Fiction

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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

Animator Gail Noonan

Airs at: Thu, 02/15/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Gail Noonan's short films celebrate human relations and the natural world with a sweeping range of artistic techniques, from collage to stop-motion animation.  Her work cuts against the grain with humor and heart, tackling themes of justice and liberation, poetry and sex... Read more

Podcast: A Radio Geekly Dives Deep Into Concepts Of Gentrification

Produced for A Radio Geekly
In this special podcast, A Radio Geekly expounds on the idea of gentrification as applied to geek culture. In this special hour-long piece, we take a look at code switching between gentrification and consumerism. How does the term gentrification actually apply? What is gent... Read more

The Glamshack by Paul Cohen

Airs at: Thu, 02/08/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Paul Cohen, author of the novel The Glamshack, Paul's first book and the first publication from independent press 7.13 Books. The novel was nominated for a Pushcart Press Editor’s Book Award, and was included in the “Most Anticipated Small Press Bo... Read more

Book Review: The Power of One

Airs at: Mon, 01/29/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Larry Bowlden reviews Bryce Courteny’s novel The Power of One, a coming-of-age story about a young English boy in South Africa. Read more

Betty Before X author Renee Watson

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
In Detroit, 1945, eleven-year-old Betty's house doesn't quite feel like home. She believes her mother loves her, but she can't shake the feeling that her mother doesn't want her. Church helps those worries fade, if only for a little while. The singing, the preaching, the sp... Read more

Speculative Fiction in the Revolution

Airs at: Fri, 01/26/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
We are made up of stories, and build our societies on the stories we tell. Speculative fiction challenges us to reimagine the world. Ursula K. Le Guin has been one of the greatest authors in the field. She passed away last Monday, after writing science fiction, fantasy, ess... Read more

Ursula K. Le Guin: "Out Here"

Airs at: Thu, 01/25/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
  "Women's writing tends to get disapeared when they die..." -Ursula K. Le Guin Portland's own Ursula K. Le Guin passed away this week at the age of 88. She was a novelist working mainly in the genres of fantasy and science fiction but she also authored children's books, s... Read more

The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Lots of guests on today's show joining the Sampler crew. Local writers Julia Laxer and Anna Suarez will share some of their work with us. And, dropping by to answer any food questions will be Food Guru, Josh Alsberg. We then will present the first part of our radio adaptati... Read more

Unruly Jade by Terence Faherty

Airs at: Mon, 01/15/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/16/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight, Rude Jade by Terence Faherty. A private eye adventure set in famous nightspots of Hollywood in 1946. Scott Elliott is hired to babysit a hard drinking writer/humorist as he tours his favorite nightclubs. At first it appears easy enough until Scott happens to over h... Read more