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Storybound is a radio theater program designed for the podcast age. In each episode, listeners will be treated to their favorite authors and writers reading some of their most impactful stories, designed with powerful and immersive sound environments. Brought to you by Lit Hub Radio and The Podglomerate.

Storybound is a radio theater program designed for the podcast age. In each episode, listeners will be treated to their favorite authors and writers reading some of their most impactful stories, designed with powerful and immersive sound environments. Brought to you by Lit Hub Radio and The Podglomerate.

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United States

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Podglomerate

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Storybound is a radio theater program designed for the podcast age. In each episode, listeners will be treated to their favorite authors and writers reading some of their most impactful stories, designed with powerful and immersive sound environments. Brought to you by Lit Hub Radio and The Podglomerate.

Language:

English


Episodes

S5. Ep. 18: Tommy Davidson reads an excerpt from "Living in Color"

7/27/2022
Tommy Davidson reads an excerpt from "Living in Color," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Tommy Davidson started his career as a stand-up comedian in Washington DC, and since then, he's done it all. His standup career has led him to share bills with the likes of Patti LaBelle and Kenny G, and he was a cast-member on the hit show "In Living Color," also starring Jamie Foxx, Jim Carrey, and Damon Wayans. He's done three specials for...

Duration:00:23:23

S5. Ep. 17: Daniel Abraham reads an excerpt from "Age of Ash"

7/19/2022
Daniel Abraham reads an excerpt from "Age of Ash," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Daniel Abraham is the author of the critically acclaimed "Long Price Quartet," "The Dagger and the Coin series," and the "Kithamar Trilogy." He writes with Ty Frank as James S.A. Corey, and as MLN Hanover. He has been nominated for the Nebula and World Fantasy awards, and won the Hugo award and International Horror Guild award. ​Support Storybound by...

Duration:00:27:46

S5. Ep. 16: Imogen Binnie reads an excerpt from "Nevada"

7/12/2022
Imogen Binnie reads an excerpt from "Nevada," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Imogen Binnie is the author of the novel "Nevada," which won the Betty Berzon Emerging Writer Award and was a finalist for the 2014 Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Fiction. In 2022, "Nevada" was reissued by FSG Books. A writer for several television shows and a former columnist for Maximum Rocknroll, she lives in Vermont with her family. ​Support...

Duration:00:26:28

S5. Ep. 15: Vauhini Vara reads an excerpt from "The Immortal King Rao"

7/5/2022
Vauhini Vara reads an excerpt from "The Immortal King Rao," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Vauhini Vara started as a journalist, working as a technology reporter at the Wall Street Journal and later launching, editing and writing for the business section of the New Yorker’s website. Since then, her writing has also appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Harper’s, The New Republic, Businessweek, Fortune, and elsewhere....

Duration:00:54:54

S5. Ep. 14: Benjamín Labatut reads an excerpt from "When We Cease to Understand the World"

6/28/2022
Benjamín Labatut reads an excerpt from "When We Cease to Understand the World," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Benjamín Labatut is a Chilean author born in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, in 1980 who spent his childhood in The Hague, Buenos Aires and Lima, before settling in Chile. His first book of short stories, "Antarctica" starts here, won the 2009 Caza de Letras Prize in Mexico, and the Santiago Municipal Prize, in Chile. His second...

Duration:00:57:45

REPLAY: Soraya Nadia McDonald reads "Wandering In Search of Wakanda"

6/21/2022
Soraya Nadia McDonald reads her essay "Wandering In Search of Wakanda," with sound design and music composition from Marco Pavé. Soraya Nadia McDonald is the senior cultural critic for Andscape (formerly known as The Undefeated). She writes about film, television, and the arts. She is the 2020 winner of the George Jean Nathan prize for dramatic criticism, a 2020 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism, and the runner-up for the 2019 Vernon Jarrett Medal for outstanding reporting on...

Duration:00:41:13

S5. Ep. 13: Dan Chaon reads an excerpt from his new book "Sleepwalk"

6/14/2022
Dan Chaon reads an excerpt from his new book "Sleepwalk," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Dan Chaon is the author of three novels: "You Remind Me of Me," "Await Your Reply," and "Ill Will." He's also published three short story collections and has been featured in several anthologies, including "Best American Short Stories" and "The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses." Caregiver's (Lindsey Bitson) new track Everything was...

Duration:00:48:25

REPLAY: Lidia Yuknavitch reads her short story "Street Walker"

6/7/2022
Lidia Yuknavitch reads her powerful short story “Street Walker," from her collection "Verge," with sound design and music composition from Whiston & Warmack. Lidia Yuknavitch is the National Bestselling author of the novels "The Book of Joan" and "The Small Backs of Children," winner of the 2016 Oregon Book Award's Ken Kesey Award for Fiction as well as the Reader's Choice Award, the novel "Dora: A Headcase," and a critical book on war and narrative, "Allegories Of Violence" (Routledge). Her...

Duration:00:51:06

S5. Ep. 12: Antoine Wilson reads from his new book "Mouth to Mouth"

5/31/2022
Antoine Wilson reads from his new book "Mouth to Mouth," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Antoine Wilson is the author of the novels "The Interloper" and "Panorama City," and his new novel "Mouth to Mouth" is out from Avid Reader (Simon & Schuster) in the US and Canada, and from Atlantic Books in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. His writing has appeared in The Paris Review, Quarterly West, and Best New American Voices, among other...

