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.

Wesley Browne (February 2021)

Mar 5, 2021

Silas speaks with Wesley Browne, author of Hillbilly Hustle.

Gwenda Bond (November 2020)

Nov 24, 2020

Silas speaks with Gwenda Bond, author of Suspicious Minds.

Karen Salyer McElmurray (August 2020)

Sep 1, 2020

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

Carter Sickels (June 2020)

Jul 6, 2020

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

George Ella Lyon (May 2020)

Jun 1, 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)

Feb 24, 2020

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

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