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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.

Jul 16, 2018

Amy and Cynthia analyze poems they love and gossip about the writing life.

Jun 30, 2018

Master writer Lee Martin takes us behind the scenes in his new short-story volume The Mutual UFO Network, a book that took 16 years to craft. Martin is a Distinguished Professor at Ohio State University, and the author of a Pulitzer Prize Finalist, The Bright Forever.

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.