Slow Stories

Slow Stories is a podcast and platform that explores slowing down and telling stories in our digital world. Brought to you by CONNECT(ED)ITORIAL and hosted by Rachel Schwartzmann.

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Let's start with a simple truth: Lisa Taddeo's work is anything but slow. Time and time again, her readers are pulled into honest—devastating—examinations of rage, grief, and what it means to be a per...
June 14, 2022
As hours pass, pay attention to the way the light shifts. Notice how the afternoon sun fades into dusk. Another night has arrived: How was your day? How do you feel? And perhaps more importantly, how ...
May 31, 2022
"When the darkest part of you meets the darkest part of me, it creates light." This is one of the many incredible lines readers will find in Coco Mellors's luminous debut novel Cleopatra and Frankenst...
May 10, 2022
Slow down and look around. Observe the art on the walls. Take in the colors, textures, and scents. What memories come to mind? How does it make you feel? And perhaps, more importantly, why?  Ask Hanna...
April 6, 2022
Picture this: A vast expanse of Texas road and sky, two best friends, and a world of possibility. It was here that Laura Cramer and Starr Hout came together and conceived Apiece Apart—a brand revered ...
February 4, 2022
What does it mean to belong? And what responsibilities come with belonging? These questions were top of mind while reading Katie Kitamura's stunning novel, Intimacies. In Intimacies, readers are prese...
November 22, 2021
The art of life requires empathy, resilience, and a laugh or two—especially now. But after all that we've been through over the last few years, one question endures: How do we deal? This idea is at th...
October 18, 2021
Rituals transform how we live, work, and create, but closer to home, they can do something much greater: encourage self-love. For conscious creators like Matthew Herman, this idea is especially preval...
September 30, 2021
What do we remember about our stories? In her stunning debut novel, The Shimmering State, Meredith Westgate explores the convergence of memory, art, and grief through the lens of two artists: Lucien, ...
August 23, 2021
Art creates space for understanding, introspection, and intimacy. These themes are especially at play in the work of artist and writer Larissa Pham. You may recognize Larissa’s work from her bylines i...
July 15, 2021

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