Poetry and Everything

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Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
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4th Monday from 10pm  - 11pm

Judith and guests read and talk about poetry and everything

Hosted by Portland writer/poet Judith Arcana  (photo courtesy of NIRH)

Guests will be Portland poets, nearby poets - perhaps faraway poets, pairs of poets, groups of poets - maybe even folks who are not poets, all of them reading and talking about poetry (and everything).



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The Thanksgiving Show

Airs at: Mon, 11/25/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Thanksgiving is a US holiday that celebrates gratitude by focusing, apparently unconsciously and without irony, on a version of history that disguises or erases hypocrisy, greed, and classically violent colonization. Many US elders who are not Indians learned some different... Read more

Interview with Jennifer Perrine

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Jennifer Perrine is the author of three books of poetry: No Confession, No Mass (winner of the Publishing Triangle Audre Lorde Award and the Prairie Schooner Book Prize); In the Human Zoo; and The Body Is No Machine. A fourth book, Again, is forthcoming from Airlie Press in... Read more

A Different Dead Poets Society

Airs at: Mon, 09/23/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
This show is dedicated to the late Sue Bartlett, whose life (which ended just a few weeks ago) was lived in much the way KBOO struggles to operate, as a community-minded enterprise and a community resource.  Moreover, before going online with Sue’s photo and this text, the ... 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

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

Interview with Evie Shockley

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Evie Shockley is the author of semiautomatic(2017), winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the LA TimesBook Prize.  She has published four other collections of poetry—including the new black (2011), which won the Hurston/Wright ... Read more

The National Poetry Month show -- one month late!

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Tonight we're doing something different - now, in May, we're doing the show we created for National Poetry Month in the USA, which is April..... and we're doing that because the night we would have been on was given up to the important, exciting, valuable hours of programmi... Read more

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

Interview with Harold Johnson

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Harold Johnson, a poet and teacher of visual art and English, was born in Yakima, Washington in the heart of the Great Depression; he grew up and attended public school there. His experience with poetry started with poems his mother taught him while he was in grade school. ... Read more

Poetry and Science

Airs at: Fri, 03/08/2019 at 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Poetry and sound with Judith Arcana of Poetry and Everything, Tiel Ansari of Wider Window Poetry, and Nikki Martin of Threshold Shift. We'll be exploring the intersections between poetry and sound, words and representation, art and science on this International Womxn's Day.... Read more