Literary Magazine Goes Online And Into Your Headphones
Last week, the New York Times announced that it would publish e-book best-seller lists in fiction and nonfiction in 2011. As more technology harnesses the power of the printed word, e-readers, e-books and e-zines have started dominating the literary landscape.
But what about audio?
Audio books have entertained many cross-country drivers for years. But Henriette Lazaridis Power, a Boston-area author, saw a hole. “What if I want to listen to a story that’s commuter-length?” Power wondered. “How about something I can listen to in a single T or car ride?”
Earlier this year, Power launched “The Drum,” an online audio literary magazine that will do just that. We take a closer look — and an even closer listen.
- Henriette Lazaridis Power, Editor, The Drum
- Jennifer Haigh, Contributor to The Drum, best-selling author of Mrs. Kimble, The Condition and Baker Towers
- Listen to Jennifer Haigh read “Claire of the Moon”
- Four Stories and The Drum: Monday, November 15th from 7-9pm
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Host Meghna Chakrabarti introduces us to newsmakers, big thinkers and artists and brings us stories of relevance to Bostonians here and around the region. Live every weekday at 3 p.m. and 10 p.m.
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