A student of neuroscience and speech pathology, Sean has translated his understanding of human behavior & vocal performance into a career in storytelling. A multiple Earphones Award–winning & Odyssey Honor narrator, he has 450 titles to his credit, working with such clients as Penguin Random House, Macmillan, Harper, Hachette, Simon & Schuster, Scholastic, Audible, Dreamscape, Podium, and Tantor. He primarily narrates Nonfiction, Literary Fiction, Mystery/Thriller, Science Fiction, and Romance. He is a regular journalistic narrator for AppleNews+.
As you can see, reading in his sleep was once a treasured pastime.
Now the task is strictly performed during waking hours.
awards / reviews
"Sean Patrick Hopkins offers exactly the kind of narration this audiobook deserves.... He makes this story of America's first significant overseas aid effort and the two people most responsible--a sea captain and a Catholic priest--come alive."
-- AudioFile Magazine, 2020 Earphones Award Winner
"Sean Patrick Hopkins delightfully narrates the story of Carlos... takes us slowly, carefully and poignantly through the adjustments that Carlos is making to his new life in a wheelchair and his new life with his aunt and uncle.... That slow unfolding of the story makes it all the more compelling."
--Parents' Choice Foundation, 2020 Silver Award
"Hopkins's unhurried pace makes the serious concepts more approachable for a young audience. He knows when to ramp up the intensity as he commentates on the games, adding energy and keeping listeners hooked." --AudioFile
"Sean Patrick Hopkins, in one of the best non-Mark Hamill [Luke Skywalker performances] I’ve ever heard." --MynockManor
"Sean Patrick Hopkins gives an unassuming, direct performance of Moffett's exhaustive audiobook about the nature of human behavior in groups and how we contrast to other species. ...Hopkins's narrative tone is approachable and enjoyable." --AudioFile
"Narrator Sean Patrick Hopkins unveils their world...like a riveting "Nova" episode.... Hopkins presents this combination of natural history and scientific mystery as a puzzling brain teaser, breathing life into its more scientific and complex sections with a clear, companionable voice and pacing that lets listeners absorb these detailed stories as they unfold." --AudioFile
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