Episode 29 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features Portland-raised Mitchell S. Jackson. He returns to his hometown to give an inspiring lecture about the process of revision, both in writing and in life.
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A CIA agent sells information to the Russians, gets caught, then convinces his son to spy for him. It's all in Bryan Denson's thrilling new book: The Spy's Son.
Episode 28 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features author Kazuo Ishiguro who discusses his life, his novels, and his approach to creating characters and telling stories with international appeal.
Episode 27 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features writer Joyce Carol Oates as she takes her listeners on a philosophical exploration of the evolution of writers and the human impulse to create art.
Episode 26 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features husband and wife John Dunne and Joan Didion. They discuss their writing processes, career experiences, and examine what it means to tell the truth.
Episode 25 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features writer Ruth Ozeki. With wisdom and humor, Ozeki discusses writing her novel and the nature of time itself, contending that we need to shift how we experience time.
Episode 24 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features an interview with American writer, Gore Vidal. In the conversation, Vidal frankly discusses political figures, history, and writing with his trademark patrician wit.
Episode 23 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features prize-winning poet, Jane Hirshfield. She discusses and reads poems from her collection, After, filled with stunning imagery, wisdom, and a keen eye for the beauty of existence.
Episode 22 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project is a rebroadcast that features writer James McBride. McBride's first book, The Color of Water, is a memoir in which the narrative alternates between his own story and exploration of his racial identity and his white mother’s story.