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the moth

The Moth is a non-profit group based in New York City dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. Founded by George in 1997, the organization presents a wide range of theme-based storytelling events across the United States and abroad, often featuring prominent literary and cultural personalities. The Moth offers a weekly podcast and in 2009 launched a national public radio show, The Moth Radio Hour, which won a 2010 Peabody Award. The Moth has published three books: The Moth: 50 True Stories (2013) reached #22 on The New York Times Paperback Nonfiction Best-Seller List; All These Wonders: True Stories about Facing the Unknown (2017); and Occasional Magic: True Stories About Defying the Impossible (2019). The Moth's fourth book, How to Tell a Story: The Essential Guide to Memorable Storytelling from The Moth, was released on April 26, 2022.


"The Moth was the first global movement to come out of South Georgia since the Girl Scouts.”

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