Dispatches from the Moth

Explore interviews, storytelling tips, playlists and other Mothy fun curated by our staff and community. New dispatches are posted every other Tuesday.

Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: May 20, 2011

The MothSHOP Community Education Program Takes Center Stage

by The Moth

Last Monday, WABC-TV ran a news segment that provided an excellent behind-the-scenes look at our MothSHOP Community Education Program’s work with students at Bronx Preparatory Charter School. Launched in 2000 in an effort to reach storytellers who might not find their way to us, The MothSHOP Community Education Program teaches storytelling principles to students and disenfranchised adults in underserved neighborhoods, then shares those stories within the community and beyond, giving platform ...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Apr 12, 2011

The Moth Radio Hour wins Peabody Award

by Joan D. Firestone, Executive Director

We are thrilled to announce that The Moth Radio Hour is the winner of a 2010 Peabody Award, the highest honor in broadcasting. “Storytelling, likely the oldest art, is revered and reinvigorated by this hour for everyday raconteurs,” wrote the Peabody judges. On behalf of The Moth staff and board of directors, I want to extend our thanks to all of you who make our work possible. A very special thanks to our incredibly talented radio partners: Jay Allison and Viki Merrick at Atlantic Public Med...

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