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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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
While some stories remain in your heart, others simply make you laugh out loud. Jen Spyra's storytelling oscillates between the two. You may recognize Jen's work from her roles at revered comedic have...
June 30, 2021
"A lasting, conscientious change in the self is similar to one in society: it requires consistent tending. It is sometimes painful and often tedious. We must choose it over and over." This is one of t...
June 15, 2021
Conscious connection with others has taken on a whole new level of importance after a year of isolation and recalibration. But if you ask changemakers like Jen Batchelor, lasting connection comes from...
May 31, 2021
"Tell me the whole story from the beginning." This line has impacted Dr. Suzanne Koven in more ways than one. The revered doctor and writer in residence at Massachusetts General Hospital has cultivate...
May 17, 2021
What is poetry asking of us? This question was top of mind at the start of Rachel Schwartzmann's conversation with artist Courtney Marie Andrews. The critically-acclaimed musician (and self-proclaimed...
April 29, 2021

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