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Storybound

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Storybound is a radio theater program designed for the podcast age. In each episode, listeners will be treated to their favorite authors and writers reading some of their most impactful stories, designed with powerful and immersive sound environments. Brought to you by Lit Hub Radio and The Podglome… read more

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REPLAY: National Book Award Finalist Robert Jones Jr. reads an excerpt of "The Prophets"

For the next few weeks, Storybound will honor 2021 National Book Awards finalists who have appeared on this show by re-airing their episodes. This week, Robert Jones Jr. reads from his debut novel "The Prophets", with sound design and music composition from Josh Garrels.

Robert Jones, Jr. is a writer from New York City. He received his B.F.A., magna cum laude, in creative writing, and M.F.A. in fiction from Brooklyn College. He is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He has written for numerous publications, including The New York TimesEssence, and The Paris Review. He is the creator and curator of the social justice social media community Son of Baldwin, which has over 275,000 members across platforms. "The Prophets," is a finalist for the 2021 National Book Award.

Singer/songwriter Josh Garrels has built his career on deeply personal, introspective lyrics and exploratory sounds that range from pastoral indie folk to hip-hop. Emerging in the early 2000s, he is the co-founder of Small Voice Records, on which he issued 2008's Jacaranda. In 2015, he landed on the Billboard 200 with Home.

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Storybound is hosted by Jude Brewer and brought to you by The Podglomerate and Lit Hub Radio. Let us know what you think of the show on Instagram and Twitter @storyboundpod.


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Since you're listening to Storybound, you might enjoy reading, writing, and storytelling. We'd like to suggest you also try the History of Literature or Book Dreams.

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