Wilson’s guest on Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition is Jerry Sweeney author of the seven book series The Columbiad . Today Sweeney discusses the fifth book in the series, Comes the Electric Circus, a fictional memoir that takes place in the 1950s. On the surface, the 1950s was felt to be a bland time, a tepid time even. A […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition is on the road this month at The Writer’s Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Harold Wilson’s guest is poet Holly Karapetkova. Karapetkova’s writings are broad ranging and unveil the deep wounds left by our history of racism, slavery, and environmental destruction. In sad recognition of the 400 year anniversary last month of the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tonight is double feature night on Delmarva Radio Theatre. The program is two short dramas, “The Dark Ride,” and “Call Again.” Both radio plays are based on two pulp fiction short stories of the same name published in Beach Pulp, a publication of Nancy Sakaduski’s Cat and Mouse Press. Pulp fiction was a term used to describe […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This is the third in Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition’s three part series on truth. In the first the nature of truth was discussed and what it might mean to live in a post-truth era. The second program focused on truth in civil society and how cultures develop when truth is denigrated. In today’s program, the focus is […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s the end of June here on the Delmarva and the increasing week-end traffic heading east from Annapolis and from further points west testifies to the call the sea and the beach have on us. Why is it that we flock to the beach or at least to the water’s edge each summer? Perhaps, and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Three distinguished local poets, Sue Ellen Thompson, Anne Colwell, and Adam Tavel are Harold Wilson’s guests today. All have received wide recognition for their poetry. Sue Ellen Thompson, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and is winner of the 2010 Maryland Author Award. Her poems have been read a number of times on National Public […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
In celebration of National Poetry Month this April, Delmarva Public Radio is featuring “Literary Biographies with Sue Ellen Thompson” to be broadcast each Thursday morning at 9:00 am on WSDL 90.7. In this series, Sue Ellen Thompson discusses the life and work of three eminent American poets: Robert Frost, Jane Kenyon, and Jack Gilbert. The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Neal Jackson is Harold O. Wilson’s guest this month on Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition. Neal, a photojournalist, has visited and photographed in markets on every continent but two, and one of those is Antarctica, where there are no markets. He is a resident of Maryland’s Eastern Shore and his photography has resulted in a recently […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Truth and its traveling companion lying, appear to be very much on the nation’s mind these days. The nature of the country’s current acerbic political dialogue, for example, fueled by the daily bombardment of ideas and opinions from ubiquitous social media platforms has not only served to harden our political divisions but has sewn general confusion […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This summer, July 20, 2019 will mark the 50th anniversary of the day Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to land on the moon while Command Module Pilot Mike Collins orbited overhead. Jack Clemons’ recent book Safely To Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home reminds us of the special character, commitment, and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.