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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57 Pieces

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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Guest host Kate Burton presents selections from the anthology The Best of Harvard Lampoon, including works by Jonathan Adler, Patricia Marx, and B....

  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Guest host Jane Curtin presents three unusual stories about courtship and romance: “Prince Amilec,” by Tanith Lee, performed by Gildart Jackson; “...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Guest host Michael Cerveris presents two stories about disappointments in love. Kathyrn Erbe performs "La Sainte-Vierge," by Daphne du Maurier, an...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Guest host John Darnielle presents four works about life, death, and what comes after: "My Last Duchess," by Robert Browning, performed by John Da...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Guest host Maulik Pancholy presents works by Riverhead Books authors from a program celebrating the 25th anniversary of this distinguished Penguin ...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Guest host Michael Cerveris presents four pieces based on other works of literature: “Best Worst American,” by Juan Martinez, performed by Cristin ...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Guest host Hope Davis presents two stories about social rituals and unexpected consequences. Jefferson Mays performs "The Luncheon," by Jeffrey Arc...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Guest host David Strathairn presents two stories featuring dreams, ambition, and longing. Strathairn reads Peter Carey's "American Dreams," and Li...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Guest host Maulik Pancholy presents four pieces about identity: “Pride and Joy,” by Etgar Keret, performed by Robert Sean Leonard; “The Tell-Tale...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 43:34
  • Purchases: 6