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Mother of Color

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Dawn Jones Redstone is a filmmaker who believes in mentoring creative people from underrepresented communities.  Her short films, including Sista in the Brotherhood and We Have Our Ways, have tackled pressing social issues while offering opportunities for women of color ... Read more

Portland Book Festival 2022 Preview

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
It’s been a long, hellishly hot and smoky summer here in Portland. But it seems like fall has finally arrived. Along with the rain and cooler temperatures, we look forward, as we do every year, to the big holidays – Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Sukkot – and a few che... Read more

Mary Helen Stefaniak, author of The World of Pondside and The Six-Minute Memoir

Airs at: Thu, 10/20/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Halloween is just around the corner, so we have a double treat for you on today's episode. Mary Helen Stefaniak is here to talk about her two new books: The World of Pondside, a rollicking, cyber mystery set in a retirement home, and The Six-Minute Memoir: Fifty-Five Short ... Read more

Halloween "Don't Listen With The Lights Out" Special

Airs at: Mon, 10/17/2022 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/18/2022 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight we present two stories for Halloween. First, Katherine Dunn reads Edgar Allen Poe's Murders In The Rue Morgue. Considered the first true detective mystery, but it's really a monster story! And a classic thiller from the Golden Age Of Radio, Robert Taylor stars in Th... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 17, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 10/17/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Crypto-coin and the Remaking of Social Relations: Cryptocurrencies are often described as the new wild west of finance and speculative investments. Jan Haaken talks with Emaline Friedman about recent developments in the crypto world and how non-profit organizations are maki... Read more

Broken Earth

Airs at: Mon, 10/17/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel recommends the award-winning speculative fiction series The Broken Earth by N. K. Jemisin, an epic fantasy of resisting oppression and reclaiming the magic of the natural world.   transcript: Good morning, this is Frann Michel here with a reading recommendati... Read more

Neil Cochrane, author of The Story of the Hundred Promises

Airs at: Thu, 10/13/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Neil Cochrane, author of the new novel The Story of the Hundred Promises, from Forest Avenue Press. Neil is a queer, trans author and artist. He writes speculative fiction and fantasy that centers queer characters overcoming obstacles and buil... Read more

Radio Lost & Found for 10/13/22

Airs at: Thu, 10/13/2022 at 10:00pm - Fri, 10/14/2022 at 12:00am
Produced for Radio Lost and Found
My return to KBOO airwaves after a long absence. This week, we bring you a encore presentation of the live-on-the-air radio musical play Calvin Coolidge Goes Crazy, by our recently departed friend Dennis Nyback: On August 2, 1927 President Calvin Coolidge hosted a press co... Read more

Future (or Present?) Dystopia Fiction

Airs at: Thu, 10/06/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Bookwaves
  Vauhini Vara, author of the novel "The Immortal King Rao" discusses her work as a fiction writer and as a tech reporter. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.    bookwaves-artwaves 09-27-2022              Read more

THE VANQUISHERS by Kalynn Bayron

Airs at: Thu, 10/06/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Everybody knows vampires have been vanquished, right?  Welllll, maybe no..... Twelve-year-old Malika “Boog” Wilson and her best friends have grown up idolizing The Vanquishers, a group of masked vampire hunters who wiped out the last hoard of the undead decades ago. For ki... Read more