Season Two of the Word for Wordcast begins this week!
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It’s our incredible pleasure to announce the upcoming second season of the WORD for WORDcast! Join us on Thursday, July 22 as we release Season Two’s first episode, “The Appropriation of Cultures” by Percival Everett. Season Two continues through the rest of 2021 and features such authors as Anna Maria Ortese, George Saunders, and Toni Cade Bambara. We hope you’ll join us as we continue to bring your favorite short stories from the page to the airwaves (and smart phones, and home computers…) Happy listening!
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Percival Everett has said: “Since telling the South Carolina State Legislature in 1989 that I couldn’t continue my address because of the presence of such a conspicuous sign of exclusion [the confederate flag], I have not really considered South Carolina.” This is a wickedly subversive story,...
Published 08/03/21
Published 08/03/21
“Books & Roses” is the story of Montserrat, a foundling left in a Catalonian chapel at the feet of the Virgin de Montserrat. Her only possessions are a key hanging on a golden chain around her neck, and a note. Cared for by the monks of the order, she grows up and finds work in a laundry,...
Published 03/01/21