Third Coast Audio Library

Our vast and ever-growing collection contains thousands of carefully curated audio stories, episodes from Third Coast podcasts, educational sessions on craft from the best makers on the planet, and more.

We’ve also featured some incredible audio work beyond this audio library, in other ways and using other formats: don’t miss the 2021 Web Showcase, featuring a more in-depth look at the winners, judges and even a list of 40 finalists from the 2021 Third Coast/RHDF Competition.


Who Do I Come From

My grandfather, John Frank Noyes, is the only person who remembers our family's homestead in Wyoming; he died this winter.

The Sitter Dispatch

Straight out of college, Maya was living in her cousins' attic and was working a part-time, unpaid internship. Then she took a job as a nanny that turned out to be nothing like she'd expected.

21 and Legal

Many young people look forward to turning 21 because they can finally go to bars to drink or see shows. For Erika Romero and her twin sister Andrea, it was an entirely different story.

The End of the World

The idea was to drive around and talk to people about the end of the world. As producer Scott Carrier says, "There's no law against it."

Four Failing Lungs

For Beth and Brian, a lung transplant could extend their lives for years. Or, it could lead to rejection and continued suffering.

Woman Found Dead By Lake Shore

The body of a woman - violently injured - is found on the shore of a lake northeast of Loftahammer, Sweden. The prime suspect? Her husband.

Senza Parole

Rustle of cardboard and tin foil. Polka dots. A curious island in the middle of the Seine.

Ripped Stockings

Growing up in Miami, Harvey Katz - then Elizabeth - was expected to have a bat mitzvah (the Jewish coming of age ceremony for girls), followed by a big, blow-out party.

Easy Love

Twenty-six years ago, Warren Kirk was at home in his suburban Melbourne rental flat. Freshly showered and dressed, he consulted the yellow pages before making a call.

1984 (the year not the book)

In the book 1984, George Orwell predicted that in the future "Big Brother" would watch and dictate our every move. In the year 1984, producer Benjamen Walker was in middle school.

The Most of It

We interrupt our regular library spotlight for a quick pas de deux: a minute (and two seconds) that gives voice to movement and movement to voice.