2015

2015 Very, Very, Short Short Stories Winner

The Record by Ellie Gordon-Moershel

Winner of the 2015 Very, Very, Short, Short Stories Contest.

Serendipity Ep 5:

Remember the Baby by The Truth

Tragedy strikes a babysitter and Ann. Featuring the story "Remember the Baby" by Jonathan Mitchell and The Truth. Written by Louis Kornfeld and performed by Ann Carr, Louis Kornfeld, and Amy Warren.

Serendipity Ep 4:

The Lobby by Jonathan Goldstein

A man accidentally tunes into a channel showing a closed circuit image of a lobby and then begins to obsess about a mysterious woman in a pill-box hat. Ann waits in a hotel lobby for Martin who never seems to appear. Featuring the fiction piece "The Lobby" by Jonathan Goldstein.

Serendipity Ep 3:

Sleeping Girl by Eliza Smith and Mark Ristich

In this episode of Serendipity, a sleeping girl wakes up to a world dominated by youth, and Martin tries to stitch together his memories of Ann while imagining their future. Featuring the piece "Sleeping Girl" which was written and produced by Eliza Smith and Mark Ristich of NPR's Snap Judgment. Learn more about the show at snapjudgment.org  "Sleeping Girl"  was voiced by Katie Mingle and Eliza Smith. Leon Morimoto composed the score.

Serendipity Ep2:

I Blinked And I Was 30 by Andrea Silenzi

Andrea turns 30 and Ann struggles with what to reveal to her new long-distance lover. Featuring "I Blinked And I Was 30" by Andrea Silenzi. Check out more of her work here.  Music from Quiet Music for Tiny Robots by Andy Miccolis. 

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Very, Very, Short, Short Stories Finalists (Part 1)

Serendipity Ep 17:

Very, Very, Short, Short Stories Finalists (Part 1)

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

2018 Sarah Awards Winners!

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2018 Sarah Awards Winners!

We're excited to announce the 2018 Sarah Awards Winners! This year is the most international yet, with winners from Belgium, UK, Canada, Croatia and the U.S. Find out who won what at our Sarah Awards Ceremony on Monday, April 23rd at The Players Club. That evening we will also be announcing the winner of The Brave+Bold Contest. Hope you can join us! Read More

Getting On with James Urbaniak

Reviews

Getting On with James Urbaniak

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