Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Around the Miami Valley
10:35 am
Mon December 24, 2012

WYSO Weekend: December 23, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for December 23, 2012 including the following stories:

- Emily McCord reports on "Dropoly," a joint initiative from the University of Dayton and Energize Clinton County to help residents save money.

- Jerry Kenney speaks with Kent Youngman, CEO of the Greene County Mental Health and Recovery Board, about substances abuse and mental health issues and awareness in the area.

- Two speeches from the 2012 Dayton Literary Peace Prize: Adam Hochshild, the nonfiction winner, and fiction winner, Anderw Krivak. 

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Around the Miami Valley
10:35 am
Mon December 17, 2012

WYSO Weekend: December 16, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for December 16, 2012 including the following stories:

- Jerry Kenney interviews David Seyer, executive director of A Special Wish Foundation about their efforts. 

- Jerry Kenney interviews two students from McKinley Middle School in Yellow Springs about a book collection they're holding for schools in Rawanda.

- Jerry Kenney speaks with members of the Fifth Street Brewpub Coop.

- The first in our series of speeches from the 2012 Dayton Literary Peace.  We hear from non-fiction runner up, Annia Ciezadlo.

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Commentary
12:30 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: November 9 - 15, 2012

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Credit Mary Lou Guizzo

Don't Miss Out on One of the Largest Book Fairs in the Midwest.  The Friends of Planned Parenthood 42nd Annual Book Fair is today, Saturday and Sunday at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds.

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Arts & Culture
10:30 am
Sun November 4, 2012

2012 Dayton Literary Peace Prize

The 2012 Dayton Literary Peace Prize awards ceremony will be held on Nov 11th at the Schuster Center.  The award honors authors from around the world who are using their world to help promote peace. 

WYSO's Juliet Fromholt spoke with Sharon Rab, founder and co-chair of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize about this year's honorees including non-fiction winner Adam Hochschild for "To End All Wars," fiction winner Andrew Krivak for "The Sojourn," and the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award winner Tim O'Brien.

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