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New Queer & Trans writing: talking with Tobi Hill-Meyer and Gabby Rivera

Airs at: Tue, 10/10/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll spend time with educator, activist, and writer Tobi Hill-Meyer. She's a founder of the Gender Justicve League, a transgender civil & human rights organization in Washington, as well as an author of two children's books... and her work includes sex worker rights, AIDS ... Read more

Library Ladies' Fall Reading Suggestions

Airs at: Thu, 10/05/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Looking for family-friendly programs and some curl-up-and-read ideas?  Then our North Portland Library Ladies -- manager Kirby McCurtis and outreach/programming specialist SyNova Blackwell-- have ideas for you!   From fall programs for all ages to must-read suggestions, the... Read more

William Ritter on "The Dire King"

Airs at: Thu, 10/05/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  Host Bethany Grabow talks with William Ritter, author of the new book The Dire King, the final book in the Jackaby series. It is the story of Jackaby, a detective of the supernatural, and his mortal yet clever assistant Abigail Rook as they battle evil forces threatening... Read more

The Western Star by Craig Johnson

Airs at: Thu, 10/19/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
  Dan Johnson speaks to author Craig Johnson about his latest work, The Western Strar... Sheriff Walt Longmire is enjoying a celebratory beer after a weapons certification at the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy when a younger sheriff confronts him with a photograph of twen... Read more

Gremlin Time

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2017 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/19/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
With the change of the seasons we present two stories of the uncanny by Charles G. Finney and Ray Bradbury. First, from the author of The Circus of Dr Lao, a story about a peaceful suburb terrioized by a mysterious, large dog entitled The Black Retriever. And read to us by ... Read more


Airs at: Thu, 10/26/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  “What is a dog if not god? In Afterglow, Eileen Myles steps up to the challenge for writers to function as prophets. Ghostwritten in part by deceased pit bull Rosie, this ‘dog memoir’ explores—among other things—geometry, gender, mortality, evil, aging, and plaids. Myles... Read more

Little Fires Everywhere

Airs at: Thu, 10/12/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned – from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, ... Read more

The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld

Airs at: Tue, 09/12/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
  On this LIVE episode of Intersections Sarika Mehta talks to author Rene Denfeld about her writing as well as her advocacy on behalf of sex trafficking victims and people who are wrongly imprisoned. THE CHILD FINDER: A haunting, richly atmospheric, and deeply... Read more

Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

Airs at: Thu, 09/07/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  Jacqueline Woodson's latest novel, "Another Brooklyn" recently out in trade paper, was a 2016 National Book Award finalist. She talks about this poetic tale of four African American girls growing up in Brooklyn in the 1970s with host Richard Wolinsky.   Running into a l... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for August 28, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 08/28/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this edition of the Old Mole, and we hear: 1. Bill Resnick and Nico Larco discuss the major social impacts of coming technologies; 2 Desiree Hellegers and Naomi Little Bear Morena about Morena's movement anthem, "You Can't Kill the Spirit" 3. Larry Bowld... Read more