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Falling in Love with Martians and Machines by Josh Pearce (audio)

57:38 | Dec 29th, 2017

This episode features "Falling in Love with Martians and Machines" written by Josh Pearce. Published in the December 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworl...Show More

Second Person, Present Tense by Daryl Gregory (audio)

1:01:43 | Nov 30th, 2017

This episode features "Second Person, Present Tense" written by Daryl Gregory. Originally published in Asimov's, September 2005. Reprinted in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story...Show More

But, Still, I Smile by D.A. Xiaolin Spires (audio)

59:36 | Mar 3rd

This episode features "But, Still, I Smile" written by D.A. Xiaolin Spires. Published in the March 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/spir...Show More

Digging by Ian McDonald (audio)

55:31 | Mar 3rd

This episode features "Digging" written by Ian McDonald. Originally published in Life on Mars: Tales from the New Frontier, edited by Jonathan Strahan. Reprinted in the February 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The tex...Show More

Mother Tongues by S. Qiouyi Lu (audio)

28:07 | Mar 2nd

This episode features "Mother Tongues" written by S. Qiouyi Lu. Originally published in Asimov's Science Fiction. Reprinted in the February 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found a...Show More

The Butcher of New Tasmania by Suo Hefu (audio)

25:01 | Mar 1st

This episode features "The Butcher of New Tasmania" written by Suo Hefu. Published in the February 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/suo_...Show More

The Face of God by Bo Balder (audio)

29:31 | Feb 28th

This episode features "The Face of God" written by Bo Balder. Published in the February 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/balder_02_19 ...Show More

Give the Family My Love by A. T. Greenblatt (audio)

42:21 | Feb 28th

This episode features "Give the Family My Love" written by A. T. Greenblatt. Published in the February 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/gr...Show More

The Final Ascent by Ian Creasey (audio)

1:13:25 | Feb 28th

This episode features "The Final Ascent" written by Ian Creasey. Published in the February 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/creasey_02_1...Show More

Painwise by Robert Reed (audio)

53:51 | Feb 24th

This episode features "Painwise" written by Robert Reed. Published in the February 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/reed_02_19 Suppo...Show More

East of the Sun, West of the Stars by Brit E. B. Hvide (audio)

35:51 | Feb 1st

This episode features "East of the Sun, West of the Stars" written by Brit E. B. Hvide. Published in the February 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldma...Show More

They Have All One Breath by Karl Bunker (audio)

1:23:45 | Feb 1st

This episode features "They Have All One Breath" written by Karl Bunker. Originally published in Asimov's Science Fiction, December 2016. Reprinted in the January 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of th...Show More

Left to Take the Lead by Marissa Lingen (audio)

1:16:12 | Feb 1st

This episode features "Left to Take the Lead" written by Marissa Lingen. Originally published in Analog Science Fiction, July/August 2018. Reprinted in the January 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of t...Show More

Venus in Bloom by Lavie Tidhar (audio)

22:07 | Jan 30th

This episode features "Venus in Bloom" written by Lavie Tidhar. Published in the January 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/tidhar_01_19 ...Show More

The Ghosts of Ganymede by Derek Künsken (audio)

1:02:37 | Jan 25th

This episode features "The Ghosts of Ganymede" written by Derek Kunsken. Published in the January 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/kunsk...Show More

Fire in the Bone by Ray Nayler (audio)

43:59 | Jan 21st

This episode features "Fire in the Bone" written by Ray Nayler. Published in the January 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/nayler_01_19 ...Show More

One’s Burden, Again by Natalia Theodoridou (audio)

45:07 | Jan 19th

This episode features "One's Burden, Again" written by Natalia Theodoridou. Published in the January 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/th...Show More

Eater of Worlds by Jamie Wahls (audio)

43:16 | Jan 1st

This episode features "Eater of Worlds" written by Jamie Wahls. Published in the January 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/wahls_01_19 ...Show More

Two-Year Man by Kelly Robson (audio)

36:33 | Dec 31st, 2018

This episode features "Two-Year Man" written by Kelly Robson. Originally published in Asimov's Science Fiction, August 2015. Reprinted in the December 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can...Show More

Master Zhao: The Tale of an Ordinary Time Traveler by Zhang Ran (audio)

1:36:23 | Dec 30th, 2018

This episode features "Master Zhao: The Tale of an Ordinary Time Traveler" written by Zhang Ran and translated by Andy Dudak. Published in the December 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can...Show More

