Hometown Voices – Barred Owl

August 27th, 2014 - Posted in

This is an audio-book style production of award-winning Kentucky author Chris Offutt’s short story “Barred Owl.” The story comes from his absolutely amazing collection “Out of the Woods”, slices of life in Appalachia that are just plain unparalleled in their power, compassion and insight. The story is narrated, recorded and edited by yours truly, Fr. […]

Hometown Voices – Gifts

August 9th, 2014 - Posted in

This is a performance of New York Times best selling author Susan Vreeland’s short story “Gifts.” It is narrated/performed by Fr. Marc Powell with permission from Mrs. Vreeland. Music used in the piece for beginning- and end-credits is Creative Commons licensed and used according to the license conditions with attribution in the audio. peace, – […]

Hometown Voices – Audio Postcard

July 2nd, 2014 - Posted in

I have a periodic show on VoV called Hometown Voices. This is a new installment of that, in the form of an Audio postcard from a writer/poet from Nova Scotia, Canada, Jim T. Lindsey. The only hometown voice is mine, but the piece explores the dramatic possibility of bringing text to life with sound effects […]