Antioch Writers' Workshop

Antioch Writers' Workshop

In July, the week-long Antioch Writers' Workshop was held in Yellow Springs.  The workshop's faculty members, all published authors, held nightly readings at Antioch University Midwest during that week and for the month of October we'll be bringing excerpts from some of those readings on WYSO Weekend.

For the final week of the month, we hear from Cathy Essinger, the author of 3 books of poetry.  Her work has been featured on The Writers' Almanac and Conrad's Corner here on WYSO.

In July, the week-long Antioch Writers' Workshop was held in Yellow Springs.  The workshop's faculty members, all published authors, held nightly readings at Antioch University Midwest during that week and for the month of October we'll be bringing excerpts from some of those readings on WYSO Weekend.

This week we hear from Jeffrey Ford, the author of numerous novels and short stories whose work has appeared in journals, magazines and anthologies from Mad Magazine to The Oxford Book of American Short Stories. Here Ford reads from his novel The Shadow Years.

In July, the week-long Antioch Writers' Workshop was held in Yellow Springs.  The workshop's faculty members, all published authors, held nightly readings at Antioch University Midwest during that week and for the month of October we'll be bringing excerpts from some of those readings on WYSO Weekend.

This week we hear Matthew Goodman read from his latest book 80 Days.  He begins by giving some background on this book's subject, Nellie Bly.

Jerry Kenney

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

In July, the week-long Antioch Writers' Workshop was held in Yellow Springs.  The workshop's faculty members, all published authors, held nightly readings at Antioch University Midwest during that week and for the month of October we'll be bringing excerpts from some of those readings on WYSO Weekend.

This week we hear from Jen Violi, a Pittsburgh native who's also lived in Dayton and is an Antioch Writers' Workshop alum.  Violi reads from her debut novel Putting Makeup on Dead People, the story of a young woman named Donna.

Mardi Jo Link's marriage had fallen apart. She was determined to keep the rest of her life together for her three sons. This meant paying the bills, scrimping and economizing, and trying to obtain another mortgage on their acreage in northern Michigan. It wasn't going to be easy.

Link tells her story in her memoir "Bootstrapper - from Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm." Link was making a living as a freelancer writing in the genre known as "true crime." Her income was unpredictable.  How could she find ways to conserve?

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for Novmber 18, 2012 including the following stories:

- 2012 Antioch Writers' Workshop Faculty Readings: Jerry Dennis

- The latest installment of the SOCHE Talks: Five Influential Graphic Storytellers from Ohio

- This week's PoliticsOhio by Emily McCord

courtesy of the Antioch Writers' Workshop

In August the week-long Antioch Writers' Workshop was held in Yellow Springs.  The workshop's faculty members, all published authors, held nightly readings at Antioch University Midwest during that week and during the month of November we'll be bringing excerpts from some of those readings on WYSO Weekend.

courtesy of the Antioch Writers' Workshop

In August the week-long Antioch Writers' Workshop was held in Yellow Springs.  The workshop's faculty members, all published authors, held nightly readings at Antioch University Midwest during that week and during the month of November we'll be bringing excerpts from some of those readings on WYSO Weekend.

Today we hear from Carrie Bebris, an award-winning author best known for her Mr. and Mrs. Darcy series.  Here she reads from The Chase, a short story based on the real-life adventures of Jane Austen's brother while he served in Britain's Royal Navy.

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