Fiction

THE VANQUISHERS by Kalynn Bayron

Airs at: Thu, 10/06/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Everybody knows vampires have been vanquished, right?  Welllll, maybe no..... Twelve-year-old Malika “Boog” Wilson and her best friends have grown up idolizing The Vanquishers, a group of masked vampire hunters who wiped out the last hoard of the undead decades ago. For ki... Read more

Cai Emmons, author of two new novels: Unleashed and Livid

Airs at: Thu, 09/22/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Cai Emmons, author of the new novels Unleashed from Dutton, and Livid from Red Hen Press. Cai’s a fiction writer, playwright, and screenwriter, whose work includes the story collection Vanishing and the novels His Mother’s Son, which won an O... Read more

Talking Earth: September 12, 2022 with Walt Curtis

Airs at: Mon, 09/12/2022 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
On tonight's edition of Talking Earth, Walt Curtis remembers his friend Marjorie Sharp, who was  the subject of a recent feature article on Oregonlive.  Walt and board-op Patrick Bocarde also read selections from Richard Brautigan's stories. Read more

Jerry Chrisman and Brendan Jones of Tesla City Stories

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
I don’t know how we missed it, but last month, August 20th to be exact, was National Radio Day, a day to celebrate radio and recognize the importance of our medium. So, a bit belatedly, we’ll be making up for that today. Our guests are Jerry Chrisman and Brendan Jones (no r... Read more

Monogamy

Airs at: Mon, 09/05/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sue Miller’s 2020 novel, Monogamy, displays not only the crystalline writing we are used to from Miller, but an emotional depth that few writers every achieve. As usual, her topic is family life. Book Mole Larry Bowlden offers his take on this portrait of a marriage. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 5, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 09/05/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jon Nelson hosts this Labor Day episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Putting the Movement Back into the Labor Movement: The rapid, spectacular, entirely unexpected, self-organizing of workers at Amazon, Starbucks, and many other local franchises ... Read more

WAYS TO SHARE JOY by Renee Watson

Airs at: Thu, 09/01/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Ryan Hart is caught in the middle. She has an older brother and a new baby sister, and she's in a friendship tug-of-war with two friends who both want to be her best best friend. How can Ryan think about being kind to a classmate who is relentless with his teasing? Or ... Read more

Kevin Sampsell, author of I Made An Accident

Airs at: Thu, 08/25/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Kevin Sampsell, author of I Made An Accident, a new collection of collage and poetry from Clash Books. Kevin’s books include the memoir A Common Pornography and the novel This Is Between Us. He edited the anthologies Portland Noir and The Inso... Read more

Small World by Jonathon Evison

Airs at: Thu, 08/18/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
On today's episode, our guest is novelist Jonathon Evison, author of the New York Times bestsellers Lawn Boy, West of Here, and All About Lulu. We talk with Jonathon about his new novel, Small World, an epic American tale that spans generations. The New York Times Book Rev... Read more

Adam Levin, author of Bubblegum

Airs at: Thu, 08/11/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
It’s summer and Jonesy himself is no where to be found. Off climbing mountains in Tibet, or, more likely, flushing top-secret documents down the toilet. So we’ll be re-airing an interview I did for Between the Covers, back in May 2020, the early days of the pandemic, with a... Read more