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

Posted: Jul-18-2019
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Actor Robert Sean Leonard discusses hosting Selected Shorts with Baristanet. "It's a surprisingly beautiful evening," he says.

Posted: May-8-2019
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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