In this first story, the question – You Want a Piece of Me? – is actually a genuine offer. Erin wants to donate an intimate, personal piece of herself to a total stranger. She wants to give away her voice.
Erin Anderson is an award-winning multimedia storyteller and assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh’s writing program.
A screenshot of the VocaliD "Voicebank" interface
Courtesy of VocaliD
Erin singing “Maybe” at the talent show at Pine Tree Elementary in 1991
Photo courtesy of Dana Maxon