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Where Do We Find Ourselves?


On a blue-sky Boston day in late October, The Drum invited people to answer the question: Where Do We Find Ourselves. People stepped into our portable story booth and gave us their thoughts. Some were hesitant, others confident. Some were anxious, others optimistic. All were recorded at the Boston Book Festival on October 28th, 2017. Take a listen to what they had to say. (12:48)

Stories from Our Print Journal Partners

The Drum partners with Harvard Review, Ploughshares, AGNI, and Post Road to bring you audio versions of the selected stories from these journals' print editions. Check here regularly for audio recordings performed by local actors. Grab a copy of their newest issues so you can read along while you listen.

Special Projects

From 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 Marketplace conference, Zip-Code Stories with WBUR, Stories on the Street, and recorded live events with the Boston Book Festival and Grub Street are just some of the additional programs you’ll find here.

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