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.

During four decades a good poet can wrestle with many ideas, mold all manner of images, broaden his or her knowledge and feelings and, gaining a clear vision of how this adds up, give the world an impressive collection of poems.  The years have been good to Peter Fortunato.  He is a...
A book set in "Utopia" might be boring.  But write about a "dystopia" -- a tragic place where everything has gone wrong -- and you've got challenge, conflict, the opportunity for heroism and a message to send your readers.  J N Kirchner has written a work of...
Television was seemingly born into a "Golden Age".  Even before the new visual medium had national reach and when some stations would suspend programming for a few hours in the afternoon because they had nothing good to show an audience comprised largely of curious shoppers, ...