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Serendipity

Ann Heppermann and Martin Johnson

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Serendipity is radio drama for the 21st century. Presented by your hosts Ann Heppermann and Martin Johnson who have their own story to tell. Serendipity is the podcast of The Sarah Awards, celebrating and rewarding the best audio fiction from around ...Show More

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Homecoming & The Man in the Barn

45:36 | Jun 15th, 2017

In this episode of Serendipity, we feature the winners of the 2017 Sarah Awards. We start off with our second place winner, The Truth's "Man in the Barn" by Jonathan MItchell and Louis Kornfield. Then we'll hear our first place winner, Gimlet's "Home...Show More

Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me & Randy's Mema Died

31:05 | May 21st, 2017

In this episode of Serendipity, we feature the Honorable Mention and Third Place Winner of the 2017 Sarah Awards. We present the audio musical "Wait, Wait, Don't Kill Me" by Dave Holstein and Alan Schmuckler of Wondery's Secrets, Crimes and Audiotape...Show More

An Occurrence at B.E. Investments & Black and Blue

30:51 | Apr 20th, 2017

In this episode of Serendipity, we feature two of the winners of the 2017 Sarah Awards. This episode features Best New Artist “An Occurrence at B.E. Investments” by Andrew Wardlaw and a segment from The Sarah’s Sarah Award winner “Black & Blue” by Ju...Show More

The Outer Reach

29:23 | Mar 1st, 2017

In this episode of Serendipity, we feature a series called "The Outer Reach" by Nick White. Check out "The Outer Reach" at theouterreach.com and listen on Howl. Serendipity is the monthly podcast of The Sarah Awards, an initiative of Sarah Lawrence ...Show More

Very, Very, Short, Short, Short Stories (Part 2)

29:12 | Jan 3rd, 2017

In this episode of Serendipity, we play 5 of the 10 finalists for our 2016 Very, Very, Short, Short Stories Contest. Featuring: "Hey Mark" by Benjamin Frisch, "Louie Was Murdered" by Ramon Taylor, "The Return of Bambi" by Wederick de Backer, "Saint A...Show More

Very, Very, Short, Short Stories Finalists (Part 1)

28:25 | Dec 15th, 2016

In this episode of Serendipity, we play 5 of the 10 finalists for our 2016 Very, Very, Short, Short Stories Contest. Featuring: "Bitterly Cold" by David Garland, "The Staging Area" by Jason Gots, "Noir" by Pa Ying Vang, "#blessed" by Jackie Heltz, an...Show More

Field Guide

15:45 | Nov 16th, 2016

In this episode of Serendipity, our friend Arthur almost eats our SD card. We also feature the piece "Field Guide" written and produced by Rikke Houd. The story was originally broadcast on the BBC podcast Short Cuts which is a Falling Tree Production...Show More

Status

23:35 | Oct 25th, 2016

In this episode of Serendipity, Martin reveals some surprising Swedish news about G-punkten and James Urbaniak asks you to unfriend him. Featuring the piece "Status" written by Brie Williams and performed by James Urbaniak. The story was originally b...Show More

Bannerman Quartet

30:18 | Oct 4th, 2016

In this episode of Serendipity, we talk across the ocean with Chris Brookes about his piece "The Bannerman Quartet." The story takes place in Bannerman Park on the remote coast of Newfoundland, Canada. We follow the stories of four characters, each i...Show More

Kenneth and Miriam

12:48 | Sep 15th, 2016

In this episode of Serendipity, Ann and Martin ring in the new season with the piece "Kenneth and Miriam." The story was written and produced by David Weinberg. David also has a podcast called Random Tape. Serendipity is the monthly podcast of The Sa...Show More

What Do You Mean?

14:02 | Jun 28th, 2016

In this episode of Serendipity, Ann and Martin bury their relationship and robots teach us about the arc of love. Our featured piece this month was "What Do You Mean?" It was written by Mira Burt-Wintonick and Cristal Duhaime and includes parts of a ...Show More

Almost Flamboyant

19:39 | Jun 2nd, 2016

In this episode of Serendipity, we celebrate the winners of the 2016 Sarah Lawrence College International Audio Fiction Awards. This episode features The Sarah Awards 1st place winner "Almost Flamboyant" by written by Rijn Collins and Lea Redfern. A ...Show More

Can You Help Me Find My Mom?

15:22 | May 19th, 2016

In this episode of Serendipity, we celebrate the winners of the 2016 Sarah Lawrence College International Audio Fiction Awards. This episode features The Sarah Awards 2nd place winner "Can You Help Me Find My Mom" by Jonathan Mitchell of The Truth po...Show More

Our Time is Up

33:36 | May 5th, 2016

In this episode of Serendipity, we celebrate the winners of the 2016 Sarah Lawrence College International Audio Fiction Awards. This episode features an abridged version of The Sarah Awards 3rd place winner "Our Time is Up" by Erin Anderson. You can ...Show More

Quadraturin

18:46 | Apr 21st, 2016

In this episode of Serendipity, we celebrate the winners of the 2016 Sarah Lawrence College International Audio Fiction Awards. This episode features the Best New Artist Winners Jon Earle and Emma Wiseman for their story "Quadraturin." Serendipity is...Show More

Designer Heartbeats

11:29 | Mar 30th, 2016

In this episode of Serendipity, love advice for Alan and hearts get manipulated. Featuring the audio fiction piece "Designer Heartbeats" by Chris Abrams, Sherre Delys and Rick Moody. Special thanks to Tom Dusenbery, Yahdon Israel and Ann Pibal. Seren...Show More

Strangers in a Small Cafe

15:34 | Feb 2nd, 2016

In this episode of Serendipity, people watch each other watching them. Featuring the story "Strangers in a Small Cafe" by Sharon Mashihi and Kaitlin Prest. Special thanks to Julia Barton, Brian Dolphin and Sarah Montague. Serendipity is the monthly p...Show More

Remember the Baby

19:25 | Dec 15th, 2015

In this episode of Serendipity, tragedy strikes a babysitter and Ann.   Featuring the story "Remember the Baby" by Jonathan Mitchell and The Truth. Performed by Ann Carr, Louis Kornfeld, and Amy Warren. Written by Louis Kornfeld and produced by Jonat...Show More

The Lobby

22:02 | Nov 3rd, 2015

In this episode of Serendipity, a man accidentally tunes into a channel showing a closed circuit image of a lobby and then begins to obsess about a mysterious woman in a pill-box hat. Ann waits in a hotel lobby for Martin who never seems to appear.  ...Show More

Sleeping Girl

18:34 | Sep 23rd, 2015

In this episode of Serendipity, a sleeping girl wakes up to a world dominated by youth, and Martin tries to stitch together his memories of Ann while imagining their future. Featuring the piece "Sleeping Girl" which was written and produced by Eliza ...Show More

I Blinked And I Was 30

12:10 | Aug 15th, 2015

In this episode, our lives pass before our eyes and Ann struggles with what to reveal to her new long-distance lover, Martin. Featuring "I Blinked And I Was 30" by Andrea Silenzi. Check out more of her work at Whyohwhy.sexy. Music from Quiet Music fo...Show More

Every Heart Has a Limited Amount of Heartbeats

11:42 | Jul 3rd, 2015

In this episode, a man and a woman meet on the streets of Brooklyn. Love is lost and found. Featuring "Every Heart Has a Limited Amount of Heartbeats" by Martin Johnson.   Learn more about Serendipity, The Sarah Awards, and join the audio fiction rev...Show More