The Moth

Sat 2-3 pm, Fri 9-10 pm

Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers.

The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating.

Ways to Connect


  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:00pm

    A man enters a world of high stakes gambling; a family tragedy turns into a stand-off with detectives; and a neuroscientist searches for clues of God’s existence. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Director Meg Bowles. The *Moth Radio Hour *is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by: Meg Bowles

    Storytellers: Shannon Cason, Prinna Boudreau, Christof Koch

  • Friday, May 22, 2020 7:00am

    This week on All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth, we’re talking about support systems: the roots to our trees; the helping hands that give us a boost up when we need them. Stay tuned to the end of this episode to hear some helpful story prompts to think about and discuss after you listen! This episode of All Together Now is hosted by The Moth’s Senior Curatorial Producer, Suzanne Rust.

    Hosted by: Suzanne Rust

    Storytellers: Neshaune Lasley, Sue Shmidt

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:00pm

    A special live edition of The Moth -- with five stories from a night showcasing the graduates of Moth High School storytelling workshops. Join us to celebrate student stories of first kisses, culture shock, finding a niche, and baking apple cake. This hour is hosted by Moth Teaching Artist Julian Goldhagen, with additional hosting by Moth Executive Producer Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by: Julian Goldhagen, Sarah Austin Jenness

    Isobel Connelly grows up feeling like the stupid girl.

    Saya Shamdasani feels caught between two cultures.

    David Lepelstat is nervous about his first kiss.

    Luna Azcurrain and her grandfather create a Thanksgiving tradition.

    Beth Gebresilasie tries to protect herself from her family's constant moving.

  • Friday, May 15, 2020 7:00am

    All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth is a new weekly addition to our podcast, featuring stories suitable for ears of all ages. We'll also be sharing special prompts and questions to go with these stories to spark conversations - and hopefully stories of your own. Gather your friends and families, whether they're near or far, to come together virtually every Friday with The Moth.

    On this week’s episode, we kick off May’s theme “Identity”, with two stories about what our pets can teach us about ourselves.

    Hosted by Catherine Burns

    Storytellers: Annalise Raziq & Wilson Portorreal

  • Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:00pm

    A special Mother’s Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour. A mother helps her daughter get her first contact lenses, an unwanted parental intervention at a school concert, a new mother in Zambia awaits test results, a life or death bee sting and a teenage mother who couldn’t be happier to welcome her child to the world. Hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director Catherine Burns. TheMoth Radio Houris produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by: Catherine Burns

    Storytellers: Chrissie Graham, Catherine Palmer, Constance Mudenda, Matthew Dicks, and Melissa Rodriguez.