Storybound

Storybound

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S2. Bonus: Stephanie Danler reads (a second!) excerpt from her memoir “Stray”
Oct 13 • 22 min
Stephanie Danler reads a second excerpt from her memoir “Stray” (the first can be found here) with sound design and music composition from Tim Karplus. Stephanie Danler is a novelist, memoirist, and screenwriter. Her memoir, Stray, was just published by…
Introducing The History of literature
Oct 6 • 43 min
We’re back with another bonus episode this week, this time featuring Jacke Wilson’s excellent The History of Literature podcast. This is the show for anyone who loved English class – twice a week Jacke discusses a topic, book, or author that has made a…
Etgar Keret reads Rock Solid Wife (from Israel Story)
Sep 29 • 15 min
We hope you’re enjoying Storybound so far, because we have a lot more wonderful episodes to share with you in the coming weeks and months. We’re going to be taking a couple weeks off as we prepare for season 3, but we didn’t want to leave your podcast…
Introducing The Chronicles of Now
Sep 22 • 24 min
We hope you’re enjoying Storybound so far, because we have a lot more wonderful episodes to share with you in the coming weeks and months. We’re going to be taking a couple weeks off as we prepare for season 3, but we didn’t want to leave your podcast…
S2. Ep. 10: Phil Klay reads an excerpt from “Missionaries”
Sep 15 • 43 min
Phil Klay reads an excerpt from his forthcoming novel “Missionaries,” with sound design and music composition from Tim Karplus. . Phil Klay is a veteran of the US Marine Corps. His short story collection Redeployment won the 2014 National Book Award for…
S2. Ep. 09: Yaa Gyasi reads an excerpt from “Transcendent Kingdom”
Sep 8 • 42 min
Yaa Gyasi reads an excerpt from her novel “Transcendent Kingdom,” with sound design and music composition from Tim Karplus. . Yaa Gyasi was born in Ghana and raised in Huntsville, Alabama. Her debut novel, Homegoing, was awarded the National Book Critics…
S2. Ep. 08: Amanda Stern reads an excerpt from “Little Panic”
Sep 1 • 43 min
Amanda Stern reads an excerpt from her memoir “Little Panic,” with sound design and music composition from Haley Lynn. Amanda Stern is the host of the Bookable podcast and the founder of the popular literary event series Happy Ending at Joe’s Pub in New…
S2. Ep. 07: Megan Angelo reads an excerpt from “Followers”
Aug 25 • 26 min
Megan Angelo reads an excerpt from “Followers,” with sound design and music composition from Tim Karplus. Megan Angelo has written about television, film, women and pop culture, and motherhood for publications including The New York Times (where she…
S2. Ep. 06: Garth Greenwell reads an excerpt from “Cleanness”
Aug 18 • 44 min
Garth Greenwell reads an excerpt from “Cleanness,” with sound design and music composition from Ryan Dann of Holland Patent Public Library. Garth Greenwell is the author of What Belongs to You, which won the British Book Award for Debut of the Year, was…
S2. Ep. 05: Chloe Caldwell reads her essay “The Opposite of Light”
Aug 11 • 34 min
Chloe Caldwell reads her essay “The Opposite of Light,” with sound design and music composition from Tony Kieraldo. Chloe Caldwell is the author of three books: novella Women and essay collections I’ll Tell You in Person and Legs Get Led Astray. Her…
S2. Ep. 04: Sopan Deb reads an excerpt from “Missed Translations”
Aug 4 • 44 min
Sopan Deb reads an excerpt from “Missed Translations,” with sound design and music composition from Jordan Holloman. Sopan Deb is a basketball writer and a contributor to the culture section for The New York Times. Before joining The Times, he covered…
S2. Ep. 03: Lauren Groff reads her short story “Flower Hunters”
Jul 28 • 30 min
Lauren Groff reads her short story “Flower Hunters” from her short story collection Florida, with sound design and music composition from Naomi LaViolette. Lauren Groff is the author of five books. Her latest, Florida, a story collection, and Fates and…
S2. Ep. 02: Tommy Orange reads his short story “Copperopolis”
Jul 21 • 33 min
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…
S2. Ep. 01: Stephanie Danler reads an excerpt from her memoir “Stray”
Jul 14 • 37 min
Stephanie Danler reads an excerpt from her memoir “Stray” with sound design and music composition from Naomi LaViolette. Stephanie Danler is a novelist, memoirist, and screenwriter. Her memoir, Stray, was just published by Knopf on May 5, 2020. She is the…
Season 2 Coming July 14th
Jul 7 • 1 min
Ten new stories, one new season. Storybound is a radio theater program designed for the podcast age. Hosted by Jude Brewer and with original music composed for each episode, the podcast features the voices of today’s top literary icons reading their…
S1. Ep. 10: Mitchell S. Jackson reads an excerpt from his memoir “Survival Math”
Feb 18 • 65 min
Mitchell S. Jackson reads an excerpt from his memoir “Survival Math” with sound design and music composition from Zane featuring Stephanie Strange. This episode is brought to you by Powell’s Books, the world’s largest family owned independent bookstore,…
S1. Ep. 09: Caitlin Doughty reads an excerpt from her novel “Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?”
