Jarrett J. Krosoczka and AudioFile’s 2023 Best Audio Originals
In Conversation with Michele Cobb on Behind the Mic
Author, illustrator, and narrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka joins AudioFile’s Michele Cobb to tell listeners about transforming his graphic memoir Sunshine into a moving full-cast audiobook. Sunshine is Krosoczka’s second graphic memoir, sharing his experience working at a camp for terminally ill children and the joy of the friendships he made there. It’s a powerful listen, and in this interview, Krosoczka tells listeners about the challenges of transforming a visual memoir into an audio experience.
Read AudioFile’s review of the audiobook.
AudioFile’s 2023 Best Audio Originals 2023 are:
Alison Bechdel’s Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel, Madeleine George, read by Jane Lynch, Carrie Brownstein, Roberta Colindrez, Roxane Gay, and a Full Cast
Exodus: The Shanghai Jews by Kate McAll, read by Edita Brychta, Michael Canavan, Shannon Cochran, Arye Gross, Anna Mathias, Alan Shearman, André Sogliuzzo, Joanne Whalley
The Scavenger Door by Suzanne Palmer, read by Karen Novack, John Kielty, Rayner Gabriel, Gail Shalan, and a Full Cast
Sunshine by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, read by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Jaiden Meltzer, Xavier Krosoczka, Noah Rico, and a Full Cast
Third Eye by Felicia Day, read by Sean Astin, Felicia Day, Neil Gaiman, LilyPichu, London Hughes, Wil Wheaton, and a Full Cast
Find the full list of 2023 Best Audiobooks on our website: https://www.audiofilemagazine.com/best-audiobooks-2023/
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Photo of Jarrett J. Krosoczka courtesy of StudioJJK.