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The Archive Project - P.C. Cast, Renée Ahdieh and Kendare Blake

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 11, 2017

This week on "The Archive Project," Young Adult fantasy novelists P.C. Cast, Renée Ahdieh, and Kendare Blake joined us in 2016 at Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival to discuss magic, artistic process, and creating inspiring characters for young women.

The Archive Project - Carrie Brownstein and Jon Raymond

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 4, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Oregon Book Award-winner Jon Raymond interviews writer, musician and actress Carrie Brownstein on the subject of her memoir "Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl."

The Archive Project - David Remnick

OPB | Broadcast: May 31, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," David Remnick, Editor of "The New Yorker" and host of "The New Yorker Radio Hour" on OPB, shares humorous personal stories from his his career in journalism.

The Archive Project - Siddhartha Mukherjee

OPB | Broadcast: May 24, 2017

Tonight, Siddhartha Mukherjee recounts the history of genetic science and discovery, and explores the implications of modern genetic research. 

The Archive Project - Michael Ondaatje

OPB | Broadcast: May 17, 2017

Michael Ondaatje shares multiple sequences from his critically acclaimed fourth novel, "Anil’s Ghost." 

The Archive Project - Francine Prose

OPB | Broadcast: April 26, 2017

With humor and great insight, bestselling author, Francine Prose, touches on revisions, the sources of ideas, and teaching writing.

The Archive Project - Salman Rushdie

OPB | Broadcast: April 19, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Salman Rushdie shares humorous stories and deeper insights into his life and career after the publication of "The Satanic Verses." 

The Archive Project - Elizabeth Gilbert and Ann Patchett

OPB | Broadcast: April 12, 2017

Old friends, Elizabeth Gilbert and Ann Patchett, share an intimate conversation about their careers, craft, personal challenges and achievements.

The Archive Project - Verselandia

OPB | Broadcast: April 5, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," students who participated in the 2016 Verselandia! Poetry Slam Competition share their original pieces in front of a live audience.

The Archive Project - Tracy K. Smith

OPB | Broadcast: March 8, 2017

Tonight on "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and newly-named U.S. Poet Laureate, Tracy K. Smith, shares excerpts from her writings and discusses literature’s role in the viability of our culture. 

The Archive Project - Michael Lewis with Hanna Rosin

OPB | Broadcast: March 1, 2017

Tonight on Literary Arts: The Archive Project, Michael Lewis in conversation with Hanna Rosin. They discusses "The Undoing Project," about the men behind a Nobel-Prize winning theory of the mind.

The Archive Project - Mary Oliver

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 22, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," poet Mary Oliver reads a selection of her past works, pausing between poems to share stories about her teaching career and personal life.

The Archive Project - Carlos Fuentes

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 15, 2017

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, Mexican writer and diplomat Carlos Fuentes shares his keynote lecture on the emerging Hispanic population of Oregon and the United States.

The Archive Project - Diane Ackerman

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 8, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", poet, essayist, & naturalist Diane Ackerman reads from "The Zookeeper’s Wife" and shares deeper insights into the true history behind the story.

The Archive Project - Li-Young Lee

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 1, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", poet Li-Young Lee reads from a selection of his work and discusses mortal love, immortal love, and the poet as a medium for the poem.

The Archive Project - Marjane Satrapi

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 25, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", Iranian-born French author and illustrator Marjane Satrapi delves into the process of transforming Persepolis from book to film.

The Archive Project - Sebastian Junger

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 18, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", journalist and documentary filmmaker Sebastian Junger discusses the unexpected journey that led him to be a war reporter.

The Archive Project - Bill Buford

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 11, 2017

Bill Buford discusses Granta magazine and Granta Books, an editor’s ambition to be arrested, and his real-life confrontation with the Italian police.

The Archive Project - Louise Erdrich

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 4, 2017

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", Ojibwe writer Louise Erdrich reflects on 16 years of owning her bookstore, Birchbark Books & Native Arts. 

The Archive Project - Donald Barthelme

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 28, 2016

Donald Barthelme discusses and reads a selection of stories touching on family life, city life, and authentic vs. synthetic experience.