A Conversation with Joel Weinstein - Ilka Kuznik with OCHC
A Conversation with Oregon Publisher and Poet Joel Weinstein. From "The Skookum's Tongue: Conversations in the Literary Arts" Host Tim Barnes

A Conversation with William Stafford - Ilka Kuznik with OCHC
A Conversation with Oregon Poet William Stafford. From "The Skookum's Tongue: Conversations in the Literary Arts" Host Tim Barnes

A Celebration of Vi Gale: Poet and Publisher - OCHC
Vi Gale was a Portland, Oregon, publisher and poet. This is a celebration of her life, brought to you by the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission, http://ochcom.org. Speakers include Walt Curtis, Barbara Drake, Anita Helle, Lawson Inada, Lars Nordstrom, Carlos Reyes, Vern Rutsala, Ralph Salisbury, Peter Sears, Kim Stafford, Lisa Steinman, Primus St. John and Ingrid Wendt.

Charles Erskine Scott Wood: Thinker/Founder of our Modern Oregon - OCHC
Charles Erskine Scott Wood was a Renaissance Oregonian; author, soldier, attorney, and involved in the politics of his time. This is a discussion of his life and work, brought to you by the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission.

Welcome to the Scriptorium: Calligrapher & Teacher Lloyd Reynolds - OCHC
Few creative figures have had the local and global impact of Lloyd Reynolds, Oregon's only Calligrapher Laureate, whose holistic view of design has influenced generations of local calligraphers and image makers, poet Gary Snyder, Apple's Steve Jobs, and local politics and economy in ways this program will reveal.

Metaphors of Dissent: Mr. Cogito: Voices from Beyond our Borders - OCHC
With John M. Gogol, Charles Seluzicki and Walt Curtis. All too few know of the remarkable links between dissident poets of Eastern Europe and nations worldwide and several enlightened publishers here in Oregon. For some two decades Mr. Cogito, a press based at Pacific University in Forest Grove, co-edited by John M. Gogol and Robert A. Davies, published exceptional poets in translation whose voices were being stifled in their own lands.

Sometimes a Great Notion and the Kesey Legacy - OCHC
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1963) and Sometimes a Great Notion (1964), Ken Kesey's initial books, made his reputation. A University of Oregon graduate, he studied with Wallace Stegner at Stanford, with a stellar cast of fellow students including Wendell Berry, Ed McClanahan, Larry McMurtry, Robert Stone, and long-time collaborator Ken Babbs. This anticipated the world premiere of Aaron Posner's stage adaptation of Sometimes a Great Notion at Portland Center Stage.