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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BONUS: Chuck Klosterman reads two stories from ...
BONUS: Chuck Klosterman reads two stories from "Raised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction"
35 min
2
BONUS: Brianna Barrett presents "Florence Fane ...
BONUS: Brianna Barrett presents "Florence Fane in San Francisco"
44 min
3
REPLAY: Mitchell S. Jackson reads an excerpt fr...
REPLAY: Mitchell S. Jackson reads an excerpt from his memoir "Survival Math"
59 min
4
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
5
REPLAY: Deesha Philyaw reads "The Secret Lives ...
REPLAY: Deesha Philyaw reads "The Secret Lives of Church Ladies"
35 min
6
BONUS: Jude Brewer's award-winning "Buzzy"
BONUS: Jude Brewer's award-winning "Buzzy"
6 min
7
S4. Ep. 21: Clint Smith reads an excerpt from "...
Clint Smith reads an excerpt from "How the Word Is Passed"
30 min
8
REPLAY: Ruth Reichl reads Letters to the Editor...
Ruth Reichl reads Letters to the Editor from Thanksgiving issues of Gourmet Magazine
25 min
9
REPLAY: Omar El Akkad reads excerpts from "Amer...
Omar El Akkad reads excerpts from "American War" and "What Strange Paradise"
26 min
10
S4. Ep. 20: Dawnie Walton reads an excerpt from...
Dawnie Walton reads an excerpt from "The Final Revival of Opal & Nev"
34 min
11
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
12
REPLAY: Charlie Jane Anders reads an excerpt fr...
Charlie Jane Anders reads an excerpt from "Victories Greater Than Death"
36 min
13
REPLAY: National Book Award Finalist Robert Jon...
National Book Award Finalist Robert Jones Jr. reads an excerpt of "The Prophets"
36 min
14
REPLAY: National Book Award Finalist Lauren Gro...
National Book Award Finalist Lauren Groff reads her short story "Flower Hunters"
25 min
15
S4. Ep. 18: Elizabeth McCracken reads her short...
Elizabeth McCracken reads her short story, "It's Not You"
35 min
16
S4. Ep. 17: Marian Crotty reads her short story...
Marian Crotty reads her short story, "Halloween"
42 min
17
S4. Ep. 16: Leigh Newman reads her short story ...
Leigh Newman reads her story "Howl Palace"
35 min
18
S4. Ep. 15: Sarah Thankam Mathews reads her sh...
Sarah Thankam Mathews reads her story "Rubberdust"
26 min
19
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
20
S4. Ep. 13: William Pei Shih reads an excerpt f...
William Pei Shih reads an excerpt from "The Enlightenment"
36 min
21
S4. Ep. 12: Meng Jin reads an excerpt from her ...
Meng Jin reads an excerpt from her story "In the Event"
37 min
22
S4. Ep. 11: Myriam Gurba reads her short story,...
Myriam Gurba reads her story, "Writing Ourselves Into Bed"
42 min
23
S4. Ep. 10: Anna Reeser reads her short story, ...
Anna Reeser reads her short story, "Octopus VII"
34 min
24
S4. Ep. 9: Ruth Wariner reads an excerpt from "...
Ruth Wariner reads an excerpt from "The Sound of Gravel"
30 min
25
S4. Ep 8: Scott Nadelson reads his short story ...
Scott Nadelson reads his short story "Liberté"
34 min
26
S4. Ep. 7: Joseph Fink and Meg Bashwiner read e...
Joseph Fink and Meg Bashwiner read excerpts from "The First Ten Years"
52 min
27
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
28
S4. Ep. 5: Omar El Akkad reads excerpts from "A...
Omar El Akkad reads excerpts from "American War" and "What Strange Paradise"
25 min
29
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
30
S4. Ep. 3: Matt Haig reads an excerpt from "The...
Matt Haig reads an excerpt from "The Midnight Library"
25 min
31
S4. Ep. 2: Morgan Jerkins reads an excerpt from...
Morgan Jerkins reads an excerpt from "Caul Baby"
24 min
32
S4. Ep. 1: Chuck Klosterman reads an excerpt fr...
Chuck Klosterman reads an excerpt from "Raised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction"
23 min
33
Season 4 Coming June 8th
Acclaimed Writers Telling Present Day Radio Dramas
1 min
34
S3. Ep. 16: Laurie Frankel reads an excerpt fro...
Laurie Frankel reads an excerpt from "One, Two, Three"
22 min
35
Introducing Overdue
Introducing Overdue
56 min
36
S3. Ep. 15: Madhuri Vijay reads an excerpt from...
Madhuri Vijay reads an excerpt from "The Far Field"
24 min
37
Introducing Book Dreams
Introducing Book Dreams
6 min
38
Introducing Trail Weight
Introducing Trail Weight
8 min
39
S3. Ep. 14: Shayla Lawson reads an excerpt from...
Shayla Lawson reads an excerpt from "This Is Major"
24 min
40
S3. Ep. 13: Laurie Frankel reads an excerpt of ...
