Third Coast Audio Library

Our vast and ever-growing collection contains thousands of carefully curated audio stories of all stripes, and Third Coast Conference sessions offering wisdom from the best makers on the planet. You can also dive into our Producer Index. Enjoy!

Restful, Shady Places

The authors of Trailer Ahoy! and Trees as Good Citizens enjoy a written correspondence relating to their books' proximity in the library.


A deaf-mute, lovelorn waitress has written a friend of her fractured heart. It's a garbled world in which Ruby spins between love, lust, and a bus ticket to California.

Ruth Ellis

Ruth Ellis lived to be over 100 years old. She realized in her teens that she was gay but she didn't talk much about it then.

Ring It Loud

A tender portrait of the sofly spoken environmental campaigner and former world champion cyclist Judith Sanderson, who 20 years ago smashed 5 middle distance records in her sport.

Red Baiting

Decommissioned Soviet mousetraps in Brooklyn's Little Odessa.

Road Scholar

You might recognize Andrei Codrescu's voice from his insightful commentaries on NPR, but Codrescu has also brought his unique perspective on American culture to the silver screen, via the movie Road Scholar.

Railway Lines

Sound artist Sylvi MacCormac tells this story about coming home by train along the Canadian Railway Lines.

Return to Oakland

When Youth Radio reporters in Oakland, CA, spoke with their friends returning home from Iraq, they realized that the public wasn't hearing the perspectives of these young soldiers.

The Return

Javier Zamora was born in El Salvador and his grandparents still live there. But visiting them didn't feel like the home he once knew.