Poetry

Express Yo'self

Express Yo'self, hosted by the original Ji, features talented spoken word artists, rappers, poets and singers from around the Portland metropolitan area. Not only do the guest of the show write their own lyrical pieces, but Ji is also a singer, song writer, poet and spoken ... Read more

Express Yo'self

Airs at: Thu, 08/15/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Express Yo'self
On this episode, Ji interviews spoken word artist Izzy Is Real about his spoken word career and his newly released EP entitled “Reverse Introversion”. His EP can be found on Itunes, Google Play, Youtube, Tidal and Spotify. You can follow him on instagram @izzy_is_real. In a... Read more

Celebrating Grace Paley

Airs at: Mon, 08/26/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Tonight, Ken Jones and Judith Arcana are celebrating Grace Paley's life and work, reading her writing on the radio.  Ken's often heard on KBOO; he writes, produces and performs on comedy shows, does author interviews on "Between the Covers," and co-anchors the Monday PM new... Read more

Immigrant Poets

Airs at: Mon, 08/05/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry
Tonight we hear from a wide variety of Immigrant Poets, including: Muna Abdulahi based in Minneapolis MN. buttonpoetry.com Juan Felipe Herrera was appointed Poet Laureate of the United States in 2015. poets.org and the Poetry Foundation Marilyn Chin was born in Hong Kong a... Read more

The Grave on the Wall

Airs at: Thu, 08/29/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  "In this memoir, Brandon Shimoda, an American poet of Japanese descent, tells the story of his family, starting with his grandfather, who was transformed into an 'enemy alien' by World War II; and in doing so, tells a universal story of the horrors of war both physical a... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Elise Schumock

Airs at: Mon, 07/29/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
You’d figure that bringing together books and beer would be a slam dunk, especially in Portland. But we didn’t get our first official bookstore/bar until November of last year. The Rose City Book Pub, located at 1329 NE Fremont, is a godsend for those of us who love to rea... Read more

Buscando America on 07/23/19

Airs at: Tue, 07/23/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Ramón Márquez, director de La72 Hogar Refugio para personas migrantes en Tenosique Tabasco,  habla de la red de organizaciones de Guatemala y México para conocer la problemática en la frontera Sur. En esta emisión escucharás sobre las intensas movilizaciones y el  paro naci... Read more

Buscando America on 07/16/19

Airs at: Tue, 07/16/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta emisión conocerás en la sección NOMADXS a Elizabeth Pakravan promotora cultural y asesora comercial y de negocios originaria de Paraguay. En Krónikas de Viaje escucharán sobre las razones para decir no al TPP11, un tratado comercial que promueve EEUU y que involucra... Read more

Talking Earth "Passages: From Grief to Healing," in memory of Robert LaMorticella

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Poet and Talking Earth host Barbara LaMorticella dedicates tonight’s show to her husband, Robert LaMorticella, on what would have been  his 81st birthday.  Robert passed away in July of 2018, and tonight Barbara reads and talks about this passage with two fellow poets, Sage... Read more

Interview with Sherri Levine

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Sherri Levine is a poet and teacher. She lives in Portland, Oregon, where she teaches English to immigrants at colleges and universities. Her work has been published in the Timberline Review, Driftwood Press, Calyx, Verseweavers, Worcester Review, The Sun Magazine, and oth... Read more