Poetry

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Talking Earth: September 16th, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight's Talking Earth will be  hosted by Sophia and Amanda Helstrom-White. As they are moving to Las Vegas, this will be their last live show (Although they will have plenty more to come for you all!) Our readers for this night will be Alana Kansaku-Sarmiento Joshua Bake... Read more

Express Yo'self

Airs at: Fri, 09/13/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Express Yo'self
On this episode, Ji interviews spoken word artists Cetzforthesoul and Jcetz, two brothers, about their spoken word journeys. Their music and poetry can be found on SoundCloud by searching for "cetzforthesouls" or "jcetz". You can support cetzforthesoul by following him on i... Read more

Buscando America on 09/03/19

Airs at: Tue, 09/03/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Se conforma La Asamblea De Migrantes Africanos en Tapachula Chiapas frente a la agresión y criminalización del Instituto Nacional de Migración y la Guardia Nacional en México. Luís Narvaez periodista chileno, hace una analogía entre el cantautor Víctor Jara y el poeta españ... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 8/30/19

Airs at: Fri, 08/30/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On this very special episode of Mr. Jones's Neighborhood, we celebrate Portland's independent bookstores. In the age of Amazon, we are blessed to have so many. It's a big reason we're one of the most literate cities in the U.S., with one of the most talented and supportive ... Read more

In the Tree Where the Double Sex Sleeps

Airs at: Thu, 10/10/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Rob Schlegel has a voice you’d follow into the dark woods, knowing full well it’s hard, awful, daily, plain, living truth you’re running toward. The speaker in this book is a heartbreaker of a storyteller—a synesthesiac of mixed feelings, bad news, and wordsmithery. I fe... Read more

S. Renee Mitchell

Airs at: Mon, 09/02/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry
Interview and reading with S. Renee Mitchell, https://www.reneemitchellspeaks.com/; extra poems by Brenda Cárdenas Read more

Former Possessions of the Spanish Empire

Airs at: Thu, 08/22/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Michelle Peñaloza’s ambitious and remarkable debut searches for a place to anchor in spite of a rancorous world where we might have “began as crumbs ferried in the beak of waxwings.” These poems read mythic yet contemporary in their burst of bloom-song and bright blood stro... Read more

Express Yo'self

Express Yo'self, hosted by the original Ji, features talented spoken word artists, rappers, poets and singers from around the Portland metropolitan area. Not only do the guest of the show write their own lyrical pieces, but Ji is also a singer, song writer, poet and spoken ... Read more

Express Yo'self

Airs at: Thu, 08/15/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Express Yo'self
On this episode, Ji interviews spoken word artist Izzy Is Real about his spoken word career and his newly released EP entitled “Reverse Introversion”. His EP can be found on Itunes, Google Play, Youtube, Tidal and Spotify. You can follow him on instagram @izzy_is_real. In a... Read more

Celebrating Grace Paley

Airs at: Mon, 08/26/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Tonight, Ken Jones and Judith Arcana are celebrating Grace Paley's life and work, reading her writing on the radio.  Ken's often heard on KBOO; he writes, produces and performs on comedy shows, does author interviews on "Between the Covers," and co-anchors the Monday PM new... Read more