The Names and Motions by Sheldon J. Pacotti (audio)

58:34 | Dec 29th, 2018

This episode features "The Names and Motions" written by Sheldon J. Pacotti. Published in the December 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/...Show More

When We Find Our Voices by Eleanna Castroianni (audio)

1:19:38 | Dec 29th, 2018

This episode features "When We Find Our Voices" written by Eleanna Castroianni. Published in the December 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.c...Show More

Bringing Down the Sky by Alan Bao (audio)

1:24:40 | Dec 27th, 2018

This episode features "Bringing Down the Sky" written by Alan Bao. Published in the December 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/bao_12_18 ...Show More

Marshmallows by D.A. Xiaolin Spires (audio)

28:42 | Dec 1st, 2018

This episode features "Marshmallows" written by D.A. Xiaolin Spires. Published in the December 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/spires_1...Show More

A Catalogue of Sunlight at the End of the World by A.C. Wise (audio)

48:16 | Nov 30th, 2018

This episode features "A Catalogue of Sunlight at the End of the World" written by A.C. Wise. Originally published in Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation, edited by Phoebe Wagner and Bront#235; Christopher Wieland. Reprinted in the No...Show More

Death on Mars by Madeline Ashby (audio)

1:04:43 | Nov 29th, 2018

This episode features "Death on Mars" written by Madeline Ashby. Originally published in Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities: A Collection of Space Futures, edited by Ed Finn, Joey Eschrich, and Juliet Ulman and reprinted in the November 2018 issue...Show More

The Love Letters by Peng Simeng (audio)

17:01 | Nov 27th, 2018

This episode features "The Love Letters" written by Peng Simeng and translated by S. Qiouyi Lu. Published in the November 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarke...Show More

The Gift of Angels: an introduction by Nina Allan (audio)

1:34:59 | Nov 25th, 2018

This episode features "The Gift of Angels: an introduction" written by Nina Allan. Published in the November 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazin...Show More

Ghost Island by E.E. King (audio)

25:29 | Nov 22nd, 2018

This episode features "Ghost Island" written by E.E. King. Published in the November 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/king_11_18 Sup...Show More

What the South Wind Whispers by H. Pueyo (audio)

37:04 | Nov 19th, 2018

This episode features "What the South Wind Whispers" written by H. Pueyo. Published in the November 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/pue...Show More

Octo-Heist in Progress by Rich Larson (audio)

56:39 | Nov 2nd, 2018

This episode features "Octo-Heist in Progress" written by Rich Larson. Published in the November 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/larson_...Show More

The Falls: A Luna Story by Ian McDonald (audio)

58:47 | Nov 1st, 2018

This episode features "The Falls: A Luna Story" written by Ian McDonald. Originally published in Meeting Infinity, edited by Jonathan Strahan and reprinted in the October 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine. Read by Kate Baker. The text version ...Show More

In Everlasting Wisdom by Aliette de Bodard (audio)

46:51 | Oct 31st, 2018

This episode features "In Everlasting Wisdom" written by Aliette de Bodard. Originally published in Infinity Wars, edited by Jonathan Strahan. Reprinted in the October 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version ...Show More

Thirty-Three Percent Joe by Suzanne Palmer (audio)

58:41 | Oct 30th, 2018

This episode features "Thirty-Three Percent Joe" written by Suzanne Palmer. Published in the October 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/pal...Show More

The Facecrafter by Anna Wu (audio)

1:07:29 | Oct 29th, 2018

This episode features "The Facecrafter" written by Anna Wu and translated by Emily Jin. Published in the October 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmag...Show More

When We Were Starless by Simone Heller (audio)

1:36:11 | Oct 23rd, 2018

This episode features "When We Were Starless" written by Simone Heller. Published in the October 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/heller...Show More

Sparrow by Yilin Wang (audio)

22:38 | Oct 15th, 2018

This episode features "Sparrow" written by Yilin Wang. Published in the October 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/wang_10_18 Support u...Show More

The Miracle Lambs of Minane by Finbarr O’Reilly (audio)

51:28 | Oct 1st, 2018

This episode features "The Miracle Lambs of Minane" written by Finbarr O'Reilly. Published in the October 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.c...Show More

Mayfly by Peter Watts and Derryl Murphy (audio)

