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Audies Award Finalists


The Audie Awards recognize distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment and are sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA). 2018 is the 23rd year of annual Audie Awards. Finalists are announced in 26 categories. 

See the Press Release (pdf) of the 2018 Finalists—released February 6, here. Winners will be announced at the Audies Gala, May 31.

Explore the 2018 Audie Award Finalists with sound clips and reviews in all categories below.  Browse prior years' awards: 2017 Audies, 2016 Audies, 2015 Audies, 2014 Audies.

Original Work

THE HANDMAID'S TALE: SPECIAL EDITION

THE HANDMAID'S TALE: SPECIAL EDITION

Margaret Atwood, Valerie Martin, Read by Claire Danes, Margaret Atwood, and a Full Cast

Claire Danes sparkles in this performance. At once timeless and timely, this dystopian novel... Read More

Original Work

MOTHER GO

MOTHER GO

James Patrick Kelly, Read by January LaVoy

Narrator January LaVoy performs this sci-fi adventure set 100 years in the future. Using a variety... Read More

Original Work

NEVERTHELESS WE PERSISTED

NEVERTHELESS WE PERSISTED

Amy Oestreicher, Cat Gould, Charlotte McKinnin and Others, Read by Amy Landon, Amy McFadden, Bailey Carr, Cat Gould and Others

This powerful volume of life-affirming poetry and prose is narrated by a variety of feminist voices.... Read More

Original Work

REBUTTAL

REBUTTAL

Jyotsna Hariharan, Read by Phoebe Strole, Michael Crouch and a Full Cast

Phoebe Strole, Michael Crouch, and a talented full cast narrate the Grand Prize winner of... Read More

Original Work

ROMEO AND JULIET

ROMEO AND JULIET

David Hewson, Read by Richard Armitage

Consummate actor Richard Armitage narrates this dynamic reimagining of ROMEO AND JULIET. It's an... Read More

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