Poetry

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Wider Window Poetry: Jennifer Perrine

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry
Featured guest Jennifer Perrine with additional poems by Joy Harjo   Read more

"Fools," Kate Gray

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for The Occasion
The theme for April is "Fools," and this month's show features Kate Gray, who is the author of For Every Girl: New & Selected Poems and Another Sunset We Survive, which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award and followed her chapbooks, Bone-Knowing, winner of the Gertrude... Read more

Buscando America on 04/21/20

Airs at: Tue, 04/21/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Gritos de auxilio desde los centros de detención de Otay Mesa CA. y Tacoma WA. Las deportaciones de Estados Unidos no cesan y no entienden de controles sanitarios. En la sesión 5 de Pateando Piedras reportan Franco  y Torrente sobre el contexto del movimiento social en Chi... Read more

SoundMachine

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Rachel Zucker sweeps all the corners in this maximalist project of poems and prose, navigating love, loss, and personal and political despair. Through heartbreaking, often comic, genre-non-conforming pieces spanning the past 10 years, she trains her relentless attention ... Read more

They Feed They Lion

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In honor of National Poetry Month, Patricia Kullberg discusses the 1968 poem, “They Feed They Lion,” by former US Poet Laureate, Philip Levine and what the poem might mean for us today as we grapple with the devastation of climate change and pandemic disease. Aerial view o... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 13, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which will include: Covid 19 and Environmental Degradation: Bill Resnick continues the second of a two part interview with Dr. Michael Friedman, a microbiologiest who studies the relationship between environmental degradati... Read more

Buscando America on 04/07/20

Airs at: Tue, 04/07/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este programa escucharás una conversación con Bárbara Suárez de Detention Watch Network sobre las acciones urgentes para evitar una tragedia en cárceles y dentro de detención. Hubo un motin en la estación migratoria de Tenosique Tabasco, escucha el reporte de Irineo Muj... Read more

Buscando America on 03/17/20

Airs at: Tue, 03/17/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Conversación con Noris Lara sobre vejez y programas para evitar violencia en Oregon. Escucha la poética de Mirtha Luz Pérez Robledo con Cantos de resurrección. Más allá de la muerte, el amor. En Voxes que Luxan Isabel Bermejillo, integrante de la escuela de autodefensa Muta... Read more

The Great Barrier

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A reading of a poem by Barbara Kingsolver, inspired by the burning of Notre Dame one year ago. Kingsolver renders her poem into an ironic commentary on the devastation of global warming. Photo by Wandrille de Préville (Wikimedia Commons) Read more

Talking Earth with Hollie Fisher and Katie Goodyear

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight's episode of Talking Earth features local poets Hollie Fisher and Katie Goodyear.  Hollie Fisher has been reading around Portland for years, and is a veteran of the New Poets Challenge series.  Sophia Hellstrom-White hosts. Read more