The Dayton VA Center is the third oldest medical center in the VA system. They offer both primary and acute care services. The center is also home to a community living center and several rehabilitation programs. In 2010 the VA Center implemented a comprehensive healthcare program that offers more on-site services to female veterans, and the care they provide reaches anywhere between 1,600 and and 3,000 women.
Continuing our series of faculty readings from this summer's Antioch Writers' Workshop, we hear from Rakesh Satyal. Satyal is the author of Blue Boy and has been published in a variety of magazines and anthologies. He's also an editor at HarperCollins.
In this selection Satyal reads from a new novel in progress called They Couldn't Pronounce Our Names.
We continuing our series of faculty readings from this summer's Antioch Writers' Workshop with Jamey Dunham. He's an award-winning prose poet and an associate professor of English at Sinclair Community College. Dunham taught the afternoon poetry session at this year's Writers' Workshop.
In this selection he reads several poems from his collection, The Bible of Lost Pets (Salt Modern Poets, 2009).
Next Saturday marks the grand opening of Dayton History's Heritage Center of Dayton Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship. WYSO's Juliet Fromholt took a tour of the new facility with Dayton History's President, Brady Kress. They started off in an exhibit room dedicated to NCR.
In July, writers from around the country came to Yellow Springs for the Antioch Writers' Workshop. During the workshop, the faculty participates in a series of readings, and we'll be airing some of those on WYSO Weekend.
Today we'll hear from local author Martha Moody. She's reading from a new novel that will come out in the fall of 2012