Arts | local | Books | State of WonderOPB | Aug. 26, 2017 noon
This week on "State of Wonder," we listen back to a studio session with a dream team of songwriters: k.d. lang, Neko Case and Laura Veirs. Plus, the flash-fiction contest to end all flash-fiction contests: Plotto.
Two writers share stories based on watching the 1991 solar eclipse in Mexico.
Arts | local | Books | NW Life | State of WonderOPB | April 22, 2017 noon
In our Oregon Book Awards special, we dig into the stories of five authors nominated in the nonfiction category: including the fantastical and dangerous love story of two journalists during WWII.
We talk to Bud Pierce, a Salem oncologist who was the first to jump into the GOP primary race for Oregon governor. And we talk to Shawn Vestal about his debut novel, "Daredevils."
On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, longtime friends and accomplished writers Margaret Atwood and Ursula Le Guin share an open conversation about their writing processes.
THURSDAY: Portland writer David Woman tells us about a new magazine focused on long-form, true stories, and about the piece he co-authored for it — about a successful Italian thief.
Tom Spanbauer talks about his new novel, I Loved You More, and his life as an author and teacher.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | April 14, 2014 2:05 p.m. | Portland
We're at the height of awards season for journalists, which recognizes all the hard work and late nights that go into reporting a good story. Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday, and among the winners were The Oregonian's opinions page staff, who won for Editorial Writing.
Arts | Books | Education | NW Life | Think Out LoudOPB | Oct. 28, 2013 12:35 p.m.
MONDAY: Portland-based couple George Mason and Salli Slaughter have been travelling across the country in an RV creating an archive of interviews with influential American writers.