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.

Poems submitted to OFF THE PAGE by 30 of our listeners -- an anthology of the air.  Click on a poet's name and read them here. Every poet needs to find a "voice" -- not merely the vocalization and sound of presentation, as important as that may be to the appreciation of the...
Every sport has its oddities.  There are the football players who ran the wrong way, scoring a touchdown for the opposing team.  There is the legend of Rosie Ruiz, the pseudo-marathon runner who tried to win the New York City Marathon by hopping a ride on the Subway, then attempted a...
The preparation for military conflict is called "mobilization", and the distinctive glossary of warfare speaks of deployment and matériel and ordnance.  Things that have to be moved into place can be as big as a battleship or as small as a bullet.  It doesn't even...