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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

Giving Voice: Loose Ends 2007

Dale Hobson's New Year's resolutions are all "continuing resolutions." He reads his new poem, Loose Ends 2007.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Loose Ends

Dale Hobson's New Year's resolutions are all "continuing resolutions." Here is a new poem for the New Year: Loose Ends 2007.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: John Berbrich

Russell poet John Berbrich spent a rowdy youth growing up on Long Island. Many years later the stories and characters of his childhood and teen years have elbowed their way to the front of his poetic imagination. He stopped by the studio this week to read a few of his poems, and to talk with Dale Hobson about what makes a good story, and what makes a good poem.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: John Berbrich?poems and stories

Russell poet John Berbrich spent a rowdy youth growing up on Long Island. Many years later the stories and characters of his childhood and teen years have elbowed their way to the front of his poetic imagination. He stopped by the studio this week to read a few of his poems, and to talk with Dale Hobson about what makes a good story, and what makes a good poem. You can order his book Balancing Act from Bone World Publishing, 3700 County Route 24, Russell NY 13684.  Go to full article
From left: Marilyn McCabe, Elaine Handley, and Mary Sanders Shartle
From left: Marilyn McCabe, Elaine Handley, and Mary Sanders Shartle

Giving Voice: Three Adirondack poets

Elaine Handley, Marilyn McCabe and Mary Sanders Shartle come together from their respective parts of the Adirondacks to make poetry within a tradition of Adirondack women writers that is old as the hills. Their collaborative chapbooks, Notes From the Fire Tower and Glacial Erratica have won the Adirondack Center for Writing's award for Best Book of Poetry two years running. Dale Hobson talked with the authors about their work and their traditions at Marilyn McCabe's get-a-way along Clifford Brook in the Town of Keene.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Three Adirondack Poets

Elaine Handley, Marilyn McCabe and Mary Sanders Shartle come together from their respective parts of the Adirondacks to make poetry within a tradition of Adirondack women writers that is old as the hills. Their collaborative chapbooks, Notes From the Fire Tower and Glacial Erratica have won the Adirondack Center for Writing's award for Best Book of Poetry two years running. Dale Hobson talks with the authors about their work and their traditions at Marilyn McCabe's get-a-way along Clifford Brook in the Town of Keene.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: SLAP poets

It was a sweltering night in the Fields coffeehouse in Potsdam, with a loud buzz of traffic, fans, ice-grinders and table talk competing for the microphone--but that didn't deter folks from coming out to hear a group reading by members of SLAP, the St. Lawrence Area Poets. Dale Hobson sat down with SLAP member JeanMarie Martello to find out more about the new writers' group.  Go to full article

Giving Voice: Passing the torch with SLAP

It was a sweltering night in the Fields coffeehouse in Potsdam, with a loud buzz of traffic, fans, ice-grinders and table talk competing for the microphone--but that didn't deter folks from coming out to hear a group reading by members of SLAP, the St. Lawrence Area Poets. Dale Hobson sat down with SLAP member JeanMarie Martello to find out more about the new writers' group.  Go to full article

Giving Voice podcast: Downstream into Stone Valley

Rather than find someone to talk to on the topic of poetry and the outdoors, Dale Hobson decided to actually go outdoors and to write himself a new poem. In this Giving Voice we follow Dale downstream into Stone Valley in the Town of Colton.  Go to full article

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