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.
I’m sure all of us at one time or another have looked up at the heavens and wondered: where did we come from, and what are we made of. These are probably two of the oldest questions asked by human beings when they first gazed up at the night sky“The nitrogen in our DNA,” Carl Sagan […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Volume 11 of the Delmarva Review was published in November and is featured on this edition of Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition. Wilson’s guests are the Executive Editor of the Review, Wilson Wyatt and the Review’s poetry editor Anne Colwell. Wilson Wyatt was a one of the founders of the review. Anne Colwell is an English professor […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Sunday, November 11, 2018 will mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice in Compiègne, France ending the First World War. Life Isn’t So Sweet As It Used To Be, An American in the Great War, is a compilation of the letters, recollections and poetry of Maryland Senator Millard E. Tydings covering his time as a soldier […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This month’s edition of Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition is the third in the series on free speech. The first discussed the challenges to free speech on college campuses; the second considered whether free speech is being seriously challenged in civil society today. Our program this month addresses the question of the meaning of free speech […]Continue Reading... No Comments.