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Highlights of the week at ncpr.org

Top news stories for the week are the closing of the Crown Point bridge and the 23rd CD race. All three candidate profiles are in the top ten visited stories. But despite the national stature this race has obtained, David Sommerstein's visit to Peter Paquin's cranberry bog in Brasher was the number two story of the week, outpolling all the CD candidates profiles.

Here's what people are saying about the news at NCPR.  Go to full article

Highlights of the week at ncpr.org

Web manager Dale Hobson is the crossing guard at ncpr.org. In a new Friday feature, he gives us the rundown of hot spots at the website, who's talking about what, and all that's new and noteworthy.  Go to full article
Dale Hobson
Dale Hobson

Giving Voice: "Loose Ends" at year's end

A resolution is usually a commitment someone makes to a project or lifestyle change that's generally considered advantageous. During the December 2007 live broadcast of Open Studio, NCPR web designer and resident poet Dale Hobson said his New Year's resolutions are all "continuing resolutions." Here's his poem, "Loose Ends."  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Chase Twichell

Poet Chase Twichell is the founder of Ausable Press and author of six collections of poetry. The most recent is Dog Language, published by Copper Canyon Press in 2005. Dale Hobson talked with the author on a broadcast of Open Studio before a live audience in Keene Valley, NY. They discuss poetry of place, and the author reads her poem "The Paper River."  Go to full article
Poet and publisher Michael Czarnecki
Poet and publisher Michael Czarnecki

Giving Voice: Michael Czarnecki

Michael Czarnecki is a rare animal--a poet who makes a full-time living through his art. From his home base in the Finger Lakes, he spends many days each year on the road, reading his work and conducting workshops. His company, Foothills Publishing, has brought forward the work of countless other poets in more than twenty years of collections and anthologies. He will be in the North Country next week, holding workshops and readings in Canton and Tupper Lake. Dale Hobson talked with him by phone to see how he does it all.

Michael Czarnecki will be at the Canton Free Library on Tuesday. As part of the Brown Bag Luncheon series, he will conduct a Palm of the Hand Memoir Writing Workshop at noon, followed at 7 pm by a reading of his Travel Works poetry and non fiction. On Wednesday at 7 pm, he will be at the Goff-Nelson Library in Tupper Lake for a reading of his travel writing, followed the next day at 7 pm by a Palm of the Hand workshop.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Michael Czarnecki

Michael Czarnecki is a rare animal--a poet who makes a full-time living through his art. From his home base in the Finger Lakes, he spends many days each year on the road, reading his work and conducting workshops. His company, Foothills Publishing, has brought forward the work of countless other poets in more than twenty years of collections and anthologies. He will be in the North Country next week, holding workshops and readings in Canton and Tupper Lake. Dale Hobson talked with him by phone to see how he does it all.

Michael Czarnecki will be at the Canton Free Library on Tuesday, April 29. As part of the Brown Bag Luncheon series, he will conduct a Palm of the Hand Memoir Writing Workshop at noon, followed at 7 pm by a reading of his Travel Works poetry and non fiction. On Wednesday at 7 pm, he will be at the Goff-Nelson Library in Tupper Lake for a reading of his travel writing, followed the next day at 7 pm by a Palm of the Hand workshop.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Editing Old Poems is Like a Cuban Taxi

Giving Voice goes green this month on the theme of "Repair, Reuse, Recycle." We repair to the Readers & Writers archive from April 2006 to reuse a poem of Dale Hobson's about recycling old poems into new ones: "Editing Old Poems is Like a Cuban Taxi."  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Editing Old Poems is Like a Cuban Taxi

Giving Voice goes green this month on the theme of "Repair, Reuse, Recycle." We repair to the Readers & Writers archive from April 2006 to reuse a poem by Dale Hobson about recycling old poems into new ones: "Editing Old Poems is Like a Cuban Taxi."  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Poet Matt Frank

Matt Frank is a recent arrival in the North Country, coming here via Illinois, Alaska and Phoenix. A poet and a food writer, he teaches English and creative writing at Jefferson County Community College, and makes his home in Alexandria Bay. For our Giving Voice series, he talks with Dale Hobson about his writing, and about the sometimes painful process of growing as a writer. He reads the poem "The Dressmaker's Dummy" from his collection, Sagittarius Agitprop.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Matt Frank

Matt Frank is a recent arrival in the North Country, coming here via Illinois, Alaska and Phoenix. A poet and a food writer, he teaches English and creative writing at Jefferson County Community College, and makes his home in Alexandria Bay. For our Giving Voice series, Dale Hobson talks with him about his writing, and about the sometimes painful process of growing as a writer. He reads the poem "The Dressmaker's Dummy" from his collection, Sagittarius Agitprop.  Go to full article

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