Pen World Voices Festival features Neil Gaiman, storytelling

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Pen.orgThe Moth is a NYC non-profit storytelling organization designed to ‘recreate the the feeling of sultry summer evenings in which a small circle of friends would gather to spin spellbinding tales to each other.’ In April 2007, an event tied into the PEN World Voices international literature festival included a Moth venue. Invited to participate was master fantasist Neil Gaiman! Gaiman accepted and was asked to perform a true story inspired by this question:

“Where did you grow up and what was your home town street?”

Below is Gaiman’s unscripted story based upon an event in his own life. There are no fantastic elements, but I found it very enjoyable, and I think you will too…

Neil GaimanHome And Away
By Neil Gaiman; Read by Neil Gaiman
Provider: Pen World Voices /
Recorded: April 26th, 2007 (New York City)

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