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The Meaning Of Food For Award-Winning Author Diana Abu-Jaber

Author and Portland State University Professor Diana Abu-Jaber has a cultural connection to the food she often writes about.

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Discovering Beverly Cleary

How will renowned children's author Beverly Cleary celebrate turning 100 this month? With a celebratory slice of carrot cake!

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Primus St. John

Primus St. John is a poet who has been writing and teaching in Oregon since the 1970s.

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Reading William Stafford: Paulann Petersen

Oregon's Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen reads William Stafford's "Ask Me."

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Novelist and Musician Willy Vlautin

Willy Vlautin writes a story into every song.

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Discovering William Stafford

A look at the life and impact of Oregon's beloved poet laureate, William Stafford.

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Ken Kesey: An Oregon Life

Ken Kesey, author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1962) and Sometimes a Great Notion (1964), was one of the best-known authors to ever emerge from Oregon. Airing January 20 at 9 p.m.  

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Joe Sacco

Graphic novelist and journalist Joe Sacco talks about his new book, "The Great War."