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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 You can listen to the show live on WGRN-fm 94.1 in Columbus, Ohio on Saturdays at 12.30pm. Visit for contact and submission information.

Jun 8, 2018

Self-publishing is easy -- if you've spent 35 years as an engineer in product development like Charles O'Donnell. The discipline and pacing of engineering means that the author of The Girlfriend Experience and Shredded can keep up a production schedule and a writing schedule simultaneously: not an easy feat! Listen with...

Jun 2, 2018

In The Husband, Aaron Daniel Behr explores the end of his marriage and debilitating anxiety. Behr reveals the roots of trauma in his life and how that impacted his relationships, but also how he has healed through self-awareness and a strengthening faith.

The Husband is out from Columbus Press. To learn more, visit

May 12, 2018

Ronald Re|Gun -- a re-animated cyborg version of the dead President -- tries to take over the world. Only a tortoise from the Galapagos has the power to stop him. Listen to work from students at Columbus State, as they take you into an altered reality in "Re|Gun Reboot." Artwork by Ryann Chambers.

May 8, 2018

Dustin Pearson and Hannah Stephenson speak about their poetry collections. Pearson's "Millennial Roost" uses the metaphor of the chicken yard to describe violation. He's a McKnight Doctoral Fellow at Florida State University and has won many awards.

Stephenson, who blogs at The Storialist read from her collection "In...

Feb 9, 2018

Cold weather means hot chocolate and good books, so snuggle up and listen to the top picks. From Tayari Jone's Oprah Book Club winner to the latest from the author of The Nightingale plus many more, Linda Kass walks you through the best of the February titles in independent bookstores around the country.