On Story
In Search Of Kopfkino: Writing To Be Heard
David Hewson, author of "Romeo and Juliet: A Novel," explains how he writes for the audio format, a distinct craft that's gaining value among novelists. Read now
The Listening Life
Dangerous, Necessary, And Human: Kelly McEvers On Audio Journalism Right Now
She's now the co-host of "All Things Considered," but the intrepid reporter has spent 20 years risking her life to capture important audio stories from the world's most dangerous places. Read now
On Voice
My Queens Accent Got Me A Book Deal (Well, Kind Of)
Hear The Moth's Tara Clancy pay tribute to the role her voice has played in her success as a teller of hilarious, moving stories. Read now
On Story
John Scalzi: Writing For Audio Made Me A Better Writer, Period
Cut dialogue tags and consider the narrator -- tips from the Hugo Award-winning author of Audible Studios' "The Dispatcher." Read now
On Story
Hear Richard Armitage On The Romeo And Juliet You Didn't Know
Shakespeare wasn't the first to tell the story of the star-cross'd lovers nor was he the last. David Hewson's new novel, written exclusively for audio, puts a different spin on the tale -- with help from this honey-voiced actor. Read now
The Listening Life
The Prize For This Contest Is The Best: A Celebrity Reads Your Short Story
In the Portable Story Series contest, the winning work is narrated by acclaimed actors, and proceeds go to charities. It's a win-win-win. Read now
On Story
Roxane Gay Talks To Brit Bennett About Her Compelling Debut Novel 'The Mothers'
The author talks about creating a sense of place that is both specific and universal, writing against stereotypes, and striving toward empathy. Read now