48:18 | Oct 1st, 2018

This episode features "Mayfly" written by Peter Watts and Derryl Murphy. Originally published in Tesseracts 9 edited by Nalo Hopkinson and Geoff Ryman. Reprinted in the September 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The te...Show More

The Mighty Slinger by Karen Lord and Tobias S. Buckell (audio)

1:13:35 | Sep 30th, 2018

This episode features "The Mighty Slinger" written by Karen Lord and Tobias S. Buckell. Originally published in Bridging Infinity edited by Jonathan Strahan. Reprinted in the September 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. ...Show More

The Foodie Federation’s Dinosaur Farm by Luo Longxiang (audio)

1:10:03 | Sep 29th, 2018

This episode features "The Foodie Federationrsquo;s Dinosaur Farm" written by Luo Longxiang and translated by Andy Dudak. Published in the September 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can b...Show More

Dandelion by Elly Bangs (audio)

46:01 | Sep 21st, 2018

This episode features "Dandelion" written by Elly Bangs. Published in the September 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/bangs_09_18 Sup...Show More

Waves of Influence by D.A. Xiaolin Spires (audio)

46:02 | Sep 13th, 2018

This episode features "Waves of Influence" written by D.A. Xiaolin Spires. Published in the September 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/s...Show More

A Study in Oils by Kelly Robson (audio)

1:32:18 | Sep 1st, 2018

This episode features "A Study in Oils" written by Kelly Robson. Published in the September 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/robson_09_1...Show More

Othermother (Annex Excerpt) by Rich Larson (audio)

23:29 | Aug 31st, 2018

This episode features "Othermother (Annex Excerpt)" written by Rich Larson. Adapted from the novel Annex by Rich Larson. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be fo...Show More

Yukui! by James Patrick Kelly (audio)

34:37 | Aug 31st, 2018

This episode features "Yukui!" written by James Patrick Kelly. Originally published in The Promise of Space and Other Stories by James Patrick Kelly and reprinted in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text...Show More

The Loneliest Ward by Hao Jingfang (audio)

23:50 | Aug 30th, 2018

This episode features "The Loneliest Ward" written by Hao Jingfang and translated by Ken Liu. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworl...Show More

The Privilege of the Happy Ending by Kij Johnson (audio)

1:53:36 | Aug 29th, 2018

This episode features "The Privilege of the Happy Ending" written by Kij Johnson. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.c...Show More

Kingfisher by Robert Reed (audio)

1:34:20 | Aug 29th, 2018

This episode features "Kingfisher" written by Robert Reed. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/reed_08_18 Suppo...Show More

The Anchorite Wakes by R.S.A. Garcia (audio)

37:02 | Aug 15th, 2018

This episode features "The Anchorite Wakes" written by R.S.A. Garcia. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/garcia_08...Show More

The Veilonaut’s Dream by Henry Szabranski (audio)

45:28 | Aug 1st, 2018

This episode features "The Veilonaut's Dream" written by Henry Szabranski. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/szab...Show More

Last Gods by Sam J. Miller (audio)

44:57 | Aug 1st, 2018

This episode features "Last Gods" written by Sam J. Miller. Originally published in Drowned Worlds, edited by Jonathan Strahan. Reprinted in the July 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can ...Show More

Swift as a Dream and Fleeting as a Sigh by John Barnes (audio)

40:28 | Jul 31st, 2018

This episode features "Swift as a Dream and Fleeting as a Sigh" written by John Barnes. Originally published in Edge of Infinity, edited by Jonathan Strahan. Reprinted in the July 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The te...Show More

To Fly Like a Fallen Angel by Qi Yue (audio)

1:24:00 | Jul 29th, 2018

This episode features "To Fly Like a Fallen Angel" written by Qi Yue. Published in the July 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/qi_07_18 ...Show More

For What are Delusions if Not Dreams? by Osahon Ize-Iyamu (audio)

34:51 | Jul 27th, 2018

This episode features "For What are Delusions if Not Dreams?" written by Osahon Ize-Iyamu. Published in the July 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmag...Show More

The James Machine by Kate Osias (audio)

37:56 | Jul 25th, 2018

This episode features "The James Machine" written by Kate Osias. Published in the July 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/osias_07_18 ...Show More

A Gaze of Faces by Mike Buckley (audio)

