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Sarah Montague

Senior Producer

Sarah Montague is in her seventeenth year as producer of the fiction series Selected Shorts for WNYC, and also produces features, dramas, and documentaries.

She is an award-winning producer/director of cultural programming for public radio and audio, including the drama series "The Radio Stage" and the documentaries "Titanic: Unsinkable Myth" and "They Made America" (with Sir Harold Evans).   She contributes cultural features, reviews, and news to a range of programs at WNYC, and to wnyc.org, and curated the spoken-word series "Talk to Me" for the station's culture site.   For WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space she has directed radio plays by Tom Stoppard, as well as the revival of Archibald MacLeish's "The Fall of the City."  The production won a 2009 Gracie Award for Best Drama.  She has recently completed a documentary about Tom Stoppard, "T is for Tom," which will be released some time in 2013.

Montague is a former board member of the Association of Independents in Radio and the National Audio Theatre Festivals, and is on the faculty of Eugene Lang College/The New School, where she teaches a range of radio and audio courses.  She has been the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts. In addition to the Gracie Award, she has been recognized by the International Radio Festival and the National Federation of Community Broadcasters.  Montague was also a 1994 Harvestworks Artist-in-Residence.

Sarah Montague appears in the following:

Too Late

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Drastic solutions, last chances, and it’s too late, in three stories hosted by Wyatt Cenac.

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Hope Is The Thing with Feathers

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Over the centuries, hawks have held a special fascination for us: the connection between falconers and their birds run so deep that the animal holds a prominent place in art.

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An Alien and a Gentleman: Celebrating Leonard Nimoy

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Guest host Jane Curtin presents a tribute to a long-time friend of SELECTED SHORTS, Leonard Nimoy, with two of his best readings.

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Art and Artists

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Thinking of blue, a French summer, and surreal home lives.

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Alternative Endings: Mothers and Children

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Knitting for life, and a Biblical game-changer.

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Expecting the Unexpected

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A bad babysitting gig; Walter Mitty conquers all; a future where walking is illegal; and a duck with nine lives.

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Love is Funny

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Love can be funny, even when it’s not.

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More Women in Clothes

Thursday, April 09, 2015

More readings from the bestselling Women in Clothes, and a hat is kidnapped.

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Wondrous Women

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Guest host John Lithgow introduces two stories with strong women.

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In an Instant

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Big moments in small lives in stories by Teju Cole and Salman Rushdie.

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Office Fridges: What Would The Founding Fathers Do?

Monday, March 16, 2015

Your philosophy about how a communal fridge should be used says a lot about how you think society should function. Sporkful listeners call in with contrasting perspectives.

Party Animals

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Party, party, party. Good ones, strange ones, embarrassing ones in stories by Lynda Sexson, Etgar Keret, Sherman Alexie, and David Rakoff.

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Women in Clothes

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Readings from the bestselling Women in Clothes, a global conversation.

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Against All Odds

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Growing up with snakes, and beating the odds.

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Offering Salvation in a Bar: The Iceman Cometh

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Nathan Lane has something to sell, and you don’t want it, in Eugene O’Neill’s great American tragedy.

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A Young Reporter on the Scene at Meet the Breeds

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

In case you missed it, fuzzy pups of all sorts came to to Pier 92 during the Westminster dog show festivities, and we sent 7-year-old reporter Kai Robin to investigate.

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A Best in Show Beagle and Plenty of #WestminsterRejects

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

At this year's Westminster dog show there were nearly 3,000 entrants, but only one winner: A beagle named Miss P. Listeners like you have also been sharing photos of your own pups.

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On the Line at the Westminster Kennel Club

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

'It's an extreme sport for the audience as much as for the dogs."

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Still Winners: Westminster Champions in Retirement

Monday, February 16, 2015

Westminster Kennel Club Best in Show winners go on to become therapy dogs, working mothers, and lawn potatoes.

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Missed Connections

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Finding the girl of your dreams; losing the boy of your dreams; extreme closure, and close encounters with a celeb.

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