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It started with a story. Then it became a zine. Finally, it grew into a podcast. Now it's been 10 years!

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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 NPR’s Snap Judgment; awarded their Best Performance Award. 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 long-standing storytelling podcast, Shannon Cason’s Homemade Stories. Shannon also launched a podcast with WBEZ Chicago called The Trouble with Shannon Cason. His storytelling is featured in the anthology, The Moth Presents: All These Wonders. Shannon serves as the chief educator for the Brutally Honest Storytelling workshop series, where he has helped companies, pro athletes, celebrities, and everyday people tell their stories more honestly.

Shannon 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

 

Booking: request@shannoncason.com

Link to Speaker's Info Page

 
2016 Knight Arts Challenge Winner - Detroit

2016 Knight Arts Challenge Winner - Detroit

 

Contact: shannon@shannoncason.com

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Podcasts

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. 

 

 

Five-star reviews help more people find the show.

 

From WBEZ Chicago: The Trouble with Shannon Cason Podcast.

Trouble...we've all been in it. Some more than others. Hear stories about getting in and out of trouble.

Hosted by Shannon Cason

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VIDEOS