On your marks, get set, go and revolutionize. The Sarah Awards are now accepting submissions for the first ever Sarah Lawrence College International Audio Fiction Award, aka The Sarah Awards. Winners will receive cash prizes and be celebrated at an award ceremony on April 1, 2016 at WNYC's Greene Space. The inestimable Glynn Washington of Snap Judgment is going to be our Master of Ceremonies. Find out more about the submission process here and click on the button below to enter.
Let the revolution begin!
The Sarah Awards is award is an initiative by Sarah Lawrence College, an academic institution that fosters experimentation and playful creativity. The Sarahs —like The Oscars, The Tonys, The Bessies—honor the best of the best. Finally, Audio fiction will have its own red carpet.
In this episode of Serendipity, we play 5 of the 10 finalists for our 2016 Very, Very, Short, Short Stories Contest. Featuring: "Bitterly Cold" by David Garland, "The Staging Area" by Jason Gots, "Noir" by Pa Ying Vang, "#blessed" by Jackie Heltz, and "Blinking" by La Cosa Preziosa. Read More
The Sarah Awards and Audible are extending the Brave + Bold deadline to Feb 15th. This gives you more time to fulfill your resolution of becoming an audio fiction star in 2018. The winner of the contest will receive a $15,000 development deal with Audible to create an audio fiction pilot. The deadline for submission is Thursday, February 15, 2018. Click here to enter and learn more details about the contest. Read More
James Urbaniak is the kind of podcaster that other producers love to hate. His show, Getting On with James Urbaniak, consists of nothing but a single voice reading a fictional soliloquy, often written by someone else. There is almost no elaborate soundscaping, no intricate plot development, little evidence of endless editing sessions to get the thing just right. Getting On sounds like Urbaniak cruised into the studio, an iced latte in hand, and finished recording before his drink grew tepid. None of this would be infuriating if the podcast in question wasn’t so good. Read More