Wayne Koestenbaum has written widely on a variety of subjects. While he is probably known best as a poet, he is also a distinguished professor of English at the City University of New York. In this interview he describes the process of creating an unusual new course of study for his students.
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
The last time Jan Burke appeared on this program she came out to Yellow Springs to talk about her novel "Bones." The year was 2000 and "Bones" went on to win the prestigious Edgar Allen Poe Award that year for Best Novel.
Donald Ray Pollock spent 32 years working in the Mead paper mill at Chillicothe, Ohio. His father retired from that same paper mill after working there for 40+ years. Pollock figured he would do the same. Then he had another idea.