Narrative journalism sites
The Sunday Long Read, curated by Don Van Natta Jr. and Andrew Feldblum, sends out a weekly newsletter with links to the week’s best journalism.
Longreads has a regular newsletter too.
Nieman Storyboard, run by Harvard’s Nieman Foundation and edited by the legendary Jacqui Banaszynski, promotes important conversation about narrative non-fiction, including “Why’s this so good?” dissections.
The hosts of Longform podcast talk with nonfiction writers about their work.
Barry’s favorite stories by others
A five-year running list, updated each December.
Podcasts that tell stories over multiple episodes
A Killing in Waikiki (Offshore, Season 1)
The Blood Calls (Offshore, Season 3)
Favorite radio stations
Click here for a music-heavy list.
Interviews with Barry
Politics & Polls: Barry discusses voting rights in North Carolina with Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang, Princeton University, in 2018. Listen here.
Living in Poverty: a 2010 conversation between Barry and Prime Time Radio’s Mike Cuthbert about seniors at the economic margin. Includes audio clips of three family matriarchs interviewed by Barry. Listen below.
Background Briefing: Barry discusses private military companies with Ian Masters, KPFK-FM, Los Angeles in 2004. Listen below.
Barry has been active in the stuttering self-help community for three decades. Click here to read to hear him discuss his journey in a 2021 interview with Allegra Michael.
Here’s a list of work about stuttering by people who stutter. It includes books, essays, poetry, and video.