1:24:01 | Jul 23rd, 2018

This episode features "A Gaze of Faces" written by Mike Buckley. Published in the July 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/buckley_07_18 ...Show More

Gubbinal by Lavie Tidhar (audio)

33:02 | Jul 1st, 2018

This episode features "Gubbinal" written by Lavie Tidhar. Published in the July 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/tidhar_07_18 Suppor...Show More

Meridian by Karin Lowachee (audio)

47:02 | Jun 29th, 2018

This episode features "Meridian" written by Karin Lowachee. Originally published in Where the Stars Rise, edited by Lucas K. Law and Derwin Mak. Reprinted in the June 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version o...Show More

The Deeps of the Sky by Elizabeth Bear (audio)

44:17 | Jun 28th, 2018

This episode features "The Deeps of the Sky" written by Elizabeth Bear. Originally published in Edge of Infinity, edited by Jonathan Strahan. Reprinted in the June 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of t...Show More

Heron of Earth by Vajra Chandrasekera (audio)

17:53 | Jun 27th, 2018

This episode features "Heron of Earth" written by Vajra Chandrasekera. Published in the June 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/chandraseke...Show More

Your Multicolored Life by Xing He (audio)

1:01:44 | Jun 26th, 2018

This episode features "Your Multicolored Life" written by Xing He. Published in the June 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/xing_06_18 ...Show More

The Cosmonaut’s Caretaker by Dora Klindžić (audio)

1:50:22 | Jun 24th, 2018

This episode features "The Cosmonaut's Caretaker" written by Dora Klind#382;i#263;. Published in the June 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.c...Show More

Vault by D.A. Xiaolin Spires (audio)

1:09:18 | Jun 20th, 2018

This episode features "Vault" written by D.A. Xiaolin Spires. Published in the June 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/spires_06_18 Su...Show More

A Space of One’s Own by Steve Rasnic Tem (audio)

33:22 | Jun 1st, 2018

This episode features "A Space of One's Own" written by Steve Rasnic Tem. Published in the June 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/tem_06_1...Show More

In Panic Town, on the Backward Moon by Michael F. Flynn (audio)

52:47 | Jun 1st, 2018

This episode features "In Panic Town, on the Backward Moon" written by Michael F. Flynn. Originally published in Mission: Tomorrow edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt and reprinted in the May 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. ...Show More

Cold Comfort by Pat Murphy and Paul Doherty (audio)

56:46 | May 31st, 2018

This episode features "Cold Comfort" written by Pat Murphy and Paul Doherty. Originally published in Bridging Infinity, edited by Jonathan Strahan. Reprinted in the May 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version...Show More

Farewell, Doraemon by A Que (audio)

2:30:16 | May 30th, 2018

This episode features "Farewell, Doraemon" written by A Que. Published in the May 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. Originally published in Chinese in Science Fiction World. The text version of this story can be found at...Show More

Fleeing Oslyge by Sally Gwylan (audio)

1:04:58 | May 26th, 2018

This episode features "Fleeing Oslyge" written by Sally Gwylan. Published in the May 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/gwylan_05_18 S...Show More

Not Now by Chelsea Muzar (audio)

33:55 | May 11th, 2018

This episode features "Not Now" written by Chelsea Muzar. Published in the May 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/muzar_05_18 Support ...Show More

A Vastness by Bo Balder (audio)

34:40 | May 2nd, 2018

This episode features "A Vastness" written by Bo Balder. Published in the May 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/balder_05_18 Support ...Show More

KIT: Some Assembly Required by Kathe Koja and Carter Scholz (audio)

43:14 | May 1st, 2018

This episode features "KIT: Some Assembly Required" written by Kathe Koja and Carter Scholz. Originally published in Asimov's Science Fiction, August 2016. Reprinted in the April 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine. Read by Kate Baker. The text ...Show More

The Baby Eaters by Ian McHugh (audio)

39:58 | Apr 30th, 2018

This episode features "The Baby Eaters" written by Ian McHugh. Originally published in Asimov's Science Fiction, January 2016, and reprinted in the April 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine. Read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can ...Show More

The Wings of Earth by Jiang Bo (audio)

1:55:10 | Apr 29th, 2018

This episode features "The Wings of Earth" written by Jiang Bo and translated by Andy Dudak. Published in the April 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldm...Show More

Logistics by A.J. Fitzwater (audio)

