Other Articles and Broadcasts About Pongo

Pongo has been featured in the following media (among others!).


Seattle Times, April 2018. (On the legacy decision of the Thomas C. Wales Foundation to give $60,000 to Pongo.)

Seattle Times, June 2016. (On Pongo's Poet Ambassador, Angel Gardner, a homeless young woman who learned poetry from Pongo, when she is named "Seattle 2016-17 Youth Poet Laureate.")

PBS NewsHour, March 2014. ("Where Poetry Lives" with U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey and PBS Senior Correspondent Jeffrey Brown.)

The Seattle Channel, August 2014. ("CityStream" reports on Pongo inside juvenile detention.)

City Arts Magazine, September 2013. (On Pongo receiving a Seattle Mayor's Arts Award for deep and lasting impact on social change.)

"Conversations" with Lizz Somers radio interview. September 2013.

KING5 TV, March 2012. (An Emmy-winning story on Pongo's program inside juvenile detention.)

KPLU Radio, March 2011. ("Artscape" story on Pongo poetry at Washington States children's psychiatric hospital.)

Pacific Publishing newspapers. December 2010.

Seattle Times, November 2010. (On Richard Gold being named a Microsoft Integral Fellow by the Microsoft Alumni Foundation.)

City Arts Magazine (Tacoma edition). February 2010.

YES Magazine. September 2009. written by Seattle-based Therapist and Author, Eli Hastings

The Stranger. May 2009.

KUOW Radio, April 2008 . (Steve Scher's "Weekday" program, where Scher conducts hour-long interview about Pongo's work at the state psychiatric hospital for children, with Richard of Pongo and psychiatrist Mick Storck.) 

Seattle Post-Intelligencer. April 2008. (Story about Pongo's work in juvenile detention.)

South Seattle Beacon. August 2008.

International Examiner. July 2008.

"Conversations" with Lizz Somers radio interview. June 2007.

KUOW Radio. August 2004.

Queen Anne News. January 2004.

Seattle Weekly. June 2000.

Real Change. July 2000.

Seattle Times. February 1999.

Queen Anne News. August 1998.