Tagged: Poetry

Poet Nikki Giovanni On "Chasing Utopia"

OPB | Feb. 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Celebrated poet Nikki Giovanni's latest collection, Chasing Utopia, blends poetry and prose to tells stories that are both personal and political.

We Belong in History: Writing with William Stafford

OPB | Dec. 24, 2013 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll talk to some of the student poets whose work appears in the new anthology inspired by the writing of Oregon's former poet laureate.

Reading Poetry To Ferns

OPB | Dec. 13, 2013 12:45 p.m.

FRIDAY: A small arts organization in Corvallis is convening a poetry reading this Friday — to ferns. We'll talk to one of the three readers and find out what appealed to her about the idea of reading poetry to a leafy plant.

News Roundtable: November 22, 2013

OPB | Nov. 22, 2013 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Garrison Keillor

OPB | Nov. 05, 2013 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Public radio icon, Garrison Keillor, has published his first volume of original poetry. He'll talk with us about O, What a Luxury, and his other radio and literary work.

One More Verselandia!

July 05, 2013 12:06 p.m.

In this rebroadcast, the five winners of Portland's Verselandia poetry slam competition bring their game to Think Out Loud.

Verselandia!

May 08, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The five winners of Portland's Verselandia poetry slam competition bring their game to Think Out Loud.

Stephanie Lenox And The Poetry of Voice

May 06, 2013 12:30 p.m.

The poet Stephanie Lenox joins us to talk about channeling the voices of other people, and telling her own stories, in her collection Congress of Strange People.

Mary Szybist Discusses "Incarnadine"

March 01, 2013 12:40 p.m.

MARCH 2013:  Portland author Mary Szybist's "Incarnadine" has won the National Book Award for poetry. Listen back to the conversation we had with Szybist in March.

Scott Poole's Sliding Glass Door

Dec. 12, 2011 9:30 a.m.

We'll talk with Northwest poet Scott Poole about his new collection of poems, The Sliding Glass Door.

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