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:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Love can be funny, even when it’s not.
Thursday, April 09, 2015
More readings from the bestselling Women in Clothes, and a hat is kidnapped.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Guest host John Lithgow introduces two stories with strong women.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Big moments in small lives in stories by Teju Cole and Salman Rushdie.
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.
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.
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Readings from the bestselling Women in Clothes, a global conversation.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Growing up with snakes, and beating the odds.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Nathan Lane has something to sell, and you don’t want it, in Eugene O’Neill’s great American tragedy.
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.
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.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
'It's an extreme sport for the audience as much as for the dogs."
Monday, February 16, 2015
Westminster Kennel Club Best in Show winners go on to become therapy dogs, working mothers, and lawn potatoes.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Finding the girl of your dreams; losing the boy of your dreams; extreme closure, and close encounters with a celeb.
Thursday, February 05, 2015
The hare beats the tortoise, great writers steal—literally—and a brand-name cereal can change your life, in three antic tales from BJ Novak.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
David Sedaris, who was a friend of the late David Rakoff’s, praises him as a “lover of language” who “could read anything" in this special tribute episode.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
An abduction, a rejection, and a reconciliation in three stories presented by David Sedaris.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Guest host David Sedaris presents three stories about difficult choices.
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Dogs are love, wacky wedding announcements, and a father-son story.
Thursday, January 01, 2015
The conclusion of James Joyce’s classic story of family, memory, and lost love.