45:22 | Apr 29th, 2018

This episode features "Logistics" written by A.J. Fitzwater. Published in the April 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/fitzwater_04_18 ...Show More

Violets on the Tongue by Nin Harris (audio)

47:52 | Apr 26th, 2018

This episode features "Violets on the Tongue" written by Nin Harris. Published in the April 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/harris_04_1...Show More

Without Exile by Eleanna Castroianni (audio)

51:31 | Apr 22nd, 2018

This episode features "Without Exile" written by Eleanna Castroianni. Published in the April 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/castroiann...Show More

Carouseling by Rich Larson (audio)

41:38 | Apr 1st, 2018

This episode features "Carouseling" written by Rich Larson. Published in the April 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/larson_04_18 Supp...Show More

God Decay by Rich Larson (audio)

32:17 | Mar 31st, 2018

This episode features "God Decay" written by Rich Larson. Originally published in Upgraded, edited by Neil Clarke. Reprinted in the March 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at:...Show More

Are You Afflicted with Dragons? by Kage Baker (audio)

40:53 | Mar 31st, 2018

This episode features "Are You Afflicted with Dragons?" written by Kage Baker. Originally published in The Dragon Book, edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois. Reprinted in the March 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. Th...Show More

The No-One Girl and the Flower of the Farther Shore by E. Lily Yu (audio)

22:11 | Mar 30th, 2018

This episode features "The No-One Girl and the Flower of the Farther Shore" written by E. Lily Yu. Published in the March 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarke...Show More

Farewell, Adam by Xiu Xinyu (audio)

35:18 | Mar 29th, 2018

This episode features "Farewell, Adam" written by Xiu Xinyu and translated by Blake Stone-Banks. Published in the March 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesw...Show More

Unplaces: An Atlas of Non-existence by Izzy Wasserstein (audio)

16:34 | Mar 28th, 2018

This episode features "Unplaces: An Atlas of Non-existence" written by Izzy Wasserstein. Published in the March 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmaga...Show More

The Persistence of Blood by Juliette Wade (audio)

3:12:32 | Mar 23rd, 2018

This episode features "The Persistence of Blood" written by Juliette Wade. Published in the March 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/wade_...Show More

Tool-Using Mimics by Kij Johnson (audio)

19:41 | Mar 1st, 2018

This episode features "Tool-Using Mimics" written by Kij Johnson. Published in the March 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/johnson_03_18 ...Show More

The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi by Pat Cadigan (audio)

59:30 | Mar 1st, 2018

This episode features "The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi" written by Pat Cadigan. Originally published in Edge of Infinity edited by Jonathan Strahan. Reprinted in the February 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The ...Show More

The Power is Out by A Que (audio)

1:24:59 | Feb 26th, 2018

This episode features "The Power is Out" written by A Que. Published in the February 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/a_02_18 Suppor...Show More

Umbernight by Carolyn Ives Gilman (audio)

2:01:38 | Feb 25th, 2018

This episode features "Umbernight" written by Carolyn Ives Gilman. Published in the February 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/gilman_02_...Show More

Obliteration by Robert Reed (audio)

39:22 | Feb 15th, 2018

This episode features "Obliteration" written by Robert Reed. Published in the February 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/reed_02_18 S...Show More

Deep Down in the Cloud by Julie Novakova (audio)

42:59 | Feb 1st, 2018

This episode features "Deep Down in the Cloud" written by Julie Novakova. Published in the February 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/nov...Show More

For I Have Lain Me Down on the Stone of Loneliness and I’ll Not Be Back Again by Michael Swanwick (audio)

41:26 | Jan 31st, 2018

This episode features "For I Have Lain Me Down on the Stone of Loneliness and I'll Not Be Back Again" written by Michael Swanwick. Originally published in Asimov' Science Fiction, August 2011. Reprint in the January 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazin...Show More

Her Smoke Rose Up Forever by James Tiptree Jr. (audio)

53:35 | Jan 31st, 2018

This episode features "Her Smoke Rose Up Forever" written by James Tiptree Jr.. Published in Final Stage: The Ultimate Science Fiction Anthology, edited by Edward L. Ferman and Barry N. Malzberg. Reprinted in the January 2018 issue of Clarkesworld M...Show More

The Lighthouse Girl by Bao Shu (audio)

1:02:28 | Jan 29th, 2018

This episode features "The Lighthouse Girl" written by Bao Shu and translated by Andy Dudak. Published in the January 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworl...Show More

