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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Introducing Missing Pages
Introducing Missing Pages
5 min
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S5. Ep. 18: Tommy Davidson reads an excerpt fro...
Tommy Davidson reads an excerpt from "Living in Color"
20 min
3
S5. Ep. 17: Daniel Abraham reads an excerpt fro...
Daniel Abraham reads an excerpt from "Age of Ash"
24 min
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S5. Ep. 16: Imogen Binnie reads an excerpt from...
Imogen Binnie reads an excerpt from "Nevada"
26 min
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S5. Ep. 15: Vauhini Vara reads an excerpt from ...
Vauhini Vara reads an excerpt from "The Immortal King Rao"
49 min
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S5. Ep. 14: Benjamín Labatut reads an excerpt f...
Benjamín Labatut reads an excerpt from "When We Cease to Understand the World"
51 min
7
REPLAY: Soraya Nadia McDonald reads "Wandering ...
Soraya Nadia McDonald reads "Wandering In Search of Wakanda"
34 min
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S5. Ep. 13: Dan Chaon reads an excerpt from his...
Dan Chaon reads an excerpt from his new book "Sleepwalk"
41 min
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REPLAY: Lidia Yuknavitch reads her short story ...
Lidia Yuknavitch reads her short story "Street Walker"
43 min
10
S5. Ep. 12: Antoine Wilson reads from his new b...
Antoine Wilson reads from his new book "Mouth to Mouth"
48 min
11
REPLAY: Tommy Orange reads his short story "Cop...
REPLAY: Tommy Orange reads his short story "Copperopolis"
28 min
12
S5. Ep. 11: Daniel Sherrell reads excerpts from...
Daniel Sherrell reads excerpts from his book "Warmth"
33 min
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S5. Ep. 10: Stephanie Foo reads an excerpt from...
Stephanie Foo reads an excerpt from "What My Bones Know"
25 min
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S5. Ep. 9: Phil Klay reads his essay "The Citiz...
Phil Klay reads his essay "The Citizen-Soldier: Moral Risk and the Modern Military"
43 min
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S5. Ep. 8: Kim Kelly discusses her book "Fight ...
Kim Kelly discusses her book "Fight Like Hell: The Untold History of American Labor"
28 min
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S5. Ep. 7: Anna Sale talks about her book "Let'...
Anna Sale talks about her book "Let's Talk About Hard Things"
42 min
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S5. Ep. 6: Melissa Chadburn reads from her essa...
Melissa Chadburn reads from her essay "The Throwaways"
31 min
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S5. Ep. 5: Andrew Lipstein reads excerpts from ...
Andrew Lipstein reads excerpts from "Last Resort"
34 min
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From Talk Easy: Margaret Atwood’s Burning Quest...
From Talk Easy: Margaret Atwood’s Burning Questions
20 min
20
S5. Ep. 4: Tommy Tomlinson reads an excerpt fro...
Tommy Tomlinson reads an excerpt from "The Elephant in the Room: One Fat Man's Quest to Get Smaller in a Growing America"
47 min
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S5. Ep. 3: Daniel A. Olivas reads an excerpt fr...
Daniel A. Olivas reads an excerpt from "How to Date a Flying Mexican"
44 min
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S5. Ep. 2: Danté Stewart reads an excerpt from ...
Danté Stewart reads an excerpt from "Shoutin’ In The Fire: An American Epistle"
30 min
23
S5. Ep. 1: Debbie Millman discusses her book "W...
Debbie Millman discusses her book "Why Design Matters," featuring David Byrne, Saeed Jones, Ira Glass, and more
41 min
24
Season 5 coming March 8th
Acclaimed Writers Telling Present Day Radio Dramas
0 min
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BONUS: Chuck Klosterman reads two stories from ...
BONUS: Chuck Klosterman reads two stories from "Raised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction"
35 min
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BONUS: Brianna Barrett presents "Florence Fane ...
BONUS: Brianna Barrett presents "Florence Fane in San Francisco"
44 min
27
REPLAY: Mitchell S. Jackson reads an excerpt fr...
REPLAY: Mitchell S. Jackson reads an excerpt from his memoir "Survival Math"
59 min
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BONUS: Tamara Winfrey-Harris reads an excerpt f...
BONUS: Tamara Winfrey-Harris reads an excerpt from "Dear Black Girl: Letters From Your Sisters on Stepping Into Your Power,"
19 min
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REPLAY: Deesha Philyaw reads "The Secret Lives ...
REPLAY: Deesha Philyaw reads "The Secret Lives of Church Ladies"
35 min
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BONUS: Jude Brewer's award-winning "Buzzy"
BONUS: Jude Brewer's award-winning "Buzzy"
6 min
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S4. Ep. 21: Clint Smith reads an excerpt from "...
Clint Smith reads an excerpt from "How the Word Is Passed"
30 min
32
REPLAY: Ruth Reichl reads Letters to the Editor...
Ruth Reichl reads Letters to the Editor from Thanksgiving issues of Gourmet Magazine
25 min
33
REPLAY: Omar El Akkad reads excerpts from "Amer...
Omar El Akkad reads excerpts from "American War" and "What Strange Paradise"
26 min
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S4. Ep. 20: Dawnie Walton reads an excerpt from...
Dawnie Walton reads an excerpt from "The Final Revival of Opal & Nev"
34 min
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S4. Ep. 19: Jason Brown reads his story, "A Fai...
Jason Brown reads his story, "A Faithful but Melancholy Account of Several Barbarities Lately Committed"
31 min
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REPLAY: Charlie Jane Anders reads an excerpt fr...
Charlie Jane Anders reads an excerpt from "Victories Greater Than Death"
36 min
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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"
42 min
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S4. Ep. 16: Leigh Newman reads her short story ...
Leigh Newman reads her story "Howl Palace"
35 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
57
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
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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
68
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
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S3. Ep. 2: Madhuri Vijay reads an excerpt from ...
Madhuri Vijay reads an excerpt from "The Far Field"
24 min
76
S3. Ep. 1: Junot Díaz reads "Aurora"
Junot Díaz reads "Aurora"
45 min
77
Season 3 Coming December 8th
Acclaimed Writers Telling Present Day Radio Dramas
1 min
78
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
79
S2. Ep. 11: Stephanie Danler reads (a second!) ...
Stephanie Danler reads (another) excerpt from her memoir "Stray"
17 min
80
Introducing The History of literature
Introducing The History of literature
38 min
81
Etgar Keret reads Rock Solid Wife (from Israel ...
Etgar Keret reads Rock Solid Wife (from Israel Story)
12 min
82
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
84
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
91
S2. Ep. 02: Tommy Orange reads his short story ...
Tommy Orange reads his short story "Copperopolis"
28 min
92
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