Nuevo Pacto Verde y el lanzamiento  del cortometraje "Campeones de Energía Limpia" el cual esta centrado en South Tucson Arizona, ... Read more

MYKU: My Portland by Meg Vogt

Airs at: Thu, 05/02/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Meg Vogt, author of the new book of photographs and poems MYKU: My Portland. “MYKU” is what Meg calls her variations on the haiku form, a poem in three lines of five, seven, and five syllables. The book pairs Meg’s MYKU’s with photographs from her... Read more

Portland poet Nastashia Minto, author of "Naked"; and the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

Airs at: Tue, 04/23/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll be talking with Nastashia Minto, author of the new poetry collection, 'Naked': I never truly understood the beauty of another being until I began to find and love myself. Minto is a Georgia-born African American woman living and working in Portland. Reema Zaman call... Read more

Between the covers

Airs at: Mon, 04/01/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers

No show tonight -- listen to KBOO's EARTH DAY programming!

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
For 24 hours this EARTH DAY (April 22, 2019), KBOO will feature EARTH DAY programming that has - for the very best of totally necessary reasons - pre-empted tonight's episode of "Poetry and Everything." The National Poetry Month show we would have done in April will be on i... Read more

Tiffany Midge, Standing Rock Lakota Poet: From Wit to Myth to Prayer

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
Journalist Jacqueline Keeler talks to Tiffany Midge, Lakota poet from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and author of "The Woman Who Married a Bear" winner of the Kenyon Review Earthworks Prize for Indigenous Poetry. Midge's (a contributor to McSweeney's) forthcoming book "Bury... Read more

Buscando America on 04/09/19

Airs at: Tue, 04/09/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
It's KBOO's Spring Membership Drive! // Campaña de Recaudación de fondos. Llama al 877-500-5266 or join online. Conoce PHOTOMATON Salvajismo Lingual i konmocion de la palabra.  Buena música para bailar con audiopoemas de http://palabraskomoarmas.blogspot.com   Read more

Magical Negro

Airs at: Thu, 05/30/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Magical Negro is unsettlingly new: a book that incisively explores states of black womanhood with astonishing buoyancy and grief. I can’t stop thinking about the songs it sings, songs that feel inevitable and yet unvoiced, complex and yet urgent; poems that are steeped ... Read more

What We're Reading Now

Airs at: Thu, 04/04/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Black Book Talk co-hosts Emma Jackson Ford, O. B. Hill and Patricia Welch discuss what's on their bookshelves this month.  Listeners are invited to call-in (503-231-8187) and share their current reads. Read more