“Tell me a story,” is older than language itself. Think of cave painting, as an example, and older still, pantomiming which has morphed into what we experience as theatre today, and dance is certainly one of the oldest forms of storytelling. In whatever form, however, we humans love stories. They delight us as children, amuse […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Delmarva Today: Writers Edition #76 (12/27/19)
Wilson is on the road this month with Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition at The University of Delaware in Georgetown, Delaware. His guests are Wilson Wyatt, Executive Editor of the Delmarva Review and Anne Colwell, poetry editor as well as associate professor of English at the University. The program features discussion of the latest edition, volume 12, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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.
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.
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.
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.