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KBOO News In Depth: Philip Kenney

Airs at: Mon, 03/12/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
If you’re a writer, or an artist, or composer. Or really anyone doing something creative, you might have been filled at one time with self doubt. It’s very common for even the most successful artists to feel they’re just not good enough. And this can hamper their creativity... Read more

How to Get into Our House and Where We Keep the Money by Panio Gianopoulos

Airs at: Thu, 03/22/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Panio Gianopoulos, author of the story collection How to Get into Our House and Where We Keep the Money. Panio’s stories, essays, and poetry have appeared in Tin House, Northwest Review, Salon, Chicago Quarterly Review, Big Fiction, The Brooklyn Ra... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Suzy Vitello

Airs at: Mon, 03/05/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Suzy Vitello is the coordinator, and one of the founders, of a long-running writing workshop that has its roots in Tom Spanbauer’s Dangerous Writing seminar. Suzy’s workshop colleagues include a who’s who of authors, including Chuck Palahniuk, Cheryl Strayed, Chelsea Cain, ... Read more

Creating the Isle of Dogs

Airs at: Fri, 03/16/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Portland animator Paul Harrod has built sets for Pee-Wee's Playhouse, sculpted California Raisins for Will Vinton, and directed episodes of the breakthrough animated TV series The PJs. During a recent trip to the Burning Man arts festival, Paul answered a call from film... Read more

Gail Noonan, the Laughing Feminist - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 02/15/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended conversation with animator Gail Noonan, S.W. Conser asks about the early artistic adventures with the Winnipeg Film Group that helped spark Gail's four-decade-long career in the world of Canadian independent film and led to her recent retrospective at Po... Read more

Umbilical Hospital & The Brief Alphabet of Torture

Airs at: Thu, 03/15/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
  VI KHI NAO was born in Long Khanh, Vietnam. She is the author most recently of Umbilical Hospital; the short stories collection, A Brief Alphabet of Torture, which won FC2’s Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize in 2016; the novel, Fish in Exile (Coffee House Press, 2... Read more

Award Season

Airs at: Thu, 03/01/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Our guest for Thursday is Kirby McCurtis, administrator for Multnomah County's North Portland Library.  We will discuss book awards like Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Caldecott Awards. Read more

Book Mole: A Sudden Light

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Larry Bowlden reviews Garth Stein's 2014 novel A Sudden Light.  A fourteen year old boy, who is attempting to bring his separated parents back together, learns about his past and about his great-great grandfather’s decimation of forests for profit. As he wanders through ... Read more

The Treasure Ship, a Captain Blood Story by Raphael Sabatini

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 02/20/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
After escaping from the sugar plantation where they had been held in boundage, Peter Blood and his crew of escaped slaves need to find a ship that they can sail to England. Which leaves their only course of action to become pirates. But, not only do they acquire a fine ship... Read more

Portland Black Film Festival with David Walker

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Cecil and Celeste welcome writer and filmmaker David Walker to KBOO.  He's curated movies for the The Portland Black Film Festival which aims to offer diverse perspectives and stories in an art form all too often dominated by white filmmakers. The festival features films... Read more