Thursday, December 26, 2013
Friday, December 20, 2013
Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents four Christmas-themed works to bring you comfort, joy, and a little sass.
Friday, December 13, 2013
David Sedaris ushers in stories about tough choices, and describes a serious (not) wardrobe crisis.
Friday, December 06, 2013
Best-selling fantasy writer Neil Gaiman presents two provocative stories about wish fulfillment, and chats with SHORTS' literary commentator, and novelist, Hannah Tinti.
Friday, November 22, 2013
We celebrate American master John Updike with readings by Jane Kaczmarek (guest host) and Oscar-winning actress Sally Field
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Friday, November 08, 2013
SELECTED SHORTS honors the memory of our creator and host of Isaiah Sheffer, who died on November 8, 2012., in a reprise of a special program hosted by Colum McCann. For nearly thirty years Sheffer presided over our “celebration of the short story.” He was much loved and is still sorely missed.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Celebrate Halloween with guest host Wyatt Cenac. Listen to an hilarious Frankenstein parody by Robertson Davies, and hear Cenac read Edgar Allan Poe's revenge tale, "The Cask of Amontillado."
Thursday, October 17, 2013
By Alice Munro
On October 10th it was announced that the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature would go to 82-year-old Canadian writer Alice Munro.