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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts / Panoply

Arts, Performing Arts

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Performing Arts 22
Arts 55

Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.

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October 6th, 2015

Episode 59 of 154 episodes

Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents two stories about finding happiness in unexpected places. In Michel Faber’s “Vanilla Bright Like Eminem” a single moment illuminates the life of a family. The reader is Daniel Gerroll. In Roxanne Gay’s “North Country,” an academic is a fish out of water in a backwoods community, until love finds her. Adepero Oduye reads.

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