Fiction

Peter Bagge - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 05/09/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended online-only conversation, we hear many more rollicking stories about Peter Bagge gained fame as the "grunge cartoonist" during the alt-comics boom of the 1990's, launching such titles as Hate, Neat Stuff, Apocalypse Nerd, and Sweatshop.  He took over th... Read more

Exhalation

Airs at: Thu, 07/04/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Like such eclectic predecessors as Philip K. Dick, James Tiptree, Jr., Jorge Luis Borges, Ursula K. Le Guin, Margaret Atwood, Haruki Murakami, China Miéville, and Kazuo Ishiguro,  Ted Chiang has explored conventional tropes of science fiction in highly unconventional wa... Read more

Women Talking

Airs at: Thu, 06/27/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  “One of the first great novels of the year... In a narrative so sharp it could draw blood, Miriam Toews' Women Talking asks an immense, weighty question: How do women who have lived their entire lives in a society that severely limits their agency act when suddenly needi... Read more

Peter Bagge

Airs at: Thu, 05/09/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Peter Bagge gained fame as the "grunge cartoonist" during the alt-comics boom of the 1990's, launching such titles as Hate, Neat Stuff, Apocalypse Nerd, and Sweatshop.  He took over the editor's desk at Robert Crumb's anthology series Weirdo, and later became the residen... Read more

Mother Winter

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  The lyrical prose of Sophia Shalmiyev’s memoir, Mother Winter, splits open like layer after layer of an ornate matryoshka. With a mesmeric voice and scathing vulnerability, Shalmiyev peels her past down to its hollow core: the vacancy left by her absent mother. Across ti... Read more

Temper CA by Paul Skenazy

Airs at: Thu, 04/25/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Paul Skenazy, author of the new novel Temper CA, from Miami University Press. Paul’s essays, stories, and book reviews have appeared in a range of newspapers and magazines, and he’s published critical work on noir writers such as Dashiell Hammett,... 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

Gremlin Time

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/21/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Readings and Dramatic Presentations of Action & Mystery to Challenge the Intellectual. Humorous Narratives for the Serious Minded. Journeys of Discovery for those who are Lost. Sad Stories that make Deep People Happy. And Tales of Terror & Romance for the Too Comfortable. Read more

Portland Comic Book Month

Airs at: Thu, 04/11/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  A city-wide celebration of comics first took place in Portland in the spring of 2009, when then-City Commissioner Sam Adams declared April "Comic Book Month."  For this 10th anniversary tribute, we'll find out about events, new releases, and participatory activities thro... Read more