The Let’s Hear It! Podcast

The Let’s Hear It! Podcast brings longform essays from leading publications to audio. Each episode is narrated by a new voice. Listen to heartbreaking, hopeful journeys, philosophical musings and journeys through heart and soul, as Let’s Hear It! brings you personal stories from the hearts and minds of writers to your ears.

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Episodes

Wednesday Jun 01, 2022

Episode 8 of the Let's Hear It! Podcast, We're here to see the great doomed thing, by Robert Moor.   Robert Moor's husband, Remi suffers a life changing stroke. Through recovery, they decide to see a dying natural wonder, Australia's Great Barrier Reef, and in doing so, play witness to their own mortality, the fragility of our world, and the actions of both on the other.   Narrated by Daniel Csutkai with an introduction by Sri Gordon   Published in Outside Magazine, read along at: https://www.outsideonline.com/adventure-travel/destinations/australia-pacific/doomed-great-barrier-reef-travel/ Daniel Csutkai is founder of Let's Hear It! and co producer of this series. Robert Moor: https://www.robertmoor.com/ @letshearitaudio Published as audio with permission of the author.

Monday Apr 25, 2022

Episode 7 of the Let's Hear It! Podcast, Body and Soul, by Drew Nelles, After a tragic accident left his best friend paralyzed, Drew reflects on his youth, growing up, and negotiating life anew in his flowing essay about youth, friendship and how we - and others - view our bodies. Narrated by Zach McCoy, with an introduction by Daniel Csutkai.   Some content may not be appropriate for all listeners. Daniel Csutkai @letshearitaudio   Published in the Walrus, read along at: https://thewalrus.ca/body-and-soul/ About Zach McCoy: http://www.zachmccoy.com/ Drew Nelles: https://www.drewnelles.com/  

Monday Apr 11, 2022

Episode 6 of the Let's Hear It! Podcast, At the Bend of the Road, by Aube Rey Lescure, A solitary female pilgrim, walks a famous pilgrimage from France, through Spain and Portugal. Surrounded by signs of a missing woman, one who bears a strikingly similar resemblance to the author. Aube Rey Lescure takes us on her pilgrimage, and what it meant - and means - for her to be a solo traveler. Daniel Csutkai @letshearitaudio Published in Guernica Magazine, read along at: https://www.guernicamag.com/at-the-bend-of-the-road/ Read by Rachel Yong, produced by Daniel Csutkai, co produced and post production by Chris Ogle. https://www.aubereylescure.com/ http://rachelyong.com/ Let's Hear It!, INC: https://www.letshearit.live

Friday Mar 25, 2022

Episode 5 of the Let's Hear It! Podcast, The Tyranny of Time, by Joe Zadeh Time, we live our lives by it, the measurement of time has not always existed as we know it today. Listen and learn as the inception and colonization of clock time is told in Joe Zadeh's flowing essay. Read by Ant Richards. Daniel Csutkai @letshearitaudio   Published in Noema Magazine, read along at: https://www.noemamag.com/the-tyranny-of-time/ Ant Richards: https://www.antrichards.com/ Let's Hear It!, INC: https://www.letshearit.live

Tuesday Mar 15, 2022

Episode 4 of the Let's Hear It! Podcast, To London, with Love, by Anonymous,   To London, with Love, chronicles the journey of an anonymous writer as she searches for a place to call home. Struggling with mental health, and negotiating the at times unyielding public health system, our author has written her thoughts in a exclusive release for Let's Hear It! As she travels the globe in search of both home and stability, listen as our narrator, Nikki Thomas, weaves a story that proves, home is in fact where the heart is. Please note the episode contains descriptions of physical and sexual abuse, and acts of self harm and suicide. Listener discretion is advised. Daniel Csutkai @letshearitaudio   Read along at: https://www.letshearit.live/to-london-with-love.html About Nikki Thomas: https://nikkisthomas.com/ Let's Hear It! https://www.letshearit.live

Tuesday Mar 08, 2022

Episode 3 of the Let's Hear It! Podcast, 'If you don't want us, tell us to go back' By Sarah Tory,   Today's episode takes you to the making of a California prison town, in Sarah Tory's 2017 essay , 'If you don't want us, tell us to go back' as she details the struggles of one man, Abdul Khan, and his attempts to seek asylum in the US. Detailing the political, corporate and social influences that make the asylum detention system almost impossible to navigate. Listen now!   Daniel Csutkai @letshearitaudio Published in High Country News, read along at: https://www.hcn.org/issues/49.8/how-adelanto-came-to-host-californias-biggest-immigration-detention-facility Read by Charles Gray, produced by Daniel Csutkai, co produced and post production by Chris Ogle. Let's Hear It!, INC: https://www.letshearit.live

Monday Feb 14, 2022

Episode 2 of the Let's Hear It! Podcast, Mother Culture, by Carl Safina, Sailing the open seas in search of Sperm Whales, Carl Safina details his experience seeing these magnificent creatures, and shows us the value and importance of family, staying together and caring for one another. Daniel Csutkai @letshearitaudio Published in Orion Magazine, read along at:https://orionmagazine.org/article/mother-culture/ Read by Jim Morlino, produced by Daniel Csutkai, co produced and post production by Chris Ogle. Let's Hear It!, INC: https://www.letshearit.live

Monday Jan 31, 2022

Episode 1 of the Let's Hear It! Podcast, Survivor, by Roberta Hill, A survivor of Canada's residential school system, Roberta Hill details her experiences in the system, in this heartbreaking recount of her journey from orphaned Six Nations Indigenous Canadian, to finding peace and hope in her adulthood. Narrated by Tanis Parenteau, with an introduction by Daniel Csutkai. Please note the following episode contains descriptions of physical and sexual abuse. Listener discretion is advised. Daniel Csutkai @letshearitaudio   Published in the Toronto Life Magazine, read along at: https://torontolife.com/life/how-i-survived-canadas-residential-school-system/ About Tanis Parenteau: https://www.tanisparenteau.com/bio.html TDEP Productions: https://www.tdepproductions.com/ Let's Hear It!, INC: https://www.letshearit.live  

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