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The Astronaut Poet Ochenta Stories

    • Society & Culture

In this short fiction, an Italian astronaut reflects on our predicament from his space station among the stars.

CREDITS: This episode was produced by Studio Ochenta, a multilingual podcast production studio. This story was written by Francesco Carrubba.

Francesco is a journalist and an author working in broadcast. He writes poems, texts and lyrics and he published a poem book called “Canzoni quasi d’amore”. You can find him on Facebook, Instagram @FrancescocarrubbaWeb and on Twitter as @f_carrubba. The English version of the piece was voiced by Sarah Golding and the Sound Design of the piece was done by Chiara Santella. If you like what you heard, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts in whatever language you choose. Follow us over @ochentapodcasts on Twitter and Instagram for updates. You can find transcripts and learn more about the project over at ochentastudio.com/ochentastories.

If you're enjoying our show, we recommend listening to  How to Talk to [Mamí & Papí] about Anything, a weekly podcast for adult children of immigrants, featuring real-life scenarios and practical, professional advice to help them with difficult, but necessary conversations. Popular topics include raising children, money, toxic relatives, coming out, religion, and systemic racism. No subject is off-limits. ● How to Talk to [Mamí & Papí] about Anything comes at a time when immigrants and their adult children’s family dynamics are testing the American concepts of boundaries, independence, even adulthood. Find it on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. And listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and everywhere you get your podcasts. Head to TalkToMamiPapi.com to learn more.

In this short fiction, an Italian astronaut reflects on our predicament from his space station among the stars.

CREDITS: This episode was produced by Studio Ochenta, a multilingual podcast production studio. This story was written by Francesco Carrubba.

Francesco is a journalist and an author working in broadcast. He writes poems, texts and lyrics and he published a poem book called “Canzoni quasi d’amore”. You can find him on Facebook, Instagram @FrancescocarrubbaWeb and on Twitter as @f_carrubba. The English version of the piece was voiced by Sarah Golding and the Sound Design of the piece was done by Chiara Santella. If you like what you heard, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts in whatever language you choose. Follow us over @ochentapodcasts on Twitter and Instagram for updates. You can find transcripts and learn more about the project over at ochentastudio.com/ochentastories.

If you're enjoying our show, we recommend listening to  How to Talk to [Mamí & Papí] about Anything, a weekly podcast for adult children of immigrants, featuring real-life scenarios and practical, professional advice to help them with difficult, but necessary conversations. Popular topics include raising children, money, toxic relatives, coming out, religion, and systemic racism. No subject is off-limits. ● How to Talk to [Mamí & Papí] about Anything comes at a time when immigrants and their adult children’s family dynamics are testing the American concepts of boundaries, independence, even adulthood. Find it on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. And listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and everywhere you get your podcasts. Head to TalkToMamiPapi.com to learn more.

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