We Make AUDIOBOOKS for WRITERS & LISTENERS

Choose a voice actor. Or narrate it yourself.

Your book on 16 + channels: Audible, iTunes, & more.

You get the highest share of royalties; up to 75%.

Choose a voice actor. Or narrate it yourself.
Your book on 16 + channels: Audible, Scribd, & more.
You get the highest share of royalties; up to 75%.

 

The Independent Audiobook Publisher

Talking Book is THE independent audiobook publisher. We believe in producing stories that are gutsy and innovative. We’re all in this together, and that’s pretty darn cool.

The FACES behind the MOUTHS

Ben Matchar Talking Book CEO

Ben Matchar

CEO

Ben founded Talking Book as a senior at Bennington College in Vermont. He has a long-held fascination with the intersection of economics and the arts. He is the winner of more than 100 Pulitzer Prizes, in his heart, where it truly matters. He is currently listening to The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber.

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Kris Hartrum

Acquisitions

For six years Kris was a freelance writer in Tokyo, Japan where he mostly drank and played street fighter. After curating content for eBay in NYC, Kris moved to North Carolina to run his big fat mouth about Hemingway’s A Cat In The Rain and co-found Talking Book.

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Dave Burr

Production

Dave is a master of sound and all things mid-sized rural NC towns. He comes from another dimension and a long line of great David’s including Bowie and Byrne.

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Jameson Hartrum

Accounts

Before coming to Talking Book Jameson worked in both adult films and high-level sales. He is currently listening to Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.

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Dani Harris

Designer

Dani Harris is a bookcover designer and content curator for Talking Book. She is also a dancer and the badass mother of the one and only Max Henry Hartrum.

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Marcy Hanneman

Publicity

Marcy is a first generation extraterrestrial and plant lover. For tales of her home world, you would have to ask her cat, Toru.

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