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


  • Friday, March 15, 2019 7:00am

    On this week's episode, we're celebrating the release of the Moth's third book, Occasional Magic. Listen to Ana Del Castillo tell her story of finding her light again after a harrowing family trauma. Find Occasional Magic anywhere you buy your books March 19.

    Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

    Storyteller: Ana Del Castillo

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:00pm

    A teenager discovers she is pregnant; a waiter fields a strange request; a child breaks the teacher’s rules; and an Imam becomes a chaplain in the New York City Police Department.

    Hosted by: Jennifer Hixson

    Storytellers: Carly Johnstone, Sam Mullins, Steve Zimmer, Khalid Latif

    Originally aired: 11/19/13

  • Wednesday, March 6, 2019 5:58am

    In this hour, stories dealing with all things family: from sibling hi-jinx, to the difficulties of having children (and parents). The Moth Radio Houris produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. 

    Storytellers:Kay Elmsley Weeden, Marjace Miles, Bob Baril, Jahvannia Darling, Qing Zhao, Carmen Putnam 

    Hosted by: Jay Allison

  • Friday, March 1, 2019 8:00am

    On this week’s episode, we’re celebrating International Women’s Month with two stories: Alexandra Rochester teams up with Taylor Swift and Katy Perry while giving skiing lessons; and Kendi Nderitu looks to escape the village life.

    Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

    Storytellers: Alexandra Rochester, Kendi Nderitu

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019 1:00pm

    A jack-of-all-trades enters a cartoon contest, a teacher’s pet is invited to do a special project, a girl from Queens learns to think big, and a woman walking alone at night faces her worst fears.

    Storytellers: Matt Difee, Tara Clancy, Ijeoma Oluo, Nancy Finton

    Hosted by: Jennifer Hixson