Poetry

Lighthouse Lessons and Phokus Phaktor collide Universes

Airs at: Fri, 09/15/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Lighthouse Sessions
Special guests [E]mpress, Jonny Cool, KO, Whysir Raps, and Thunderkid, as well as DJ Timothy Bee along with other members of our vibrant community gather to to participate in discussion, art appreciation, colloaboration, and stength-building. Topics include human rights, fa... Read more

Poetry, Music, and Justice with John Slaughter and Makana

Airs at: Fri, 09/08/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
My guests today are passionate, engaging, lovers of life and justice. They are both artists. They present their art to transform the world. Makana hails from the isle of O‘ahu, Makana is an internationally acclaimed slack-key guitarist, singer, composer, philosopher, activi... Read more

Call For Entries - written work for Ep.10 Day of Dead

Produced for Peace, Love and Soup
Hello Peace, Love & Soup listeners!   A Call for Entries: As we prepare for our 10th episode, we have decided to feature stories written and read by you —our friends and authors of all ages and backgrounds— to air on October 19th, during our special Day of the Dead episod... Read more

Interview with Jen Coleman

Airs at: Mon, 09/25/2017 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Jen Coleman 's newest book is WE DENIZENS (Furniture Press Books, 2016). She's also the author of PSALMS FOR DOGS AND SORCERERS (Trembling Pillow Press, 2013) - which was given the Bob Kaufman Book Prize (selected by poet Dara Wier). Originally from Minnesota, Jen received ... Read more

Our Final Episode...

Airs at: Thu, 08/31/2017 at 7:00pm - Fri, 09/01/2017 at 12:00am
Well... We are now here, where we begin to move on to another aspect of life's journey.  After 11 years of being on the air, this moment is entirely bittersweet.  We want to thank all of you for the love sent towards the show, and the work we've done.  This 5-hour episode i... Read more

Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers: Racial Disparity In Kidney Transplants

Airs at: Wed, 08/30/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Intersections Radio
  Today Sarika Mehta speaks to Dr. Vanessa Grubbs about her memoir Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers....later in the show Moazzam Sheikh talks about curating the South Asian American Issue of the Chicago Quarterly Review. Vanessa Grubbs - A young, hopeful doctor’s memoir—an u... Read more

Cannibal

Airs at: Thu, 09/14/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  "Safiya Sinclair, a 2016 Whiting Writers’ Award–winner, crafts her stunning debut collection around the beauty and brutality of the word cannibal, whose origins derive from Christopher Columbus’s belief that the Carib people he encountered consumed human flesh. Attacking... Read more

One Hundred Hungers by Lauren Camp

Airs at: Thu, 08/24/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Jake Vermaas speaks to poet Lauren Camp about her collection One Hundred Hungers. In her new collection, Lauren Camp explores the lives of a first-generation Arab-American girl and her Jewish-Iraqi parent. One Hundred Hungers tells overlapping stories of food and ritual... Read more

Our 10th (and final!) annual Michael Jackson tribute show!!!

Airs at: Thu, 08/24/2017 at 8:00pm - Fri, 08/25/2017 at 12:00am
It has been a long journey honoring the teacher.  We remember the time (pun intended) we first had the idea to honor Michael in an episode dedicated to him, and it was thought of as a silly idea.  As we tend to focus on jazz (in particular) and less popular artists on our s... Read more

Interview with Dan Raphael

Airs at: Mon, 08/28/2017 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
For over three decades Dan Raphael’s been active in the Northwest as poet, performer, editor and reading host.  His 19th book of poetry, Everyone in This Movie Gets Paid, came out in June last year; between June and December, Dan gave 17 readings.  His work has appeared in ... Read more