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Occasional Magic

From storytelling phenomenon The Moth, a new collection of unforgettable true stories about finding the courage to face the impossible, drawn from the very best ever told on their stages.

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“How fortunate we are that these storytellers were willing to channel their inner memories into these strong and radiant stories.” –Meg Wolitzer, From The Foreword

Carefully selected by the creative minds at The Moth, and adapted to the page to preserve the raw energy of live storytelling, OCCASIONAL MAGIC features voices familiar and new. Alongside Adam Gopnik, Krista Tippett, Andrew Solomon, Rosanne Cash, Ophira Eisenberg, and Wang Ping, storytellers from around the world share times when, in the face of challenging situations, they found moments of beauty, wonder, and clarity, shedding light on their lives and helping them find a path forward.

Praise for Occasional Magic:

"[A] roller coaster of raw emotions…each story is as captivating as the one before it. If the Moth’s live events are full of people gently holding their beating hearts up to the mic in front of a breathless audience, these written adaptations definitely do such sacrifices justice."—Booklist

"Captivating, artfully wrought tales."—Kirkus Reviews

"Full of emotion, humor, and vulnerability, these stories skillfully illustrate and evoke empathy for the human condition." —Library Journal, Starred Reviews


Want to win a free copy of OCCASIONAL MAGIC? Visit our Instagram page and comment on our giveaway post and tag two friends to enter! It’s open through March 24, 2019, and we’ll pick a winner on Monday, March 25th, 2019!

Terms & Conditions:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE CONTEST (“CONTEST”) Entry into this Contest constitutes your acceptance of these Official Rules.

Contest Entry Dates: March 19, 2019 through March 24, 2019.

Who May Enter: The Contest is open to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, age eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry. One entry per person.

How to Enter: To enter, follow directions as outlined on the Moth’s Instagram page (https://www.instagram.com/mothstories/?hl=en). All entries must be received by date and time outlined. Entry must be the original work of the contestant, may not have been previously published, must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person and must not violate any law.

The Moth reserves the right to disqualify any Entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion.

How to Win: The winner will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received by March 24, 2019. All decisions are final and binding. Drawing may be done  thorough an electronic medium designed to randomly select an entry or chosen at random by Moth staff.

Winner Notification: A winner will be determined after the Contest’s end date and will notified by direct message via Instagram.