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6-minute Stories

Everybody loves a good story
Listen to these 6-minute stories
from both new voices and experienced writers
from the Personal Essay/Story Publishing Project anthologies:
Bearing Up - 2018
Exploring - 2019.
Copies of both books available here.

"Naked in New York" by Nancy Tilly

A Southern debutante of Atlanta makes a splash, or not, in 1956 New York.


Nancy Tilly’s early years in Deep South Atlanta received welcome corrections from the University of North Carolina and a ten-year exile in Chicago where she taught college. Marriage to Eben Tilly took her back to Chapel Hill and a writing life. Her novel Golden Girl, from FSG, won a prize. Tilly’s memoir Rebel Belle: The Making of a Narcissist is available on Amazon. She retired to Colorado and is working on a juvenile novel, The Island Summer.

“Naked in New York” appears in Exploring: Discoveries. Challenges. Adventure, the 2019 Personal Essay Publishing Project anthology.