Storybound

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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REPLAY: National Book Award Finalist Robert Jon...
National Book Award Finalist Robert Jones Jr. reads an excerpt of "The Prophets"
36 min
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REPLAY: National Book Award Finalist Lauren Gro...
National Book Award Finalist Lauren Groff reads her short story "Flower Hunters"
25 min
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S4. Ep. 18: Elizabeth McCracken reads her short...
Elizabeth McCracken reads her short story, "It's Not You"
35 min
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S4. Ep. 17: Marian Crotty reads her short story...
Marian Crotty reads her short story, "Halloween"
43 min
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S4. Ep. 16: Leigh Newman reads her short story ...
Leigh Newman reads her story "Howl Palace"
36 min
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S4. Ep. 15: Sarah Thankam Mathews reads her sh...
Sarah Thankam Mathews reads her story "Rubberdust"
26 min
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S4. Ep. 14: Jane Pek reads an excerpt from her ...
Jane Pek reads an excerpt from her story “Portrait of Two Young Ladies in White and Green Robes (Unidentified Artist, Circa Sixteenth Century)"
29 min
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S4. Ep. 13: William Pei Shih reads an excerpt f...
William Pei Shih reads an excerpt from "The Enlightenment"
36 min
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S4. Ep. 12: Meng Jin reads an excerpt from her ...
Meng Jin reads an excerpt from her story "In the Event"
37 min
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S4. Ep. 11: Myriam Gurba reads her short story,...
Myriam Gurba reads her story, "Writing Ourselves Into Bed"
42 min
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S4. Ep. 10: Anna Reeser reads her short story, ...
Anna Reeser reads her short story, "Octopus VII"
34 min
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S4. Ep. 9: Ruth Wariner reads an excerpt from "...
Ruth Wariner reads an excerpt from "The Sound of Gravel"
30 min
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S4. Ep 8: Scott Nadelson reads his short story ...
Scott Nadelson reads his short story "Liberté"
34 min
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S4. Ep. 7: Joseph Fink and Meg Bashwiner read e...
Joseph Fink and Meg Bashwiner read excerpts from "The First Ten Years"
52 min
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S4. Ep. 6: Tamara Winfrey-Harris reads an excer...
Tamara Winfrey-Harris reads an excerpt from "Dear Black Girl: Letters From Your Sisters on Stepping Into Your Power"
27 min
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S4. Ep. 5: Omar El Akkad reads excerpts from "A...
Omar El Akkad reads excerpts from "American War" and "What Strange Paradise"
25 min
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S4. Ep. 4: Nichole Perkins reads an excerpt fro...
Nichole Perkins reads an excerpt from "Sometimes I Trip On How Happy We Could Be"
31 min
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S4. Ep. 3: Matt Haig reads an excerpt from "The...
Matt Haig reads an excerpt from "The Midnight Library"
25 min
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S4. Ep. 2: Morgan Jerkins reads an excerpt from...
Morgan Jerkins reads an excerpt from "Caul Baby"
24 min
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S4. Ep. 1: Chuck Klosterman reads an excerpt fr...
Chuck Klosterman reads an excerpt from "Raised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction"
23 min
21
Season 4 Coming June 8th
Acclaimed Writers Telling Present Day Radio Dramas
1 min
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S3. Ep. 16: Laurie Frankel reads an excerpt fro...
Laurie Frankel reads an excerpt from "One, Two, Three"
22 min
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Introducing Overdue
Introducing Overdue
56 min
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S3. Ep. 15: Madhuri Vijay reads an excerpt from...
Madhuri Vijay reads an excerpt from "The Far Field"
24 min
25
Introducing Book Dreams
Introducing Book Dreams
6 min
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Introducing Trail Weight
Introducing Trail Weight
8 min
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S3. Ep. 14: Shayla Lawson reads an excerpt from...
Shayla Lawson reads an excerpt from "This Is Major"
24 min
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S3. Ep. 13: Laurie Frankel reads an excerpt of ...
Laurie Frankel reads an excerpt of "One Two Three"
31 min
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S3. Ep. 12: Mark Russell reads from his comic "...
Mark Russell reads from his comic "Second Coming"
24 min
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S3. Ep. 11: Robert Jones Jr. reads an excerpt o...
Robert Jones Jr. reads an excerpt of "The Prophets"
34 min
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S3. Ep. 10: Deesha Philyaw reads "The Secret Li...
Deesha Philyaw reads "The Secret Lives of Church Ladies"
35 min
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S3. Ep. 9: Shayla Lawson reads "Black Lives Mat...
Shayla Lawson reads "Black Lives Matter, Yard Signs Matter"
36 min
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S3. Ep. 8: Soraya Nadia McDonald reads "Wanderi...
Soraya Nadia McDonald reads "Wandering In Search of Wakanda"
36 min
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S3. Ep. 7: Jason Diamond reads an excerpt from ...
