Basement Story

When his mother decided to sell his childhood home, Austin Bunn returned to help clean out the basement and rediscovered traces of a childhood game that never really ended.

2011 / Austin Bunn / Missouri Review Audio Essay Contest podcast, USA


When his mother decided to sell his childhood home, Austin Bunn returned to help clean out the basement and rediscovered traces of a childhood game that never really ended.

His experience takes shape in this unsettling exploration of mental illness and loyalty between twin brothers.

Though he writes regularly for magazines and fiction outlets, Basement Story, produced in 2010, is Bunn's first audio production. Read an interview with him in the EXTRA section below.


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Austin Bunn

Austin Bunn is a writer and performer living in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is a professor at Grand Valley State University.


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