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Finally an annual collection of the best nonfiction audio stories pulled from podcasts, radio, and audiobooks, featuring a foreword by bestselling author, and audio fan, David Sedaris.
The Best Audio Storytelling is a new collection of thirteen of the year’s best nonfiction audio stories from podcasters, radio journalists, authors, independent creators, and more.
The stories within this anthology transport you to a lush garden, to life in prison, to a cruise ship bar, and even into outer space. Curated by Pushkin Industries Executive Editor Julia Barton, a longtime editor of podcasts and radio, with a foreword by lifelong audio junkie David Sedaris, The Best Audio Storytelling is a celebration of the most innovative and powerful audio storytelling of the year.
This year’s collection includes pieces from:
- Author Jason Reynolds
- KCRW Radio Race “Newbie” Award winner: Ezra and Eve Austin (aka “Mass of Kugel”)
- Investigative podcast Will Be Wild
- Critically-acclaimed investigative podcast Stolen: Surviving St. Michael’s
- History podcast One Year: 1986
- NPR’s Morning Edition
- Science podcast Terrestrials
- Actor Lake Bell
- Planet Money
- Rumble Strip
- The New York Times
- Award-winning podcast Ear Hustle
- Richard’s Famous Food Podcast
Julia Barton is the executive editor of Pushkin Industries, following a long career in public radio. She helped develop Revisionist History and Against the Rules, among other chart-topping shows. She’s…