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Story Department


Gabe Davis @ Story Department “Cold Turkey” from Austin Bat Cave on Vimeo.

At this adults-only monthly event inspired by NYC’s The Moth, talented storytellers riff on a theme. All proceeds (from entry fees and drink sales) go to support our free programs for kids ages 6–18.

Story Department is held at Home Slice Pizza on South Congress, beginning at 8:00. But get there early and have a beer with us!

Interested in telling a story with us? Contact us at info@austinbatcave.org

2020 Story Department Schedule & Themes

  •  February 11th — BFFs
  • April 14th — Never Have I Ever
  • June 9th — Accidents Will Happen
  • August 11th — Back to School
  • October 6th — Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Archived Stories


  • April 10: Suitable for Children
  • June 12: Comment Section
  • July 10: I Thought I Knew You
  • August 14: #TimesUp (Click to listen to Sarah Fisch’s story)
  • September 11: Get Out (Click to listen to Beverly Chukwu’s story)
  • October 27th: Speak of the Devil *Lit Crawl Edition








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