Duration:00:55:48

REPLAY: Tommy Orange reads his short story "Copperopolis"

5/24/2022
Tommy Orange reads his short story "Copperopolis" with sound design and music composition from Ryan Dann of Holland Patent Public Library. Tommy Orange is faculty at the Institute of American Indian Arts MFA program. He is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Oakland, California, and currently lives in Angels Camp, California. He’s the author of There There, which was one of the finalists for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize, a winner of the...

Duration:00:35:29

S5. Ep. 11: Daniel Sherrell reads excerpts from his book "Warmth"

5/17/2022
Daniel Sherrell reads excerpts from his book "Warmth," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Daniel Sherrell is a climate movement organizer who has led successful campaigns to phase out coal-fired power plants, divest millions of dollars from the fossil fuel industry, and pass a Green New Deal bill for New York State. He is currently the Campaign Director for the Climate Jobs National Resource Center, where he is working with the American...

Duration:00:40:24

S5. Ep. 10: Stephanie Foo reads an excerpt from "What My Bones Know"

5/10/2022
Stephanie Foo reads an excerpt from "What My Bones Know," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Stephanie Foo is a former producer for This American Life and Snap Judgment, and has worked on podcasts for The Cut, Nancy, Reply All and 99% Invisible. She currently produces audio pieces and has had her work featured in The New York Times and Vox. Support Storybound by supporting our sponsors: Norton: "Fencing with the King" and "The Family...

Duration:00:32:03

S5. Ep. 9: Phil Klay reads his essay "The Citizen-Soldier: Moral Risk and the Modern Military"

5/3/2022
Phil Klay reads his essay "The Citizen-Soldier: Moral Risk and the Modern Military," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Phil Klay is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. His short story collection, "Redeployment" won the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction and the National Book Critics' Circle John Leonard Prize for best debut work in any genre, and was selected as one of the 10 Best Books of 2014 by The New York Times. His nonfiction...

Duration:00:50:40

S5. Ep. 8: Kim Kelly discusses her book "Fight Like Hell: The Untold History of American Labor"

4/26/2022
Kim Kelly discusses her book "Fight Like Hell: The Untold History of American Labor," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Kim Kelly is a labor columnist at Teen Vogue, contributor to the Baffler, correspondent for Means Morning TV, and freelance contributor to all manner of other publications. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Guardian, Esquire, GQ, Rolling Stone, the Nation, and NPR. Support Storybound...

Duration:00:35:00

S5. Ep. 7: Anna Sale talks about her book "Let's Talk About Hard Things"

4/19/2022
Anna Sale talks about her book "Let's Talk About Hard Things," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Anna Sale is a journalist, author and interviewer, likened to "a therapist at happy hour" by The New York Times. She hosts "Death, Sex & Money," the award-winning interview podcast from WNYC Studios, and her book, "Let's Talk About Hard Things," is available now. Support Storybound by supporting our sponsors: Norton: "Fencing with the King"...

Duration:00:49:44

S5. Ep. 6: Melissa Chadburn reads from her essay "The Throwaways"

4/12/2022
Melissa Chadburn reads from her essay "The Throwaways," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Melissa Chadburn’s writing has appeared in The LA Times, NYT Book Review, NYRB, Longreads, Paris Review online, and dozens other places. Her essay on food insecurity was published in "Best American Food Writing 2019." She’s done extensive reporting on the child welfare system and appears in the Netflix docuseries "The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez."...

Duration:00:37:51

S5. Ep. 5: Andrew Lipstein reads excerpts from "Last Resort"

4/5/2022
Andrew Lipstein reads excerpts from "Last Resort," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Andrew Lipstein is a writer based in Brooklyn. His debut novel "Last Resort" is out now from Farrar, Straus & Giroux in the US, and Weidenfeld & Nicolson in the UK. His second novel will be published in 2023, also by FSG and W&N. He also works on the product design team at Kabbage, a fintech startup, and was previously at Meural, an art tech startup and...

Duration:00:41:04

From Talk Easy: Margaret Atwood’s Burning Questions

3/30/2022
We’re sharing a special preview of a podcast we’ve been enjoying, Talk Easy with Sam Fragoso, from Pushkin Industries. Talk Easy is a weekly interview podcast, where writer Sam Fragoso invites actors, writers, activists, and musicians to come to the table and speak from the heart in ways you probably haven't heard from them before. Driven by curiosity and an abundance of research, he’s had revealing conversations with everyone from George Saunders and Cate Blanchett to Ocean Vuong and Gloria...

Duration:00:20:37

S5. Ep. 4: Tommy Tomlinson reads an excerpt from "The Elephant in the Room: One Fat Man's Quest to Get Smaller in a Growing America"

3/29/2022
Tommy Tomlinson reads an excerpt from "The Elephant in the Room: One Fat Man's Quest to Get Smaller in a Growing America," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Tommy Tomlinson has written for publications including Esquire, ESPN the Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Forbes, Garden & Gun, and many others. He spent 23 years as a reporter and local columnist for the Charlotte Observer, where he was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in...

Duration:00:54:59

S5. Ep. 3: Daniel A. Olivas reads an excerpt from "How to Date a Flying Mexican"

3/22/2022
Daniel A. Olivas reads an excerpt from "How to Date a Flying Mexican," backed by an original Storybound remix with sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer. Daniel A. Olivas is the author of ten books and editor of two anthologies. His latest books are "How to Date a Flying Mexican: New and Collected Stories," "The King of Lighting Fixtures: Stories," and "Crossing the Border: Collected Poems." Widely anthologized, Daniel has also written for the New York Times, Los Angeles Review of...

Duration:00:51:56