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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. 

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 Episode #92 - Ananda Lima

Chicago author Ananda Lima was born in Brasilia, Brazil, and made her way to Illinois via Australia and New York while working in the field of linguis...

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 Episode #91 - Jess Bowers: "Granddad Swam"

Missouri author Jess Bowers began her lifelong love affair with horses while still a child in her hometown of York, Pennsylvania - but she wasn't born...

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 Episode #90 - Trent Lewin: "The Longest Day"

This emerging Canadian author writes under the pseudonym of Trent Lewin. "It was specifically picked so that I could elude the reality in which I’d li...

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 Episode #89 - Andrea Bishop: "Ice Created Layer Upon Layer"

Vancouver, Canada author Andrea Bishop has been awarded a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts to complete her first collection of short stories...

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 Episode #88 - Dave Gregory: "Last Jump Off the Lift Bridge"

Canadian author Dave Gregory writes fiction on a wide variety of topics. But with his stories based on experiences shared in the oral tradition by his...

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 Episode #87 - Tommy Dean: "Naming the Darkness"

No stranger to hard work, Indiana author Tommy Dean toiled in the corn fields of his youth, dreaming of basketball or baseball stardom. He's drawn to ...

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 Episode #86 - Amy Cipolla Barnes: Four Flash Stories

Tennessee author Amy Cipolla Barnes grew up in the Great Plains, where her grandparents owned and operated a farm. In her fiction and other writing, o...

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 Episode #85 - Keith Hood: "Utility"

Michigan author Keith Hood can remember with clarity the day the riots of 1967 came right up to the front door of his childhood Detroit home. In his f...

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Episode #84 - Chaya Bhuvaneswar: "Wormhole" (an excerpt)

Massachusetts author Chaya Bhuvaneswar is a practicing psychiatrist in the Boston area who joins a long tradition of doctors who have written poetry a...

Wednesday, February 7, 2024 Episode #83 - Doug Brown: "My Bohemian Baptism"

Pennsylvania author Doug Brown's debut story collection My Bohemian Baptism and Then Some (Serif Press) is a testament to his determination to ne...

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 Episode #82 - Mark Wish and Elizabeth Coffey of COOLEST AMERICAN STORIES

COOLEST AMERICAN STORIES is the brainchild of authors Mark Wish and Elizabeth Coffey, whose combined years working in the publishing industry has give...

Wednesday, January 24, 2024 Episode #81 - Alyson Mosquera Dutemple: Four Flash Stories

New Jersey author Alyson Mosquera Dutemple began her professional career working in film production. The pressures of being on-set soon had her turnin...

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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