Selected Shorts

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  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

One-hour weekly program featuring readings of short fiction by classic and emerging writers read by top Broadway and Hollywood actors (ongoing)

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These programs are available for stations to air in lieu of another program at any time.

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Fundraising Materials for Selected Shorts

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One-hour weekly program featuring readings of short fiction by classic and emerging writers read by top Broadway and Hollywood actors (ongoing). NOTE: This program is available to PRI affiliates. For more information please email memberships@prx.org.

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Holiday specials for Selected Shorts. Available to PRI affiliates only.

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This SELECTED SHORTS four-program holiday sampler includes some shivery stories for Halloween; traditional, and not so traditional, Christmas tales; some food fights; and some strong characters finding their way.


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  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: :30
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Guest host Krista Tippett presents stories and poems that tackle issues of faith and belief. “The Doctor and the Rabbi,” by Aimee Bender, perform...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Guest host Josh Radnor presents works curated by the novelist Richard Price. “The King,” by Isaac Babel, performed by Maggie Gyllenhaal; “A Love A...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Guest host Kate Burton presents three stories about couples in various stages of their relationships. Christina Pickles performs Dorothy Parker’s ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KCPW, Hawaii Public Radio, Colorado Public Radio, WCBE and more


  • Added: Aug 01, 2019
  • Length: 48:27
  • Purchases: 6
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Guest host Dennis O'Hare presents stories about interesting pairs: “The Trip,” by Bruce Jay Friedman, performed by Santino Fontana and Julie Halst...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents three stories about transgressions and omissions. “Initials Etched on a Dining Room Table, Lockeport, Nova...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Guest host Sonia Manzano presents works about seeking love: A dramatic reading of OK Cupid profiles, performed by Giullian Yao Gioiello and Colby ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Guest host David Sedaris presents two ruefully comic stories: “I Live on Your Visits,” by Dorothy Parker, performed by Celeste Holm “Snakebite,” ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Guest host Maulik Pancholy presents two stories about families and how they heal themselves.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Guest host Dennis O'Hare presents first-person accounts, stories, and poems, celebrating the landmark uprising at the Stonewall Inn that helped giv...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:58