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Word Carver

Word Carver is produced and hosted by Cynthia Rosi, with additional support from Amy Dalrymple. Show music is by Rise and Shine (2015), Seastock from Jamendo.com. You can listen to the show live on WGRN-fm 94.1 in Columbus, Ohio on Saturdays at 12.30pm. Visit wordcarver.com for contact and submission information.

Aug 15, 2017

Linda Kass, owner of Gramercy Books in Bexley, talks about her journey into creating a bookstore which offers a vibrant space for authors and artists, as well as a children's area and inviting Kittie's coffee shop to be a (very close) neighbor. Behind-the-scenes information on researching a successful bookstore as well...


Jul 29, 2017

Nita Sweeney writes the blog Bum Glue and puts out Write Now Newsletter a comprehensive listing of writer and reader events in central Ohio, through her writer website www.nitasweeney.com. She's also a student of Natalie Goldberg, and teaches Goldberg's work in Upper Arlington. Word Carver host Cynthia Rosi talks with...


Jun 23, 2017

Nick White talks about ex-gay ministry and gay conversion therapy in light of his first novel How to Survive a Summer with show host Cynthia Rosi, as well as problems of craft and construction. Music credit: Rise and Shine (2015) by Seastock on Jamendo.com.


Jun 17, 2017

Word Carver host Cynthia Rosi talks with poet Zoe Brigley Thompson about the ekphrastic art and poetry show hung at Ohio State University. Poetry by Thompson, with art from Victoria Brookland, including the title piece "The Little Cage of Ellis Bell."


Jun 10, 2017

For your writing enrichment this summer, the show recommends podcasts at Writers and Company and KCRW's Bookworm. That you subscribe to CRWROPPS Yahoo list-serve for writing markets, residencies, and job posts, or Duotrope and set up a Submittable account. Subscribe to Nita Sweeney's email list Write Now Newsletter for...