Arthur has narrated and contributed to 400 audiobooks and directed dozens more.
He grew up in Oregon, attended Harvard College and the University of Chicago. He
has written and ghostwritten scripts, lyrics, and fiction. Several of his plays were
produced in New York and Chicago. He toured northern Italy with the Piccolo Teatro
di Milano as a singer songwriter.
He was literary manager at Chicago’s Body Politic Theatre and taught writing and
Comp lit at Northwestern University and the Art Institute of Chicago. At N. U. Press,
he edited and revised Viola Spolin’s seminal books on improvisational theatre.
Before working as a narrator he was managing editor of Renaissance Books in Los Angeles. He has won over 25 AudioFile earphones awards and has worked on nine titles that were nominated for Audies..
Arthur has directed books for Brilliance and Random House. Julia Whelan’s Witness, Nora Roberts, won an audie. In 2019 he directed LeVar Burton in Carl Sagan’s Cosmos, and an all star cast in Very Nice.
Most recently, he directed Bahni Turpin, in Black Cabinet.
A full list, with clips of almost 300 titles.
Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss Meir Shalev’s MY WILD GARDEN, read by Arthur Morey.