Saturday Stories
“The Griffin and the Minor Canon” by Frank R. Stockton [ss-s3e4]

“The Griffin and the Minor Canon” by Frank R. Stockton [ss-s3e4]

January 25, 2021

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“New Year’s Night” by Henry Lawson [ss-s3e2]

“New Year’s Night” by Henry Lawson [ss-s3e2]

January 9, 2021

Join Marina Gabor this week for a reading of Henry Lawson's short story, "New Year's Night."

You'll meet Johnny Mears, a man who has been married 20 years but forgotten the romance of the early years and taken his wife for granted.

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https://www.summitwriting.net/saturday-stories/SS-S3E2

“Uncle Richard’s New Year Dinner” by Lucy Maud Montgomery [ss-s3e1]
“Rip Van Winkle” by Washington Irving [ss-s2e5]

“Rip Van Winkle” by Washington Irving [ss-s2e5]

November 28, 2020

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“Miss Brill” by Katherine Mansfield [ss-s2e4]

“Miss Brill” by Katherine Mansfield [ss-s2e4]

October 31, 2020

In this week's edition of Saturday Stories, we have a story about a woman’s Sunday outing to a park: Miss Brill’s character is revealed through a stream of consciousness narrative.

According to encyclopedia.com, the story draws one of the most succinct and complete character portraits in twentieth central short fiction.

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