On the Porch with Silas House

Monthly Mondays at 8 PM
  • Hosted by Silas House

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

Listen to archived On the Porch (formerly Hillbilly Solid) interviews below or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Google Play.

Michael Croley (December 2019)

Dec 30, 2019

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

Margaret Renkl (October 2019)

Oct 15, 2019

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

River Jordan (September 2019)

Sep 3, 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

Aug 20, 2019

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

Silas House speaks with Savannah Sipple, author of the book WWJD And Other Poems.


Heidi Ross

Silas House speaks with Mary Laura Philpott, author of the new essay collection I Miss You When I Blink.


Silas chats with author Jeff Zentner on this installment of On the Porch. 

Silas chats with Lexington Americana group Zoe Speaks. 

Host Silas House reads his forthcoming essay “The Pain of Loving You: A Day with Wendell Berry”.

Ada Limón (July 2018)

Aug 22, 2018

Silas talks with 2015 Finalist for the National Book Award, poet Ada Limón, about her much-anticipated new collection The Carrying.  They'll talk about the creative process, dogs, and living in Lexington.