8 episodes

The Let’s Hear It! Podcast brings longform essays from leading publications to audio. Each episode is narrated by a new voice. Listen to heartbreaking, hopeful journeys, philosophical musings and journeys through heart and soul, as Let’s Hear It! brings you personal stories from the hearts and minds of writers to your ears.

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    • Society & Culture

The Let’s Hear It! Podcast brings longform essays from leading publications to audio. Each episode is narrated by a new voice. Listen to heartbreaking, hopeful journeys, philosophical musings and journeys through heart and soul, as Let’s Hear It! brings you personal stories from the hearts and minds of writers to your ears.

    We’re here to See the Great Doomed Thing, By Robert Moor, From Outside

    We’re here to See the Great Doomed Thing, By Robert Moor, From Outside

    Episode 8 of the Let's Hear It! Podcast,

    We're here to see the great doomed thing, by Robert Moor.


     

    Robert Moor's husband, Remi suffers a life changing stroke. Through recovery, they decide to see a dying natural wonder, Australia's Great Barrier Reef, and in doing so, play witness to their own mortality, the fragility of our world, and the actions of both on the other.

     

    Narrated by Daniel Csutkai with an introduction by Sri Gordon

     

    Published in Outside Magazine, read along at: https://www.outsideonline.com/adventure-travel/destinations/australia-pacific/doomed-great-barrier-reef-travel/

    Daniel Csutkai is founder of Let's Hear It! and co producer of this series.

    Robert Moor: https://www.robertmoor.com/

    @letshearitaudio

    Published as audio with permission of the author.

    • 42 min
    Body and Soul, By Drew Nelles, From The Walrus

    Body and Soul, By Drew Nelles, From The Walrus

    Episode 7 of the Let's Hear It! Podcast,

    Body and Soul, by Drew Nelles,

    After a tragic accident left his best friend paralyzed, Drew reflects on his youth, growing up, and negotiating life anew in his flowing essay about youth, friendship and how we - and others - view our bodies.

    Narrated by Zach McCoy, with an introduction by Daniel Csutkai.

     

    Some content may not be appropriate for all listeners.

    Daniel Csutkai

    @letshearitaudio

     

    Published in the Walrus, read along at: https://thewalrus.ca/body-and-soul/

    About Zach McCoy: http://www.zachmccoy.com/

    Drew Nelles: https://www.drewnelles.com/

     

    • 40 min
    At the Bend of the Road, By Aube Rey Lescure, From Guernica Magazine

    At the Bend of the Road, By Aube Rey Lescure, From Guernica Magazine

    Episode 6 of the Let's Hear It! Podcast,

    At the Bend of the Road, by Aube Rey Lescure,

    A solitary female pilgrim, walks a famous pilgrimage from France, through Spain and Portugal. Surrounded by signs of a missing woman, one who bears a strikingly similar resemblance to the author. Aube Rey Lescure takes us on her pilgrimage, and what it meant - and means - for her to be a solo traveler.

    Daniel Csutkai

    @letshearitaudio

    Published in Guernica Magazine, read along at: https://www.guernicamag.com/at-the-bend-of-the-road/

    Read by Rachel Yong, produced by Daniel Csutkai, co produced and post production by Chris Ogle.

    https://www.aubereylescure.com/

    http://rachelyong.com/

    Let's Hear It!, INC: https://www.letshearit.live

    • 43 min
    The Tyranny of Time, By Joe Zadeh, From Noema Magazine

    The Tyranny of Time, By Joe Zadeh, From Noema Magazine

    Episode 5 of the Let's Hear It! Podcast,

    The Tyranny of Time, by Joe Zadeh

    Time, we live our lives by it, the measurement of time has not always existed as we know it today. Listen and learn as the inception and colonization of clock time is told in Joe Zadeh's flowing essay. Read by Ant Richards.

    Daniel Csutkai

    @letshearitaudio

     

    Published in Noema Magazine, read along at: https://www.noemamag.com/the-tyranny-of-time/

    Ant Richards: https://www.antrichards.com/

    Let's Hear It!, INC: https://www.letshearit.live

    • 38 min
    To London, with Love, by Anonymous

    To London, with Love, by Anonymous

    Episode 4 of the Let's Hear It! Podcast,

    To London, with Love, by Anonymous,

     

    To London, with Love, chronicles the journey of an anonymous writer as she searches for a place to call home. Struggling with mental health, and negotiating the at times unyielding public health system, our author has written her thoughts in a exclusive release for Let's Hear It! As she travels the globe in search of both home and stability, listen as our narrator, Nikki Thomas, weaves a story that proves, home is in fact where the heart is.

    Please note the episode contains descriptions of physical and sexual abuse, and acts of self harm and suicide. Listener discretion is advised.

    Daniel Csutkai

    @letshearitaudio

     

    Read along at:

    https://www.letshearit.live/to-london-with-love.html

    About Nikki Thomas:

    https://nikkisthomas.com/

    Let's Hear It! https://www.letshearit.live

    • 31 min
    If you don’t want us, tell us to go back, by Sarah Tory, From HCN

    If you don’t want us, tell us to go back, by Sarah Tory, From HCN

    Episode 3 of the Let's Hear It! Podcast,

    'If you don't want us, tell us to go back' By Sarah Tory,

     

    Today's episode takes you to the making of a California prison town, in Sarah Tory's 2017 essay , 'If you don't want us, tell us to go back' as she details the struggles of one man, Abdul Khan, and his attempts to seek asylum in the US. Detailing the political, corporate and social influences that make the asylum detention system almost impossible to navigate. Listen now!

     

    Daniel Csutkai

    @letshearitaudio

    Published in High Country News, read along at: https://www.hcn.org/issues/49.8/how-adelanto-came-to-host-californias-biggest-immigration-detention-facility

    Read by Charles Gray, produced by Daniel Csutkai, co produced and post production by Chris Ogle.

    Let's Hear It!, INC: https://www.letshearit.live

    • 44 min

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