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Call for Submissions: StoryCorps’ National Day of Listening

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Nearly three years after joining SMITH Magazine as a contributing editor, I’m still so often touched by the way SMITH’s online community members—an international crew of opinionated and creative types from all walks of life—encourage and connect with one another through the SMITH site.
Take for example the community support that has coalesced around newly-minted [...]

StoryCorp’s National Day of Listening: Made Easier by Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Lying around in a tryptophan induced coma is a wonderful way to spend quality time with your loved ones after a Thanksgiving meal. In fact, advertisers encourage it—all the better to have supple meat blocks for soaking in their consumo-Christmas marinade. Instead of blocking out ads this Thanksgiving in fear that they will sublimate [...]

Call for Submissions: Miner’s Story Project

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

I almost feel like a liar labeling this blog a “Call for Submissions” as I have pretty good sense that the the intersect of SMITH readers and coal miners is on the slim side. But hey, everyone has a story…even coal miners.
The Miner’s Story Project is a project that aims to take a very specific [...]

Tell Stories Till You Drop: NPR’s “National Day of Listening”

Friday, November 28th, 2008

“We’ve known each other for 20 years … yet we don’t really know each other. That’s sort of stupid when you think about it,” says Frank Deford to Jenni Lipa, his travel agent in an example of NPR’s National Day of Listening, perhaps the perfect antidote to Black Friday. The project comes from the [...]

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