The Archive Project

The Archive Project

Latest Episodes

Amy Bloom & Michael Cunningham (Rebroadcast)
July 09, 2023

Novelists and long-time literary friends Amy Bloom & Michael Cunningham discuss why they are drawn to writing in this conversation from 2000.

Pickathon 2022: Jon Raymond & Dao Strom, with Anis Mojgani (Rebroadcast)
July 02, 2023

Jon Raymond and Dao Strom discuss multidisciplinary writing and artistry with Oregon Poet Laureate Anis Mojgani at Pickathon music festival.

Douglas Stuart, in conversation with Omar El Akkad (Rebroadcast)
June 25, 2023

Scottish novelist Douglas Stuart discusses his latest work, Young Mungo, with Omar El Akkad in this conversation at Powell’s Books.

Kwame Alexander, in conversation with Gregory Gourdet
June 18, 2023

Kwame Alexander discusses fatherhood, food, the power of connection, & his memoir in this moving conversation with chef Gregory Gourdet.

Louise Erdrich & Trevino Brings Plenty (rebroadcast)
June 11, 2023

Louise Erdrich talks with Trevino Brings Plenty about her latest novel, The Sentence, at the 2021 Portland Book Festival.

Abdulrazak Gurnah (rebroadcast)
June 04, 2023

Nobel Prize-winning novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah speaks about his native Zanzibar and how his upbringing has shaped his writing career.

Ellen Hagan & Sabina Khan
May 26, 2023

These best-selling YA authors discuss their recent books, community & culture, climate change, and how they convey hope through their works.

Amor Towles: The Lincoln Highway
May 21, 2023

Amor Towles discusses the inspiration for and process of writing his latest bestseller, The Lincoln Highway, at this event in Portland.

Edwidge Danticat, 2022
May 14, 2023

Edwidge Danticat shares an intimate picture of her family, Haitian culture, & her career as a writer during this Portland Arts & Lectures event.

Storytelling for Change: Kiese Laymon & Imbolo Mbue
May 07, 2023

Kiese Laymon & Imbolo Mbue discuss the power of using literature and storytelling to highlight the effects of environmental racism.