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Shaking The Tree + Bing Bingham

Oct 08, 2016 Comments Off on Shaking The Tree + Bing Bingham by

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Dmae talks with one of the most inventive directors in Portland, Samantha Van Der Merwe, artistic director of Shaking The Tree Theatre.  We’ll hear about her original work devised with the cast and designers, Head. Hands. Feet:Tales of Dismemberment, which combines three lesser-known fairy tales with an epic Greek tragedy. The show runs through Nov. 5th. And in […]

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WR7-Michelle Rae Anderson

May 24, 2011 Comments Off on WR7-Michelle Rae Anderson by

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Michelle Rae Anderson calls herself a “experiential author, media ecologist, and pie-maker.” Writers Read 7 Since July 2009, Anderson has been unraveling her semi-autobiographical book, The Miracle in July, as a “first draft” web serial. In this week’s show, Anderson will read an excerpt from the series. The book is due to be published later this […]

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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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WR4- Ruby Murray

Mar 24, 2011 1 Comment

In our fourth Writers Read segment, we’ll hear from Ruby Murray, a writer and photographer who lives in the Columbia River estuary. Murray is an enrolled Osage Indian, whose work focuses on people finding home within multiple cultures. She’s come to know the River and its history through her 1stgeneration Norwegian-American husband. A poem and photo-essay […]

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WR5- Sandra de Helen

Apr 12, 2011 Comments Off on WR5- Sandra de Helen

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In our fifth installment of Writer’s Read, writer  Sandra de Helen reads a poem titled “Beautiful.” She lives and writes in Portland, Oregon. See her current work in Mom Egg, Stillwater Review,  Lavender Review: Night Issue, and “pay attention: A River of Stones.” Also featured is music by Portland Pianist and Cynthia Stillman Gerdes from her new CD “Solo and Chamber […]

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Writers Read-A. Molotkov

Feb 22, 2011 1 Comment

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A. Molotkov is a writer, composer, filmmaker and visual artist.  Born in St. Petersburg, he moved to the U.S. in 1990 and switched to writing in English in 1993.  He is the author of several novels, short story and poetry collections and the winner of the 2011 Boone’s Dock Press poetry chapbook contest for his […]

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WR2-Tracy Burkholder

Feb 08, 2011 Comments Off on WR2-Tracy Burkholder

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Our second Writers Read segment …this time from Tracy Burkholder of Portland who gives us two-minutes from her novel-in-progress You Can Go. Please Stay. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Burkholder has an MFA from Bennington College and has been published in The Portland Review, Silk Road and Pacific Review. Featured Music: Moira Smiley & […]

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