Laurie Frankel reads an excerpt of "One Two Three"
31 min
41
S3. Ep. 12: Mark Russell reads from his comic "...
Mark Russell reads from his comic "Second Coming"
24 min
42
S3. Ep. 11: Robert Jones Jr. reads an excerpt o...
Robert Jones Jr. reads an excerpt of "The Prophets"
34 min
43
S3. Ep. 10: Deesha Philyaw reads "The Secret Li...
Deesha Philyaw reads "The Secret Lives of Church Ladies"
35 min
44
S3. Ep. 9: Shayla Lawson reads "Black Lives Mat...
Shayla Lawson reads "Black Lives Matter, Yard Signs Matter"
36 min
45
S3. Ep. 8: Soraya Nadia McDonald reads "Wanderi...
Soraya Nadia McDonald reads "Wandering In Search of Wakanda"
36 min
46
S3. Ep. 7: Jason Diamond reads an excerpt from ...
Jason Diamond reads an excerpt from "The Sprawl"
34 min
47
S3. Ep. 6: Noé Álvarez reads an excerpt from "S...
Noé Álvarez reads an excerpt from "Spirit Run"
31 min
48
S3. Ep. 5: Paul Lisicky reads an excerpt from "...
Paul Lisicky reads an excerpt from "Later"
34 min
49
S3. Ep. 4: Charlie Jane Anders reads an excerpt...
Charlie Jane Anders reads an excerpt from "Victories Greater Than Death"
35 min
50
S3. Ep. 3: Andy Greenberg reads an excerpt from...
Andy Greenberg reads an excerpt from "Sandworm"
25 min
51
S3. Ep. 2: Madhuri Vijay reads an excerpt from ...
Madhuri Vijay reads an excerpt from "The Far Field"
24 min
52
S3. Ep. 1: Junot Díaz reads "Aurora"
Junot Díaz reads "Aurora"
45 min
53
Season 3 Coming December 8th
Acclaimed Writers Telling Present Day Radio Dramas
1 min
54
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
55
S2. Ep. 11: Stephanie Danler reads (a second!) ...
Stephanie Danler reads (another) excerpt from her memoir "Stray"
17 min
56
Introducing The History of literature
Introducing The History of literature
38 min
57
Etgar Keret reads Rock Solid Wife (from Israel ...
Etgar Keret reads Rock Solid Wife (from Israel Story)
12 min
58
Introducing The Chronicles of Now
Introducing The Chronicles of Now
18 min
59
S2. Ep. 10: Phil Klay reads an excerpt from "Mi...
Phil Klay reads an excerpt from "Missionaries"
38 min
60
S2. Ep. 09: Yaa Gyasi reads an excerpt from "Tr...
Yaa Gyasi reads an excerpt from "Transcendent Kingdom"
36 min
61
S2. Ep. 08: Amanda Stern reads an excerpt from ...
Amanda Stern reads an excerpt from "Little Panic"
38 min
62
S2. Ep. 07: Megan Angelo reads an excerpt from ...
Megan Angelo reads an excerpt from "Followers"
21 min
63
S2. Ep. 06: Garth Greenwell reads an excerpt fr...
Garth Greenwell reads an excerpt from "Cleanness"
38 min
64
S2. Ep. 05: Chloe Caldwell reads her essay "The...
Chloe Caldwell reads her essay "The Opposite of Light"
29 min
65
S2. Ep. 04: Sopan Deb reads an excerpt from "Mi...
Sopan Deb reads an excerpt from "Missed Translations"
39 min
66
S2. Ep. 03: Lauren Groff reads her short story ...
Lauren Groff reads her short story "Flower Hunters"
24 min
67
S2. Ep. 02: Tommy Orange reads his short story ...
Tommy Orange reads his short story "Copperopolis"
28 min
68
S2. Ep. 01: Stephanie Danler reads an excerpt f...
Stephanie Danler reads an excerpt from her memoir "Stray"
31 min
69
Season 2 Coming July 14th
Acclaimed Writers Telling Present Day Radio Dramas
1 min
70
S1. Ep. 10: Mitchell S. Jackson reads an excerp...
Mitchell S. Jackson reads an excerpt from his memoir "Survival Math"
59 min
71
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
72
S1. Ep. 08: Diksha Basu reads an excerpt from h...
Diksha Basu reads an excerpt from her novel "The Windfall"
25 min
73
S1. Ep. 07: Nathan Hill reads an excerpt from h...
Nathan Hill reads an excerpt from his novel "The Nix"
25 min
74
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
75
S1. Ep. 05: Jack Rhysider reads "The Old Church...
Jack Rhysider reads "The Old Church of St. Louis"
36 min
76
S1. Ep. 04: Kim Barnes reads an excerpt from he...
Kim Barnes reads an excerpt from her memoir "Hungry for the World"
47 min
77
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
78
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
80
Introducing Storybound
Acclaimed Writers Telling Present Day Radio Dramas
1 min