How an Audiobook Narrator Plays All the Parts

Abby Craden has voiced hundreds of books and carved out a niche for herself in the world of lesbian romance.


Episode Notes

This week, host June Thomas talks to audiobook narrator Abby Craden about voicing multiple characters, narrating fiction and nonfiction, and finding a niche in the world of lesbian romances. (The books June referenced are Radclyffe’s “Honor” series.) Abby also discusses her home recording setup and her surprising workload

After the interview, June and co-host Isaac Butler help a listener who feels too stressed-out to write.

In the exclusive Slate Plus segment, Abby talks about one of her side gigs, where she helps create background audio for film and TV.

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Podcast production by Cameron Drews.


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  • June Thomas is the co-host of Slate's Working podcast. She is writing a book about archetypical lesbian spaces.