Think Out Loud: I Must Be Dreaming

Portland'5 Newmark Theatre 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR

Dave Miller, host of OPB Radio's Think Out Loud, interviews award-winning New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast about her new graphic narrative, exploring the surreal nighttime world inside her mind-and untangling one of our most enduring human mysteries: dreams.

Culture & Politics: Santi Elijah Holley & Mitchell S. Jackson

The Old Church 1422 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR

The long overdue story of the Shakurs, persistent fighters in the U.S. struggle for racial justice, and one of the most prominent, influential and fiercely creative families in recent history. Author Santi Elijah Holley will be interviewed by OPB reporter Prakruti Bhatt. Equal parts photo-rich lookbook, and cultural commentary, Mitchell S. Jackson's new book is the story of the extraordinary intersection of high fashion and basketball, from the league's inception to today, and celebrates the iconic style of NBA athletes. Jackson will be interviewed by OPB reporter Paul Marshall.

Eve and Evolution: Cat Bohannon

PAM Miller Gallery 1119 SW Park Ave, Portland, United States

Cat Bohannon, a researcher and author with a Ph.D. from Columbia University in the evolution of narrative and cognition, will be interviewed by Sarah Rothenfluch.

Animal Stories: Erica Berry & Sabrina Imbler

The Old Church 1422 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR

Erica Berry blends science, history, and cultural criticism in a years-long journey to understand our myths about wolves, and track one legendary wolf, OR-7, from the Wallowa Mountains of Oregon. A fascinating tour of creatures from the surface to the deepest ocean floor, Sabrina Imbler invites us to envision wilder, grander, and more abundant possibilities for the way we live. Moderated by Elena Passarello.

Sound & Silence: Victoria Adukwei Bulley & Roger Reeves

Portland'5 Brunish Theatre 111 SW Broadway Ave, Portland, OR

Quiet by Victoria Adukwei Bulley is a black British poet making her thrilling American debut explores the importance of “quiet” in producing forms of community, resistance, and love. Braiding memoir, theory, […]

Unbroken: Angela Sterritt

PAM Miller Gallery 1119 SW Park Ave, Portland, United States

A remarkable work of memoir and investigative journalism focusing on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, written by Angela Sterritt, an award-winning Gitxsan journalist who survived life on the streets against all odds. Sterritt will be interviewed by Sasha taqʷšəblu LaPointe.

American Pie: Stacey Mei Yan Fong & Kate Lebo

The Old Church 1422 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR

Two new books that are much more than simply cookbooks (although they are very good cookbooks) take us on a journey through the meaning of pie in America -- and how to make one. It's easy as pie, after all. Featuring Stacey Mei Yan Fong and Kate Lebo, and moderated by OPB's Crystal Ligori.

Going Home: Nicole Chung & Navied Mahdavian

Portland'5 Winningstad Theatre 1111 SW Broadway Ave, Portland, OR

From bestselling author Nicole Chung is a searing memoir of family, class and grief, and a daughter’s search to understand the lives her adoptive parents led, the life she forged as an adult, and the lives she’s lost. New Yorker cartoonist Navied Mahdavian's debut is a gorgeously illustrated and written graphic memoir about belonging, identity, and making a home in the remote American West. Moderated by Mat Johnson. 

Freeman’s Conclusions: What Does it Mean to Come to an End?  

Portland'5 Brunish Theatre 111 SW Broadway Ave, Portland, OR

Celebrate the tenth and final installment of the boundary-pushing literary journal, which explores all the ways of coming to an end. Featuring editor John Freeman and contributors Omar El Akkad, Debra Gwartney, and Sasha LaPointe.