It's story time ... for adults. Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on new life when they are performed by stars of stage and screen. Experience the hit public radio series and podcast, Selected Shorts, live for an evening of funny, moving and unforgettable readings.

Posted: Apr-2-2014
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Selected Shorts will travel to the Chautauqua Institution in upstate NY for a special 'On Tour' performance on July 16, 2018.

Posted: Jun-10-2018
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"Hearing your own story read aloud by someone else — if the reader is as good as those involved in Selected Shorts — is a bit like seeing your daughter dancing with John Travolta. It’s unsettling, but you’re proud of the way she moves. Who knew?"


— Roy Blount, Jr.
Posted: Jun-28-2018