Maxine Skuba is a professional counselor and teaches Life/Work Planning classes at Wright State University, Clark State Community College and Antioch University Midwest. Over the last 16 years she has subdued her inner critic and is now comfortable with also being called a poet.
Here Skuba speaks with Conrad Balliet about writing as threapy, travel and inspiration.
Paige Beller is a local singer songwriter who performs on her own and with indie punk band Jasper the Colossal. Earlier this summer, Beller released a new solo album called Don't You Dare and is already writing songs for the next album. Don't You Dare was recorded with Jason Gilmore (We Were Animals, Ed vs Radio) at his home studio which Beller says gave her a chance to hear her work objectively and allowed her songs to evolve.
Daniel Dye and the Miller Road Band make a return visit to the WYSO studios ahead of their appearance at the Madden Road Music Festival this Saturday in Mutual, Ohio. Dye is hosting the festival, which takes place in the Mutual, Ohio's historic town hall and proceeds go towards restorations on the building. More information is available at www.maddenroadmusic.com
Nicole Krauss has established herself as one of our leading American novelists with books like "The History of Love" and "Man Walks into a Room." She has further solidified that status with the amazing "Great House" which is just coming out in paperback. It is the story of a desk and a lot more.