Fiction

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When Dimple Met Rishi

Airs at: Mon, 07/10/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Intersections Radio
  Sandhya Menon is Young Adult romance writer, and one of the very very few South Asian American writers in the genre. Her debut novel, "When Dimple Met Rishi" follows the love story of two characters from Gujarati families in the Bay Area. Sarika and Sandhya talked about ... Read more

My Private Property

Airs at: Thu, 07/27/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  "Mary Ruefle is, in this humble bookseller’s opinion, the best prose-writing poet in America. (And one of our best poets, too.) My Private Property, her latest collection of stories, essays, and asides, is as joyous and singular a book as you’ll read... "--Stephen Sparks... Read more

The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 06/26/2017 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Summer's here. So, pour out a cool drink and tune in the Sampler. Fortunato and PBK will be spinning some discs, and will welcome Portland's favorite clowns around town Olive and Dingo. Also more I Love a Mystery, with Jack, Doc and Reggie in chapter 12 of the Bury Your De... Read more

Movies at the Airport

Airs at: Thu, 06/22/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  Visitors to Portland International Airport can now enjoy short films by Oregon-based directors, thanks to the new Micro-Cinema on Concourse C which features local programming 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Hollywood Theatre Executive Director Doug Whyte brings us into... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 19, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 06/19/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick is our host for this edition of the Mole which includes these segments: 1. Tom Athanasiou talks with Bill Resnick about policies and movements necessary to deal with climate change. 2. Jovanka Beckles explains how the Richmond Progressive Alliance won in Rich... Read more

"Do Not Become Alarmed"

Airs at: Mon, 06/19/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    The superb short fiction author, Maile Meloy, takes us on a luxury cruise ship down he coast of South America, pointing out the radical differences in  wealth between the ship’s passengers and crew. When the two American couples and their children go ashore for a day’... Read more

"Do Not Become Alarmed"

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The superb short fiction author, Maile Meloy, takes us on a luxury cruise ship down he coast of South America, pointing out the radical differences in  wealth between the ship’s passengers and crew. When the two American couples and their children go ashore for a day’s visi... Read more

Walkaway by Cory Doctorow

Airs at: Thu, 06/15/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
In this special hour-long episode, host Ken Jones talks with Cory Doctorow, author of the new science-fiction novel Walkaway. In addition to his role as sci-fi novelist, Cory’s a technology activist, journalist, and blogger. His work includes the non-fiction book Informatio... Read more

Four Weeks Five People by Jennifer Yu

Airs at: Wed, 06/14/2017 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Intersections Radio
  Sarika Mehta welcomes Jennifer Yu to KBOO to discuss her novel Four Weeks Five People...Obsessive-compulsive teen Clarissa wants to get better, if only so her mother will stop asking her if she's okay.  Andrew wants to overcome his eating disorder so he can get back to h... Read more

Tod Davies: The Importance of Story

Airs at: Thu, 06/01/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  Tod Davies is a celebrated screenwriter, author, and founder of the independent publishing house Exterminating Angel Press.  Her early adventures working with youth in the streets of Liverpool roused her passion for the power of storytelling and helped inspire her trilog... Read more