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"Literature Out Loud"


A podcast series co-sponsored by Illuminations


Enjoy stories from all over the world!


You may now listen to this free series of podcasts made by UCI MFAs, graduate student voice actors, and members of the community.  The initiative was launched to provide an alternative to Zoom viewing and screen reading while supporting our graduate students during the pandemic. 


Season #1 is now available here.


Episode #1 "Conference of the Birds" by the Sufi poet Farid ud-Din Attar, translated by Sholeh Wolpe
Episode #2: "Traveling with Marco Polo" by Xue Yiwei, translated by Hu Ying


Season #2 is now available here.


Episode #1 "The Bacchae by Euripides" introduced by Zina Giannopoulou
Episode #2 "Philoctetes by Sophocles" introduced by Jane O. Newman