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TONIGHT at MIDNIGHT on The Outside World -after hours LIVE session

Airs at: Sat, 08/20/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for The Outside World
The Inbetweens, Mike Gamble's long-time NYC musical comrades and co-conspirators are in town for a special appearance tomorrow at THE MONTAVILLA JAZZ FESTIVAL, so this after hours set is even MORE special, as it's a secret (shhh!) Gotta drop in yerself on the radio and see ... Read more

The Folly of Loving Life by Monica Drake

Airs at: Thu, 09/29/2016 at 11:00am - 11:45am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Following her acclaimed novels Clown Girl and The Stud Book, Monica Drake presents her long-awaited first collection of stories. The Folly of Loving Life. These stories display the best of what we love about Monica’s writing–the sly laugh-out-loud humor, the sharp observ... Read more

Marrow Island by Alexis Smith

Airs at: Thu, 09/15/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  "Conjuring a lush and mysterious landscape, Marrow Island investigates the impact of the losses of the past--be they loved ones, failed quests, or the environmental calamities brought on by our collective blindness. By turns elegiac, compelling, and timely, it seeks real... Read more

Gremlin Time presents Katherine Dunn reading James Thurber

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/16/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
We start tonight's show with two stories by James Thurber, read by Katherine Dunn. First, "The Dog That Bit People", which relates how, a pet owned by the Thurber family, an Airedale named Mugs, would aways bite strangers who came to the house. James's mother would explain ... Read more

Comic City USA

Airs at: Thu, 08/11/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Oregon Historical Society Executive Director Kerry Tymchuk joins S.W. Conser to preview the special Comic City USA exhibition which runs at the OHS Museum from August 2016 through January 2017.  The exhibition spotlights comics art creators from throughout the Pacific No... Read more

Preserving Langston's legacy/author Renee Watson

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Portland-raised author and educator Renée Watson, now based in Harlem, is part of a collective working  to preserve and celebrate the legacy of Langston Hughes by leasing the Harlem brownstone where he lived and created during the last twenty years of his life. The I,T... Read more

The 8th Annual NW Book Festival

Airs at: Fri, 07/29/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Host Ken Jones talks with Oregon-based author and indie publisher, Dan Armstrong. Dan will be appearing at the 8th Annual NW Book Festival, this Saturday in Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square. Dan gives us a preview of the festival, and talks about the nuts and bolts of ... Read more

Interview with Jo Baker for July 28th

Airs at: Thu, 07/28/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Author of historical-fiction novel A County Road, A Tree, Jo Baker answers questions about its protagonist's, Sam Beckett's, life. Read more

The Red Storm by Grant Bywaters

Airs at: Thu, 07/07/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Grant Bywaters about his debut mystery novel The Red Storm. The Red Storm won the Minotaur Books/PWA Best First Private Eye Novel Competition, and tells the story of a black heavyweight boxer turned private investigator in 1930’s New Orleans. The ... Read more

Ubu July 4th Show

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2016 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/05/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Ubu Hour
Tonight on the Ubu Hour we celebrate AMERICA! with a special patriotic 4th of July special. And, for our feature radio drama, we'll air TRIANGLES. On a hot day in early summer, three couples set sail on a 55-foot sailing yacht.  Their idyllic cruise will soon turn into a n... Read more