Dispatches from the Moth

Explore interviews, storytelling tips, playlists and other Mothy fun curated by our staff and community.

Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Nov 09, 2022

The MOTHerview: A Deeper Dive with Nina McConigly and her Story, “Sorry Sari”

by The Moth

Our MOTHerview is a interview featuring a Moth storyteller. This month's MOTHerview features Nina Mcconigley, whose story "Sorry, Sari" begins with Nina coming of age as an Indian young woman in a Wyoming and tackles mother-daughter relationships, cultural and generational divides and the beauty in traditions.

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Nov 08, 2022

​Storytelling School with The Moth: Monthly Lesson #54: TELLING ON YOURSELF

by The Moth Staff

Storytelling School with The Moth: Monthly Lesson #54: TELLING ON YOURSELF: “Yu-Gi-Oh” - Andrew McGill Storytelling School at The Moth is here to kick off the holiday season! This month we’re featuring “Yu-Gi-Oh” by teller Andrew McGill, which was featured on the Let It Go episode of The Moth Radio Hour in October 2018. Andrew is a storyteller, SLAM host, instructor in our storytelling workshops, and this season, in his role as a public school teacher, he is...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Oct 17, 2022

Moth Playlist: Spooky

by The Moth Staff

Boo! ‘Tis the season to get a little creeped out. Hauntings, spells, curses, unexplained events, and things that go bump in the night are what this playlist is all about. Edgar Oliver: The Backyard on 36th street Edgar Oliver propagates monsters in his backyard. Dame Wilburn: The Curse Dame Wilburn is told that she is cursed and decides to try and lift the curse herself. Amir Baghadadchi: Hayride to...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Oct 11, 2022

Storytelling School with The Moth: Monthly Lesson #53: Returns and Reflections

by The Moth Staff

Storytelling School with The Moth Lesson #53: Returns and Reflections “Knock Offs” - Edgar Ruiz Jr. INTRODUCTORY GREETINGS This month’s blog was guest authored by Emily Couch. Emily is the Producer of Special Projects & Radio at The Moth, which means she works behind the scenes supporting the organization’s artistic staff – including the authors of How to Tell a Story, which is in bookstores now! At The Moth, we believe that change is an important...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Oct 11, 2022

Honoring our Native American tellers

by The Moth

To celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day on October 10th, we’ve put together a playlist of stories from some of our Native American tellers.

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