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.

This edition of OFF THE PAGE opens with a conversation about The Gathering at Keystone College, an annual literary event that takes place on the college campus in La Plume, PA on July 15-18, 2010. To this day the British and the French don't always get along.  Starting with the Norman...
As stated in nearly every eulogy, because a person has passed away it does not signify the end of his or her influence on loved ones, or on the community and society.  It is hoped that memory of the deceased will be an influence for good.  But sometimes death is only the beginning of...
Since 1492, when Genovese navigator Cristoforo Colombo sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to what he thought was Asia, Italians have played an important role in our land.  Another Italian explorer, one Amerigo Vespucci, recognized that Colombo had actually "discovered" another...