People of Northwest Public Radio
Selected Shorts on NPR & Classical Music
Hosted by Isaiah Sheffer, "Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story" presents some of the finest artists in American theater and screen reading short fiction by classic, contemporary and bold new writers.
Each program is recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony Space in Manhattan. The programs have featured works by master writers, from Chekhov to Wharton and Hemingway; stories by contemporary greats from John Updike to Alice Walker; and the fresh works of new literary talents, from Pulitzer Prize-winning Jhumpa Lahiri to promising newcomers like Rattawut Lapchararoensap and Etgar Keret.