Being Siri

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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

Erin Anderson
Photo courtesy of Dana Maxon



Bob Carlson


Bob Carlson