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Tom Spanbauer Honored With Literary Arts Award

OPB | Broadcast: April 14, 2015

The Portland author and creator of Dangerous Writing won The Oregon Book Award for lifetime achievement.

Author Tom Spanbauer On Real Life With HIV

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 1, 2014

MONDAY: Tom Spanbauer has written fiction about people who live with HIV, but he joins us today to talk about how he's dealt with the disease himself since 1988.

Author Tom Spanbauer Talks Teaching And Writing

OPB | Broadcast: April 22, 2014

TUESDAY: Author Tom Spanbauer has taught writing in Portland for more than two decades. His latest novel explores the intricacies of love and friendship.

Catching Up With Love Canal Activist Lois Gibbs

OPB | Broadcast: April 26, 2013

We'll catch up with visiting environmental activist Lois Gibbs. She made the toxic waste of Love Canal national news 35 years ago.  

My Heart Is An Idiot

OPB | Broadcast: June 15, 2011

A new documentary follows Found Magazine's Davy Rothbart as he searches for love.

Writing Love Songs

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 15, 2010

What are the challenges of writing about love?

North Coast Wal-Mart

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 15, 2009

Can local businesses co-exist or even thrive in the presence of Wal-Mart?

Bull Run Water

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 3, 2009

How will federal regulations affect Portland's drinking water?