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The SHORT STORY TODAY podcast features the best of today's emerging short story writers. Each episode contains a professional audiobook performance of a story and an author interview. 

Friday, April 29, 2022 Episode #17 - Bret Harte

In "A Mother of Five," Bret Harte, one of the true masters of the short story form, composes a heartwarming tale of the wanderings of a litt...

Friday, April 22, 2022 Episode #16 - H. G. Wells

In his short story "The Magic Shop," the British titan of science fiction, H. G. Wells conjures up a shape-shifting world inside a mysteriou...

Friday, April 15, 2022 Episode #15 - Sherwood Anderson

"Death in the Woods"   In this masterpiece by American author Sherwood Anderson, the meaning of life (and death) are brought home to a man a...

Friday, April 8, 2022 Episode #14 - Virginia Woolf Gets Another Episode - She's a Fan Fave!

We bring Virginia back again because we can't ever get enough of her. The story this time is "Solid Objects," a whimsical  yet surprisi...

Friday, April 1, 2022 Episode #13 - Virginia Woolf

We honor the innovative British author of the Bloomsbury Set this week with a reading of her weird and wonderful short story, "Kew Gardens,"...

Thursday, March 24, 2022 Episode #12 - James Joyce (Special edition: crossover episode with Get Lit Podcast)

SHORT STORY TODAY and GET LIT, the literary history podcast join forces this week for Reading Ireland Month with crossover episodes devoted to the mig...

Friday, March 18, 2022 Episode #11 - Willa Cather

In this episode, the revered American author Willa Cather transports us to the farmlands of Nebraska in the evocative short story, "The Enchanted...

Thursday, March 10, 2022 Episode #10 - D. H. Lawrence

The divisive and prolific D. H. Lawrence graces SHORT STORY TODAY this week with the humorous “Rawdon’s Roof,” about a man who, for mysterious reasons...

Friday, March 4, 2022 Episode #9 - E. M. Forster

E. M. Forster's short story, "The Road From Colonus," examines the life of an old man during his final holiday in Greece - a trip he has looked forw...

Friday, February 25, 2022 Episode #8 - Edith Wharton

In this episode we have some fun with a ghost story by the redoubtable Edith Wharton. In "Miss Mary Pask," an American painter who is trying...

Thursday, February 17, 2022 Episode #7 - F. Scott Fitzgerald (Part 2)

F. Scott Fitzgerald takes the spotlight this time with "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" - Part 2.  It's a fantastic tale of an unu...

Thursday, February 10, 2022 Episode #6 - F. Scott Fitzgerald (Part 1)

F. Scott Fitzgerald takes the spotlight this time with "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." It's a fantastic tale of an unusual life,...

About The Show

A weekly podcast hosted by Jon DiSavino. It celebrates the enduring and compact literary form known as - you guessed it - the short story. But more importantly, it gives listeners an opportunity to hear the work of some of the best emerging writers of today. Each episode begins with an interview with the week's guest author, and ends with a professional audiobook production of a story by that author.

Jon DiSavino is an actor, stage director and voice artist. In the last few years he has begun producing and narrating audiobooks. His most recent release is a holiday book for young audiences: The Toe Mittens Christmas by Ross D. Clay. You can listen to a sample on the Audible.com website: https://www.audible.com/pd/The-Toe-Mittens-Christmas-Audiobook/B0BRQZKLYT
 
For more information, please visit his website: https://www.jondisavino.com

Music used on the podcast is by C. S. Fuqua : https://csfuqua.bandcamp.com/ and Matt Hawkins: https://matthawkinssingingsomesongs.bandcamp.com/

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