Off the Page

WSKG's bi-weekly interview & call-in program with local authors from Binghamton, Ithaca, Elmira and surrounding areas served by WSKG Public Radio. Off the Page is hosted by Bill Jaker.

Writing of the mental illness called schizophrenia can allow a novelist to open many themes and characterizations.  For one thing, the cause for disorder itself is a mystery, so there is an evasive culprit who could attack at any time.  The victims are frequently young, their promising...
Tune in April 3rd at 1:00pm and 7:00pm on WSKG Radio Poetry can come out of the heart, the mind, the soul and the woodwork.  Nothing is written as carefully as a poem, measuring the weight and sound of each word, each syllable. During April - National Poetry Month - Off the Page invites...
In an era of artificial intelligence, gene splicing, and handheld devices that hold an entire life's history and keep people in constant touch with everything and everyone on Earth, there is still much that we don't understand and a lot to be scared of: seeing your work go for naught,...