Scott Nadelson Reads His Short Story “Liberté”
On Storybound, Our Radio-Theater Podcast
Storybound is a radio theater program designed for the podcast age. Hosted by Jude Brewer and with original music composed for each episode, the podcast features the voices of today’s literary icons reading their essays, poems, and fiction.
On the eighth episode of the fourth season, Scott Nadelson reads “Liberté,” a short story from his new collection, One of Us, backed by an original Storybound remix with Mount Comfort, and sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer.
Scott Nadelson is the author of three story collections, most recently Aftermath, a memoir, The Next Scott Nadelson: A Life in Progress, and a novel, Between You and Me. His stories and essays have appeared in Ploughshares, Glimmer Train, The Southern Review, Crazyhorse, New England Review, Prairie Schooner, and Alaska Quarterly Review, and have been cited as notable in both Best American Short Stories and Best American Essays. Winner of the Oregon Book Award, the Great Lakes Colleges New Writers Award, and the Reform Judaism Fiction Prize, he teaches at Willamette University and lives in Salem, Oregon.
Mount Comfort is a Fayetteville, Arkansas based indie band. Melding relaxed beats, guitars, and synths, Mount Comfort serves up chilled slow-burners that will keep you daydreaming. Their latest release, Anymore, came out in 2021.
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