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Dog Years by Melissa Yancy

Airs at: Thu, 12/29/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Melissa Yancy, author of the new story collection Dog Years. The book won the 2016 Drue Heinz Literature Prize, sponsored by the University of Pittsburg Press, and one of the most prestigious awards for a book of short fiction. Dog Years was chosen... Read more

Hot Season by Susan DeFreitas

Airs at: Thu, 01/19/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  An outlaw activist on the run. A pipeline set to destroy a river. And three young women who must decide who to love, who to trust, and what to sacrifice for the greater good. In the high desert of Arizona, three roommates—students at Deep Canyon College, known for its ra... Read more

Look by Solmaz Sharif

Airs at: Thu, 01/05/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Solmaz Sharif’s astonishing first book, Look, asks us to see the ongoing costs of war as the unbearable losses of human lives and also the insidious abuses against our everyday speech. In this virtuosic array of poems, lists, shards, and sequences, Sharif assembles her f... Read more

John Waters' Christmas

Airs at: Thu, 12/22/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  For the holiday season, we chat with notorious filmmaker John Waters, who's bringing his annual Christmas show to Portland once again.  Waters has spent the past half-century directing such transgressive films as Pink Flamingos, Hairspray, and Serial Mom, and is also the... Read more

Gremlin Time presents The Father Christmas Letters read by Katherine Dunn

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2016 at 11:00pm - Tue, 12/20/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Once again it's that time of the year to listen to the many adventures of Santa Claus as put down by J.R.R.Toilken in The Father Christmas Letters. Read by Katherine Dunn Read more

Kate Ristau on "Clockbreakers: Asterion’s Curse"

Airs at: Thu, 01/12/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Host Bethany Grabow talks with Kate Ristau, author of the new book Clockbreakers: Asterion’s Curse. This fantasy adventure story features Charlie, a girl who must battle evil in another world to save her father with the help of her friends and a Greek god.   Clockbreak... Read more

Amy S. Foster on "The Rift: Uprising"

Airs at: Thu, 12/22/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Host Bethany Grabow talks with Amy S. Foster, author of the new book The Rift: Uprising. This science fiction thriller features Ryn, a soldier trained to guard The Rift, a gateway that allows access to her community from alternate versions of Earth. RT Book Reviews call... Read more

Lady Danger Does Her Thing

Vile, rough, delightful and Crass We grace the airwaves with deep cuts, missed connections, esoteric lectures, interviews, voicemails, poetry, powerviolance/hardcore and more. Check us out every 1st and 3rd and 5th Friday at Midnight (or Saturday morning depending how you ... Read more

Anders Nilsen: Poetry is Useless

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The work of Portland-based artist Anders Nilsen defies categorization.  Themes of anatomy, geography, and mythology intertwine in his minimalist artscapes.  The New York Times notable book Big Questions brought the realm of ancient gods down to earth.  The wordless A Wal... Read more

The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2016 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato and Just Jess are letting the crew take it easy this month and just hosting things by themself. Today, another episode of the classic radio adventure serial "I Love A Mystery", chapter four of "The Thing That Cried In The Night". And begining this week, and contin... Read more