Hillbilly Solid Kentucky author Silas House plays his favorite music, reads poems and excerpts, and interviews the people who are making a difference in Appalachia.
Hillbilly Solid

Hillbilly Solid

From WUKY

Kentucky author Silas House plays his favorite music, reads poems and excerpts, and interviews the people who are making a difference in Appalachia.

Most Recent Episodes

Wesley Browne (February 2021)

Silas speaks with Wesley Browne, author of Hillbilly Hustle .

Gwenda Bond (November 2020)

Silas speaks with Gwenda Bond, author of Suspicious Minds .

Karen Salyer McElmurray (August 2020)

Silas speaks with Karen Salyer McElmurray, author of Wanting Radiance .

Carter Sickels (June 2020)

Silas speaks with Carter Sickels, author of The Prettiest Star .

George Ella Lyon (May 2020)

Silas speaks with former Poet Laureate George Ella Lyon about her work and how she is faring through this current pandemic.

Allison Moorer (February 2020)

Silas speaks with Grammy nominated musician and author Allison Moorer about Blood , her new album and memoir.

Michael Croley (December 2019)

Silas speaks with Michael Croley, author of Any Other Place: Stories

Margaret Renkl (October 2019)

Silas speaks with Margaret Renkl, author of Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss

River Jordan (September 2019)

Silas House speaks with River Jordan, author of the book Confessions of a Christian Mystic .

Toni Morrison (2/18/1931 - 8/5/2019) Tribute

In this epsiode of On The Porch , we pay tribute to Toni Morrison , one of the most important writers in American history. Silas House talks about the impact of Toni Morrison and you will hear reflections of her work from Shauna Morgan, Kathleen Driskell, Crystal Wilkinson, Ada Limón, & Bianca Spriggs .