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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.

Dec 1, 2017

Columbus native Hanif Abdurraqib talks about the themes running through his latest book, a collection of essays called "They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us." Speaking with Word Carver host Cynthia Rosi, the two compare themes emerging in the essays with Abdurraquib's previous volume of poetry "The Crown Ain't...


Nov 20, 2017

Hanif Abdurraqib reads from his new book of essays They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us at the latest Paging Columbus event. This event was at publisher Two Dollar Radio's new storefront location on Parsons Avenue, and the venue was packed. Abdurraqib was followed by William Evans, also launching a book (of poetry)...


Nov 4, 2017

 

The night before Halloween, Word Carver gathered with friends, family, and fans at Kafé Kerouac, one of our beloved local haunts (pun intended) for a night of sharing scary stories, both old and new. Trent McMahon’s story, “The Something Else,” considers elements of hell on earth; while Cynthia Rosi’s...


Nov 4, 2017

Deeply rooted in place, Sycamore Poems follows two conversations as filigree-fine as cloisonne beads: one with the long-lived sycamores of Ohio, and the other about the loss of love. Kathy Fagan, Director of the Creative Writing MFA at Ohio State University, speaks of place, art, and the construction of her poems with...


Oct 13, 2017

Excellent professors like Dinty W. Moore teach at three levels: at Ohio University he lectures to undergraduates and graduate students, including mentoring PhD students in Creative Writing, and at summer workshops he works with adults in their 40s or older. It was for this audience that he conceived The Story Cure: A...