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  • Special ProjectsFrom time to time, The Drum publishes special audio literary projects beyond our weekly short fiction and essays. MuseFlash with Grub Street's Muse and the...more
  • Stories from Our Print Journal PartnersThe Drum partners with Harvard Review, Ploughshares, AGNI, and Post Road to bring you audio versions of the selected stories from these journals' print editions....more


  • The Drum on AudibleWhile everything we publish on The Drum is free to listen to on the site or download, our archives are now available for purchase on If you missed our...more
  • MuseFlash Winners AnnouncedThe winners of our Third Annual MuseFlash contest are Marcia Douglas, Laurie Jacobs, Kelly Robertson, and Wendy Wakeman. Their flash fiction pieces were recorded...more
  • JUNE 13 CROSSING THE LINE READINGThe Drum's Crossing the Line event is back, with readings by Anna Solomon, Amy Brill, Ron MacLean, and Whitney Scharer. Join us for tales of law-breaking, rule-bending,...more
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