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 01, 2020

Moth Playlist: Loss and Love

by The Moth Staff

Storyteller Kate Braestrup says, “walk fearlessly into the house of mourning, for grief is only love that has come up against its oldest challenge.” In honor of Dia de los Muertos and All Souls Day, we dedicate this week’s playlist to the ones we’ve loved and the ones we’ve lost. @media screen and (max-width: 600px) { #LossAndLovePlaylist { width: 350px; }

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Oct 30, 2020

Storytelling School with The Moth: Special Announcement

by Moth EDU

Introducing our first ever All Country High School SLAM Team! The Moth's Education program is incredibly excited to announce that this semester we are piloting an All Country team: a free, virtual workshop for 10th-12th graders from all over the United States. We are now accepting applications for Fall 2020. Applications are due Monday, November 2nd and workshops start on Saturday, November 7th. You can find the application here and email allcity@themoth.org and check out themoth.

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Oct 16, 2020

Moth Playlist: Fortitude

by The Moth Staff

When life throws punches (and wow, does it ever), you’ve got to make like Muhammad Ali–float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, and put up your dukes. Because we think that everyone could use a little strength and encouragement these days, this week’s playlist features storytellers who went the 12 rounds and came out champions.

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Oct 13, 2020

Storytelling School with The Moth: Weekly Storytelling Activity #30

by Moth EDU

Good to see you again - it’s Storytelling School with The Moth! We hope you continue to enjoy, learn, and connect with each other through this series. For this month’s blog, we’re taking a look at a story about accepting all parts of your identity.

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Oct 02, 2020

Moth Playlist: The Dating Game

by The Moth Staff

“Find me a find, catch me a catch.” That’s what the best matchmakers do, but most people are out there struggling on their own, searching for a soulmate, or at the very least, a decent date, and the results are story-worthy.​ This week’s playlist features adventures about the ups and downs of looking for love.

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