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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Sep 14, 2022

Storytelling School with The Moth: Monthly Lesson #52: TENSION

by The Moth Staff

Storytelling School with The Moth: Monthly Lesson #52: TENSION “RUNNIN’ THE STREETS” - Aisha Rodriguez It’s back to school season and Storytelling School with The Moth will help you start the school year off with stories in mind! This month’s story is about protection and safety. We first met Aisha at an 8-week Education residency with her high school, The Beacon School, in New York City. The Moth’s Education program partners with schools in the NYC area to provide the space and t...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jul 26, 2022

The MOTHerview: Questions for Aleeza Kazmi about her story “Pastels and Crayons”

by The Moth Staff

The MOTHerview: Questions for Aleeza Kazmi about her story “Pastels and Crayons” Edited by Suzanne Rust How did you know that this was The Moth story you had to tell? One of my favorite things about developing a Moth story is that sometimes truths about an experience reveal themselves in the process of crafting the story. And that was certainly true about “Pastels and Crayons.” I knew it was an important experience that triggered a change in my life, but it was only through The ...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jul 26, 2022

Storytelling School with The Moth: Monthly Storytelling Activity Lesson #51

by The Moth Staff

Lesson #51: THE WORLD AS IT WAS - “War and Popcorn” - Mariam Bazeed INTRODUCTORY GREETINGS Storytelling School with The Moth is here to keep your storytelling-brains churning even while on Summer break! This month, we’re taking a look at a story about family and home. We first met Mariam in a Community Workshop with Muslim Writer’s Collective. The Moth Community Program provides the space, tools and expertise for people to practice the art and craft of personal s...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jun 30, 2022

A Message from The Moth on Roe v. Wade

by The Moth

Hello Moth Community, Although we knew it was coming, we were deeply shaken when we heard the news about the Supreme Court’s decision to reverse Roe V. Wade. We’ve been preparing for this decision to happen for weeks. In early June, we produced a special episode of The Moth Podcast and created a playlist of stories about the importance of bodily autonomy. None of that changes the fact that after the ruling was made public, we found ourselves at a loss for words. As we process this news,...

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