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I am a storyteller


Shannon Cason has shared his stories all over the country. Shannon is a host, MainStage storyteller and GrandSlam champion with The Moth. He is a regular on WNYC’s Snap Judgment; awarded their Best Performance of 2013. Shannon has appeared on countless podcasts and storytelling stages, including TEDx, RISK!, Third Coast Festival, Podcast Movement, and an upcoming television pilot.

He also hosts his own storytelling podcast, Shannon Cason’s Homemade Stories, which partnered with WBEZ Chicago for the 2014-2015 season. Shannon and WBEZ released a one-hour public radio special, The Struggle is Real, which has aired on stations around the country. He is a husband, father, and is originally from Detroit.

"Look close, and you'll sense some blues, some hard lessons, and real heartbreak behind that winning smile.  Shannon Cason is a storyteller's storyteller." - Glynn Washington WNYC's Snap Judgment


Contact - shannon@shannoncason.com

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Homemade Stories Podcast is short stories and commentary shared by writer/storyteller Shannon Cason.

Shannon lays out his life for the listener, blemishes and all. Many of his vivid stories are insightful and true, others are imaginative works of fiction.

The result is a unique storytelling experience. 



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