Dispatches from the Moth


Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Feb 05, 2018

A Brief Update About The Moth Podcast in 2018

by Liam O'Brien

If you're a subscriber to the Moth Podcast (and if you're not—get on that!), you may have noticed something a little different last week. Namely, that there were two new episodes in your feed, versus the usual one. No, you're not dreaming! We're trying something new. When we air one of our favorite repeat episodes of The Moth Radio Hour on your local public radio station, you'll now be able to listen to that episode the following Tuesday on our podcast feed. Then, just a few days later ...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Feb 02, 2017

Storytelling and The Power of Meaning

by The Moth Staff

What makes life meaningful for you? Writer Emily Esfahani Smith has dedicated her latest book to answering that question, and an entire chapter to the role of storytelling. She interviewed our Artistic Director, Catherine Burns, to learn about the story crafting process. Emily's book The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters is available on Amazon. We highly recommend it! Learn more about her work at http://emilyesfahanismith.com/, and read an excerpt from the...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Apr 21, 2016

Welcome to Our New Website

by Sarah Haberman, Executive Director

Hello Moth Fans, It’s an exciting couple of weeks here at Moth HQ. We’re unveiling a few big things that we’ve been working on behind the scenes -- all to make The Moth more accessible and storytelling more discoverable online. First, notice anything different here? We’ve just launched the latest incarnation of The Moth website. Our redesign process kicked off by listening to those who listen to us. We surveyed 1500 Moth fans – asking about their experiences and needs. So, in addition to gi...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Aug 07, 2013

The Moth Is Now In Print… With A Special Offer!

by The Moth Staff

Dear Moth Friends, We are thrilled to announce the forthcoming publication of the first-ever Moth book: The Moth: 50 True Stories (Hyperion) Preface by Adam Gopnik, foreward by George Dawes Green, edited and with an introduction by Catherine Burns For the first time in print, The Moth presents fifty spellbinding, soul-bearing stories selected from our archive. The same magic you’ve witnessed on the stage, now available in our very first book. (The next best thing to having fifty cool p...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jan 04, 2013

SLAM Expansion! StorySLAMs for San Francisco and the Twin Cities, GrandSLAMs for Pittsburgh and Louisville!

by The Moth Staff

Exciting news raconteurs – we’re ringing in 2013 with a SLAM expansion! We’ve got new StorySLAMs and GrandSLAMs all around the country. Get your stories ready, because starting this January two new cities are getting their very own monthly Moth StorySLAM series. That’s right, Minneapolis and San Francisco. We heard you, and we’re coming. The Minneapolis/St. Paul Moth StorySLAM will launch on Wednesday, January 30th at Amsterdam Bar and Hall and will continue on ...

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