From award-winning American feminist writer, Roxane Gay, we feature "How," a powerful story about feeling trapped and wanting to run away. More


For a food-themed series of programs, performed live at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, SELECTED SHORTS presented a wide range of funny, provocative, and touching works in which food, and the eating of food, plays a big role. More


Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents four stories about parties--birthday parties, dinner parties, office parties—and what can go right and wrong. More


Marriages, love affairs, and other complicated relationships are explored in these four stories. First, two works by a SHORTS stalwart—Sherman Alexie. A woman confesses to a long-ago affair with haunting consequences in “Scenes from a Life.” In “The Vow,” a married couple renegotiates the terms of their contract. Alexie says the idea for this brief […] More