May 09, 2013 — A new children's book by Canton writer Mary Sue Seymour includes illustrations by a young artist from Ogdensburg. Friends in a Storm tells the story of Squirrel, who gets locked out of his house during a rainstorm, and is befriended by Owl.
Todd Moe spoke with author Mary Sue Seymour and 12-year-old artist Samantha Flynn, who created the illustrations for the book. Seymour says she wrote the story while teaching a kindergarten class in Hammond.
Mary Sue Seymour and Samantha Flynn will sign copies of their book, Friends in a Storm, at the Brewer Bookstore in Canton from 1-3 pm on Saturday. Go to full article
Apr 30, 2013 — Our guest is well-known essayist and poet Terry Tempest Williams, talking about her most recent book, When Women Were Birds, Fifty-Four Variations on Voice - a collection of short essays on memory, faith and voice. Williams' work is steeped in the landscape and lore of Utah and the West where she has lived and worked most of her life. Ellen Rocco, Chris Robinson and Betsy Kepes join the conversation Go to full article
Apr 26, 2013 — Our guest is George Bilgere, author of The White Museum, Haywire, The Good Kiss and other collections of poetry. A new collection, Imperial, is due out this fall from University of Pittsburgh Press.
He is probably best known to the public radio audience through his frequent (37 times) contributions to The Writer's Almanac, through his 2011 appearance on A Prairie Home Companion, or through his own radio program Wordplay, an offbeat mix of poetry, comedy, and an ongoing exploration of the possibilities of the spoken word. Ellen Rocco and Dale Hobson host. Go to full article
Apr 23, 2013 — Author Siobhan Fallon talks with Ellen Rocco, Chris Robinson and Phil LaMarche about her collection of stories on the lives of military families, You Know When the Men...Go to full article
Canton, NY, Mar 26, 2013 — What books are helping you stay sane until the sun returns? Callers, visitors and NCPR staff share their picks with Readers & Writers co-hosts Ellen Rocco and Chris... Go to full article
Canton, NY, Feb 15, 2013 — Our guest is National Book Award winner Rebecca Solnit, author of A Paradise Built in Hell. Even if you haven't read the book, you will relate to the thread of her... Go to full article
Lake Clear, NY, Feb 07, 2013 — Like the protagonist in his debut novel, Here Be Monsters, Jamie Sheffield spent his childhood in New York City, and "escaped" to the Adirondacks later in life. ... Go to full article
Dec 26, 2012 — What would it have been like to fight in the Roman Legion or row a cargo boat down the St. Lawrence River, or march to Stalingrad during World War II? Charlie Schroeder... Go to full article
Dec 18, 2012 — North Country visual artist and sculptor Becky Harblin included her poetry in a recent exhibit at the St. Lawrence County Arts Council in Potsdam. At the opening, poet and... Go to full article
Dexter, NY, Dec 12, 2012 — New York is home to the most famous waterfall in the world, Niagara Falls, but the state also boasts more than 2,000 other waterfalls. Todd Moe talks with David Schryver,... Go to full article