Poetry

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Radical Poet Steve Bloom

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2016 at 9:00am - 9:15am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    On the Old Mole Variety Hour, Bill Resnick talks to Steve Bloom, a worker, a poet, a Marxist intellectual who never entered the academy. In his writings, Steve Bloom has been discussing the sea-change in U.S. political consciousness, such that people discuss the 99% a... Read more

Poetic Justice: Eat-in don't drive-up

Produced for Evening News
      If you’re looking to open new drive throughs Our mayor Chuck Hales has some bad news On our busiest streets When you want fries and meat You’ll have to go in where the grease stews   when drivers are hurried and starving They’re heedless of where they are drivi... Read more

Remi Kenazi

Airs at: Fri, 04/22/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for One Land Many Voices
We hear a talk by Remi Kanazi,  a Palestinian-American performance poet and human rights activist based in New York City. His latest book is : Before the Next Bomb Drops: Rising Up from Brooklyn to Palestine   He is the editor of the anthology of... Read more

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

Voices of Black Poets

Airs at: Thu, 10/01/2009 at 11:30am
Produced for Black Book Talk
Today's show features a focus on black poets and poetry with historical recordings of rarely heard poets.   Read more