This is a special Holiday broadcast of Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition composed of seasonal music and poetry, a personal reflection called A Gift of Warmth by Jane Elkin, and an encore performance of my Christmas drama, The Princess of the Garonne. Guests representing the acappella ensemble The Five Golden Rings, are Jane Elkin; co-founder of The Renaissance Singers of Annapolis; Marc Donnelly, director […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The first half-hour of the broadcast celebrates the new edition of The Delmarva Review (Vol. 8). Harold O. Wilson’s guests are Wilson Wyatt, executive editor of the Review, poet Wendy Mitman Clark, fiction writer Jamie Brown and nonfiction editor of the review George Merrill. The second half of the Writer’s Edition gives aspiring authors information on the latest […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Harold Wilson’s guests on Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition are two very popular authors and writing instructors: Lynn Auld Schwartz and Laura Oliver. Both are instructors at the Bay to Ocean Writers Conference and both are mentors and writing workshop instructors at St. John’s College in Annapolis. They offer essential tips for major elements of the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Immigration is the topic of Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition, particularly language as an important aspect of human integration. Host Harold Wilson’s guests are Jane Elkin, author of World Class: Poems Inspired by the ELS Classroom, and an English as a Second Language instructor at Anne Arundel Community College; Loubna Sobban, a recent emegre from France; and Sonia […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A BOOK OUT OF TIME Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman By Harold O. Wilson In 1962, after three years of graduate school in Massachusetts, I returned to the south to teach French at a prestigious boys school in North Florida. Born and raised in the south as was my wife, we are […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Rebellion and Indifference in Albert Camus’ “The Guest” and Shani Boianjiu’s “Means of Suppressing Demonstrations” by Harold O. Wilson The purpose of this essay is to compare the metaphysics and mythology of two short stories published fifty-three years apart. The similarity of their metaphysics is discussed as well as the profound difference in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Disparate Voices A Critical Analysis of Sue Ellen Thompson’s THEY By Harold O. Wilson Aunt Connie asked if I cut my hair this way on purpose—she’s hilarious. –Thomasin Parnes Sue Ellen Thompson’s, They, is uncommon for a book of poetry in that it distributes postcards written by her adult child, Thomasin, among finely-crafted […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Harold Wilson’s guest is Melissa Reddish, author and professor of English as well as Director of the Honors Program at War-Wic Community College in Salisbury. Melissa will discuss her latest book of short stories My Father is an Angry Storm Cloud. Reddish uses fantasy in her stories to peel back the veneer of normalcy covering her characters’ […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Harold Wilson’s guests are the writing group, Coastal Writers, based in Rehoboth, Delaware. Interviews include Linda Blaskey, a member of Coastal Writers, who talks about the Dogfish Head Poetry Prize, of which she is coordinator, and about her duties as poetry editor and interview editor for The Broadkill Review. After a discussion of the history and purpose […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
REFLECTION ON AGING The Boer War Harold O. Wilson When I was twenty-five and just out of graduate school I served as chaplain to an assisted living facility. It was 1963 and we called them “old folks homes” back then. The “old folks” I visited, counseled and sometimes buried made the passage of time […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.