OPB |May 29, 2014 12:25 p.m.
THURSDAY: Peter Sears and Paulann Petersen talk about their own experiences and reflect on the past and future of the Oregon poet laureate.
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.
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.
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.
OPB |Nov. 22, 2013 12:06 p.m.
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
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.
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.
May 08, 2013 12:06 p.m.
The five winners of Portland's Verselandia poetry slam competition bring their game to Think Out Loud.
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.
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.
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.
June 14, 2011 9:06 a.m.
Oregon poet laureate, Paulann Petersen, calls herself an ambassador for poetry in Oregon. We explore what that means to her.
Jan. 27, 2011 9 a.m.
Poet Elyse Fenton is next in our continuing series of conversations with Northwest writers.
May 25, 2010 9 a.m.
What are the specific challenges of being in the National Guard?
May 21, 2010 9 a.m.
How do you talk to kids about sexual offenders?
April 02, 2010 9 a.m.
When is carrying an unconcealed weapon confrontational? When might it be considered illegal?
March 04, 2010 9 a.m.
Poet Crystal Williams on race and relationships.
Jan. 01, 2010 9 a.m.
Refreshing poet Shaindel Beers.
Dec. 30, 2009 9 a.m.
Michael and Matthew Dickman: poets, twins and charming conversationalists.
Dec. 29, 2009 9 a.m.
Virginia Euwer Wolff on verse novels for young adults — and on missing Performance Today!
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