KPTZ Co-presents New Years Eve with Grace Love

KPTZ Co-presents New Years Eve with Grace Love

KPTZ is thrilled to ring in the New Year with Grace Love! performing at the Palindrome on Saturday, December 31 at 9pm, for an intimate set with dance party to follow, and a champagne toast at midnight. KPTZ listeners can enter a ticket giveaway to win a pair of Grace...

Richard Weeks

(First airdate: June 23, 2020) Sheila Bender talks to Eugene, Oregon writer Richard Weeks about the value of his writing group and his memoir collections that include stories from several decades of his life.

Peg Edera

(First airdate: June 9, 2020) Sheila Bender connects via phone with Portland poet Peg Edera about love as a spiritual path and her collection, Love Is Deeper Than Distance: Poems of Love, Death, a Little Sex, ALS, Dementia and the Widow’s Life Thereafter.

Gerry McFarland

(First airdate: May 26, 2020) Port Townsend poet Gerry McFarland comes to the KPTZ studio to talk about his writing poetry, serving on a literary magazine board, and putting together his first full-length collection, The Making.

Philip Kenney

(First airdate: May 12, 2020) Portland author Philip Kenney visits Sheila Bender via phone to discuss how spirituality informs creativity and creativity informs spirituality.

Brenda Miller

(First airdate: April 28, 2020) Sheila Bender speaks with Bellingham author Brenda Miller about the third edition of her seminal co-authored work Tell It Slant and about writing the lyric essay.