New American Shorts

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0126 Days20130609

0126 Days2013060920150823 (R4)

A series of newly published stories examine contemporary life across the water:

1. 26 Days by Ron Rash.

Daily life in the American heartlands is overshadowed by the actions of a daughter, who is faraway

in a war-torn land...

Reader Stuart Milligan

Producer Duncan Minshull.

0126 Days2013060920150823 (R4)

A series of newly published stories examine contemporary life across the water:

1. 26 Days by Ron Rash.

Daily life in the American heartlands is overshadowed by the actions of a daughter, who is faraway

in a war-torn land...

Reader Stuart Milligan

Producer Duncan Minshull.

0126 Days20130609

0126 Days2013060920150823 (R4)

A series of newly published stories examine contemporary life across the water:

1. 26 Days by Ron Rash.

Daily life in the American heartlands is overshadowed by the actions of a daughter, who is faraway

in a war-torn land...

Reader Stuart Milligan

Producer Duncan Minshull.

0126 Days20130609

A series of newly published stories examine contemporary life across the water:

1. 26 Days by Ron Rash.

Daily life in the American heartlands is overshadowed by the actions of a daughter, who is faraway

in a war-torn land...

Reader Stuart Milligan

Producer Duncan Minshull.

0220130616

022013061620150830 (R4)

By Jessica Francis Kane. A yard sale is fraught with unspoken tensions for a young boy.

022013061620150830 (R4)

By Jessica Francis Kane. A yard sale is fraught with unspoken tensions for a young boy.

0220130616

022013061620150830 (R4)

A series examining everyday life across the water.

Jessica Francis Kane's story is next in the series and a yard sale becomes fraught with unspoken tensions for a young boy as he wonders where his father is.

Read by Kelly Burke

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins

First Sale is taken from Jessica Francis Kane's short story collection, This Close, longlisted for the 2013 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award.

022013061620150830 (R4)

A series examining everyday life across the water.

Jessica Francis Kane's story is next in the series and a yard sale becomes fraught with unspoken tensions for a young boy as he wonders where his father is.

Read by Kelly Burke

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins

First Sale is taken from Jessica Francis Kane's short story collection, This Close, longlisted for the 2013 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award.

02First Sale20130616

A series of newly published stories that examine contemporary life across the water.

Jessica Francis Kane's new story is next in the series and a yard sale becomes fraught with unspoken tensions for a young boy as he wonders where his father is.

Read by Kelly Burke

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins

First Sale is taken from Jessica Francis Kane's new short story collection, This Close, which has been longlisted for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award.

03Thief20130623
03Thief2013062320150906 (R4)

By Jess Walter. A troubled father frets about being a good parent.

A series of recently published stories that reflect on everyday lives across the water.

Set in the author's hometown of Spokane this sharply observed story by Jess Walter features a troubled father who frets about being a good parent as he sets a trap to catch a thief.

Read by John Schwab

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins

Thief is taken from Jess Walter's debut short story collection, We Live In Water.

03Thief20130623

03 LASTThief20130623

A series of newly published stories that reflect on everyday lives across the water.

Set in the author's hometown of Spokane this sharply observed story by Jess Walter features a troubled father who frets about being a good parent as he sets a trap to catch a thief.

Read by John Schwab

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins

Thief is taken from Jess Walter's debut short story collection, We Live In Water.

03 LASTThief20130623

A series of newly published stories that examine contemporary life across the water.

Set in the author's hometown of Spokane this sharply observed story by Jess Walter features a troubled father who frets about being a good parent as he sets a trap to catch a thief.

Read by John Schwab

Abridged and produced by Gemma Jenkins

Thief is taken from Jess Walter's debut short story collection, We Live In Water.