Ideas for listeners

audiobookIf you enjoy listening to short stories, or would like to know more about short stories and short story writers, here are some ideas for things you could do during National Short Story Week and throughout the year.

Visit your local library and bookshop

Look for short story anthologies on CD at your local library and bookshop.

Listen to short stories on the radio

  • many community and hospital radio stations broadcast short stories,
  • the RNIB’s radio station, Insight Radio, often broadcasts short stories,
  • Radio 4 and Radio 4 Extra broadcast short stories.

Listen to short stories online

Visit some of the websites that broadcast short stories online, such as The Story Player

Listen to short stories at live events

Writers and performers around the UK regularly read short stories at live events. If you know of one, let us know!

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