Feb 11 • 27 min
Caitlin Doughty reads an excerpt from her novel “Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?” with sound design and music composition from Stephanie Strange. This episode is brought to you by Powell’s Books, the world’s largest family owned independent bookstore, with…
S1. Ep. 08: Diksha Basu reads an excerpt from her novel “The Windfall”
Feb 4 • 30 min
Diksha Basu reads an excerpt from her novel “The Windfall” with sound design and music composition from Katelyn Convery. This episode is brought to you by Powell’s Books, the world’s largest family owned independent bookstore, with over 2 million new and…
S1. Ep. 07: Nathan Hill reads an excerpt from his novel “The Nix”
Jan 28 • 30 min
Nathan Hill reads an excerpt from his novel “The Nix” with sound design and music composition from Tim Karplus. This episode is brought to you by Powell’s Books, the world’s largest family owned independent bookstore, with over 2 million new and used…
S1. Ep. 06: Adelle Waldman reads an excerpt from her novel “The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.”
Jan 21 • 42 min
Adelle Waldman reads an excerpt from her novel “The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.,” with sound design and music composition from Haley Johnsen and Tim Karplus. This episode is brought to you by Powell’s Books, the world’s largest family owned independent…
S1. Ep. 05: Jack Rhysider reads “The Old Church of St. Louis”
Jan 14 • 41 min
Jack Rhysider reads his story “The Old Church of St. Louis” with original composition from Shane Brown. This episode is brought to you by Powell’s Books, the world’s largest family owned independent bookstore, with over 2 million new and used volumes…
S1. Ep. 04: Kim Barnes reads an excerpt from her memoir “Hungry for the World”
Jan 7 • 52 min
Kim Barnes reads an excerpt from her memoir “Hungry for the World,” with sound design and music composition from Pretty Gritty and Bryan Daste. This episode is brought to you by Powell’s Books, the world’s largest family owned independent bookstore, with…
S1. Ep. 03: Matt Gallagher reads his short story “Know Your Enemy: Celebrating 50 Years of the Forever War”
Dec 17, 2019 • 38 min
Matt Gallagher reads his short story “Know Your Enemy: Celebrating 50 Years of the Forever War” from the 2016 fiction issue from Wired magazine, with sound design and music composition from Colin Hogan. This episode is brought to you by Powell’s Books,…
S1. Ep. 02: Lidia Yuknavitch reads her short story “Street Walker”
Dec 10, 2019 • 46 min
Lidia Yuknavitch reads her powerful short story “Street Walker,” from her upcoming collection Verge, with sound design and music composition from Whiston & Warmack. This episode is brought to you by Powell’s Books, the world’s largest family owned…
S1. Ep. 01: Mitch Albom reads an excerpt from “Finding Chika”
Dec 3, 2019 • 45 min
Mitch Albom reads an excerpt from his new book Finding Chika. Musical compositions by Maiah Wynne & Aliephant. This episode is brought to you by Powell’s Books, the world’s largest family owned independent bookstore, with over 2 million new and used…
Introducing Storybound
Sep 8, 2019 • 1 min
Storybound is a radio theater program designed for the podcast age. Hosted by Jude Brewer and with original music composed for each episode, the podcast features the voices of today’s top literary icons reading their essays, poems, and fiction. Brought to…