Jason Diamond reads an excerpt from "The Sprawl"
34 min
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S3. Ep. 6: Noé Álvarez reads an excerpt from "S...
Noé Álvarez reads an excerpt from "Spirit Run"
31 min
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S3. Ep. 5: Paul Lisicky reads an excerpt from "...
Paul Lisicky reads an excerpt from "Later"
34 min
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S3. Ep. 4: Charlie Jane Anders reads an excerpt...
Charlie Jane Anders reads an excerpt from "Victories Greater Than Death"
35 min
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S3. Ep. 3: Andy Greenberg reads an excerpt from...
Andy Greenberg reads an excerpt from "Sandworm"
25 min
39
S3. Ep. 2: Madhuri Vijay reads an excerpt from ...
Madhuri Vijay reads an excerpt from "The Far Field"
24 min
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S3. Ep. 1: Junot Díaz reads "Aurora"
Junot Díaz reads "Aurora"
45 min
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Season 3 Coming December 8th
Acclaimed Writers Telling Present Day Radio Dramas
1 min
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S2. Ep. 12: Ruth Reichl reads Letters to the Ed...
Ruth Reichl reads Letters to the Editor from Thanksgiving issues of Gourmet Magazine
25 min
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S2. Ep. 11: Stephanie Danler reads (a second!) ...
Stephanie Danler reads (another) excerpt from her memoir "Stray"
17 min
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Introducing The History of literature
Introducing The History of literature
38 min
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Etgar Keret reads Rock Solid Wife (from Israel ...
Etgar Keret reads Rock Solid Wife (from Israel Story)
12 min
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Introducing The Chronicles of Now
Introducing The Chronicles of Now
18 min
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S2. Ep. 10: Phil Klay reads an excerpt from "Mi...
Phil Klay reads an excerpt from "Missionaries"
38 min
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S2. Ep. 09: Yaa Gyasi reads an excerpt from "Tr...
Yaa Gyasi reads an excerpt from "Transcendent Kingdom"
36 min
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S2. Ep. 08: Amanda Stern reads an excerpt from ...
Amanda Stern reads an excerpt from "Little Panic"
38 min
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S2. Ep. 07: Megan Angelo reads an excerpt from ...
Megan Angelo reads an excerpt from "Followers"
21 min
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S2. Ep. 06: Garth Greenwell reads an excerpt fr...
Garth Greenwell reads an excerpt from "Cleanness"
38 min
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S2. Ep. 05: Chloe Caldwell reads her essay "The...
Chloe Caldwell reads her essay "The Opposite of Light"
29 min
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S2. Ep. 04: Sopan Deb reads an excerpt from "Mi...
Sopan Deb reads an excerpt from "Missed Translations"
39 min
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S2. Ep. 03: Lauren Groff reads her short story ...
Lauren Groff reads her short story "Flower Hunters"
24 min
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S2. Ep. 02: Tommy Orange reads his short story ...
Tommy Orange reads his short story "Copperopolis"
28 min
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S2. Ep. 01: Stephanie Danler reads an excerpt f...
Stephanie Danler reads an excerpt from her memoir "Stray"
31 min
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Season 2 Coming July 14th
Acclaimed Writers Telling Present Day Radio Dramas
1 min
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S1. Ep. 10: Mitchell S. Jackson reads an excerp...
Mitchell S. Jackson reads an excerpt from his memoir "Survival Math"
59 min
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S1. Ep. 09: Caitlin Doughty reads an excerpt fr...
Caitlin Doughty reads an excerpt from her novel "Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?"
22 min
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S1. Ep. 08: Diksha Basu reads an excerpt from h...
Diksha Basu reads an excerpt from her novel "The Windfall"
25 min
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S1. Ep. 07: Nathan Hill reads an excerpt from h...
Nathan Hill reads an excerpt from his novel "The Nix"
25 min
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S1. Ep. 06: Adelle Waldman reads an excerpt fro...
Adelle Waldman reads an excerpt from her novel "The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P."
36 min
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S1. Ep. 05: Jack Rhysider reads "The Old Church...
Jack Rhysider reads "The Old Church of St. Louis"
36 min
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S1. Ep. 04: Kim Barnes reads an excerpt from he...
Kim Barnes reads an excerpt from her memoir "Hungry for the World"
47 min
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S1. Ep. 03: Matt Gallagher reads his short stor...
Matt Gallagher reads his short story "Know Your Enemy: Celebrating 50 Years of the Forever War"
33 min
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S1. Ep. 02: Lidia Yuknavitch reads her short st...
Lidia Yuknavitch reads her short story "Street Walker"
41 min
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S1. Ep. 01: Mitch Albom reads an excerpt from "...
Mitch Albom reads an excerpt from "Finding Chika"
39 min
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Introducing Storybound
Acclaimed Writers Telling Present Day Radio Dramas
1 min