listener essay

The Roundtable
11:50 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Listener Essay - Remembering Peter Matthiessen

    In this essay, Jeanne Hunter remembers her friend, American novelist, naturalist, wilderness writer and CIA-agent Peter Matthiessen who passed away in April of this year.

The Roundtable
11:55 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Listener Essay - Softball Brain

  A listener essay by Maxine Schmidt about aging and Summer fun.

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Listener Essay - Mover's Dilemma

    Mover’s Dilemma Ken Appleman Downstairs in the basement, stacked on the dusty concrete floor, cold, lit by the glare of bare bulbs, is my life.

Well, not my life, exactly, but my life’s history. Papers. Books. Toys. Games. Old computers. Defunct cameras. A pair of binoculars so out-of-alignment no crossing of the eyes can eliminate the double image. All of it packed, securely, wrapped in newspaper or old junk mail, and stuffed, neatly, into plastic bins and cardboard boxes.

My life’s history.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Listener Essay - Grandest Lady Suit

  Kathleen McCabe is retired from St. Peter's Hospital, where she was a Nursing Supervisor in Home Care. She lives in Guilderland.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Listener Essay - We Share The Air: Fragrance Sensitivity

    Joyce Miller is a college librarian in Queensbury, New York. She created the website fragrancesensitivityawareness.weebly.com, offering a slideshow about fragrance sensitivity, links to medical research, information about unscented alternatives and more. She has also traveled to 25 countries on six continents, primarily in search of birds and other wildlife.

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The Roundtable
11:25 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Listener Essay - Mother's Day Retort

  Kate Cohen is a writer and editor in Albany, New York. You can find more of her work at katecohen.net.

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The Roundtable
11:50 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Listener Essay - In Ten Years

  Mary Clement is currently working on her BFA in Creative Writing at Southern New Hampshire University. She has been published in the Times Union and in the literary magazine, THREADS, at Hudson Valley Community College . She is the mother of eight.

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The Roundtable
10:35 am
Mon April 14, 2014

A Listener Essay To Welcome The Spring

    Martha Holmes is a writer living with four chickens, four cats, two horses, one dog and one husband, in Gallatin, NY.

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The Roundtable
11:50 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Listener Essay - Surprise In The Attic

  This listener essay is by Jean Bolgatz.

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The Roundtable
11:25 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Listener Essay - Folding Laundry

    Pamela Ethington is a writer who divides her time between Syracuse, where her home is, and Woodstock, N.Y., where her heart is. Her work has been published in New Millenium Writings. She is a student of author Martha Frankel in Woodstock.

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