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Author Dale E. Basye of the “Heck” books

Jun 10, 2011 7 Comments by

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Dmae Roberts talks with author Dale E. Basye about his book series for young readers, Heck. The fourth book in the series, Fibble, was released last month. Basye also sings songs that he wrote for the series and reads passages from the books. Hear the entire “Heck” of a fun interview and singing by Dale E. […]

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Jane Kirkpatrick: “The Daughter’s Walk”

Apr 15, 2011 1 Comment by

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Oregon author Jane Kirkpatrick. She’s authored more than 20 books and is an Oregon Book award finalist for “A Flickering Light.” Her latest is “The Daughter’s Walk” which is based on the true story of a mother and daughter in 1896 who both walked from Spokane, Washington to New York […]

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Writers Read 6: Laurence Overmire

May 17, 2011 Comments Off on Writers Read 6: Laurence Overmire by

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Laurence Overmire reads “An Actor Prepared”, a poem from his new book, “Gone Hollywood”, part six the ongoing Writers Read series. Overmire is a former professional actor and now poet. This segment also features music by Todd Barton, resident composer for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Barton composed the music for OSF’s Language Archive. Overmire’s book […]

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Author Molly Gloss and the Heroines of the American West

Jun 01, 2010 Comments Off on Author Molly Gloss and the Heroines of the American West

Host and Producer Dmae Roberts presents an Oregon Treasures feature piece for Stage and Studio on KBOO 90.7 FM. The new series will air throughout the year profiling veteran artists and arts organizations that have enriched the state of Oregon through their art. This show profiles Molly Gloss, Portland novelist. Gloss’ books have shed light on untold stories of women […]

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Ivan Doig’s “Work Song”

Aug 20, 2010 1 Comment

Host Dmae Roberts features an in-depth and lively interview with Northwest Writer Ivan Doig. A prolific writer of books set in the American West, Doig talks about his latest novel, Work Song set in the bustling international melting pot of Butte, Montana of 1919. Doig talks about his research on the effects of mining on […]

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Jamie Ford’s ‘Hotel’

Nov 17, 2009 Comments Off on Jamie Ford’s ‘Hotel’

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Dmae Roberts talked with Jamie Ford, author of “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” at the 2009 Wordstock Festival. This NY Times bestselling novel traces Seattle’s Internment history during World Wart II through the friendship of a Chinese-American boy and a Japanese-American girl. Also featured is music by Portland’s David Ornette Cherry. Jamie Ford is the New York Times bestselling author […]

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Myrlin A. Hermes

Jul 19, 2010 1 Comment

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Dmae Roberts features Portland Novelist Myrlin A. Hermes and her book The Lunatic, the Lover and the Poet. Hermes turns Shakespeare “topsy-turvy” bringing a fresh look and “prequel” to Hamlet.

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Henry Winkler and Dyslexia

May 11, 2010 1 Comment

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Henry Winkler Host Dmae Roberts features an exclusive interview with Henry Winkler about his new young adult book “Hank Zipzer: A Brand New Life. Actor Henry Winkler, best known for his playing “The Fonz” on the long-running show “Happy Days” recently came to Portland to debut his new book focusing on the learning challenges of […]

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