A Cigarette Burn In Your Memory by Bo Balder (audio)

29:02 | Jan 26th, 2018

This episode features "A Cigarette Burn In Your Memory" written by Bo Balder. Published in the January 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/...Show More

Sour Milk Girls by Erin Roberts (audio)

39:16 | Jan 26th, 2018

This episode features "Sour Milk Girls" written by Erin Roberts. Published in the January 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/roberts_01_18 ...Show More

Say it Low, then Loud by Osahon Ize-Iyamu (audio)

40:31 | Jan 19th, 2018

This episode features "Say it Low, then Loud" written by Osahon Ize-Iyamu. Published in the January 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/ize-...Show More

A World to Die For by Tobias S. Buckell (audio)

1:06:43 | Jan 2nd, 2018

This episode features "A World to Die For" written by Tobias S. Buckell. Published in the January 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/bucke...Show More

Botanica Veneris: Thirteen Papercuts by Ida Countess Rathangan by Ian McDonald (audio)

1:41:45 | Dec 31st, 2017

This episode features "Botanica Veneris: Thirteen Papercuts by Ida Countess Rathangan" written by Ian McDonald originally published in Old Venus, edited by Gardner Dozois and George R. R. Martin. Reprinted in the December 2017 issue of Clarkesworld ...Show More

Who’s Afraid of Wolf 359 by Ken MacLeod (audio)

33:51 | Dec 30th, 2017

This episode features "Who's Afraid of Wolf 359" written by Ken MacLeod. Originally published in The New Space Opera edited by Gardner Dozois and Jonathan Strahan. Reprinted in the December 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker....Show More

Landmark by Cassandra Khaw (audio)

16:11 | Dec 30th, 2017

This episode features "Landmark" written by Cassandra Khaw. Published in the December 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/khaw_12_17 Su...Show More

Darkness, Our Mother by Eleanna Castroianni (audio)

40:31 | Dec 29th, 2017

This episode features "Darkness, Our Mother" written by Eleanna Castroianni. Published in the December 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/...Show More

Crossing LaSalle by Lettie Prell (audio)

41:40 | Dec 22nd, 2017

This episode features "Crossing LaSalle" written by Lettie Prell. Published in the December 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/prell_12_17 ...Show More

The Rains on Mars by Natalia Theodoridou (audio)

35:17 | Dec 1st, 2017

This episode features "The Rains on Mars" written by Natalia Theodoridou. Published in the December 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/the...Show More

Martian Blood by Allen M. Steele (audio)

1:11:59 | Dec 1st, 2017

This episode features "Martian Blood" written by Allen M. Steele. Originally published in Old Mars, edited by Gardner Dozois and George R. R. Martin. Reprinted in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text ...Show More

The Catalog of Virgins by Nicoletta Vallorani (audio)

26:06 | Nov 28th, 2017

This episode features "The Catalog of Virgins" written by Nicoletta Vallorani and translated by Rachel S. Cordasco. Published in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found ...Show More

Who Won the Battle of Arsia Mons? by Sue Burke (audio)

1:15:31 | Nov 28th, 2017

This episode features "Who Won the Battle of Arsia Mons?" written by Sue Burke. Published in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.c...Show More

Dead Heroes by Mike Buckley (audio)

35:50 | Nov 21st, 2017

This episode features "Dead Heroes" written by Mike Buckley. Published in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/buckley_11_17 ...Show More

Retrieval by Suzanne Walker (audio)

26:57 | Nov 8th, 2017

This episode features "Retrieval" written by Suzanne Walker. Published in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/walker_11_17 ...Show More

Prasetyo Plastics by D.A. Xiaolin Spires (audio)

40:38 | Nov 1st, 2017

This episode features "Prasetyo Plastics" written by D.A. Xiaolin Spires. Published in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/spi...Show More

Red Lights, And Rain by Gareth L. Powell (audio)

40:52 | Nov 1st, 2017

This episode features "Red Lights, And Rain" written by Gareth L. Powell. Originally published in emSolaris Rising 3: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction,/em edited by Ian Whates. Reprinted in the October 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and ...Show More

Shiomah’s Land by Nisi Shawl (audio)

1:10:50 | Oct 31st, 2017

This episode features "Shiomah's Land" written by Nisi Shawl. Originally published in Asimov's Science Fiction, March 2001. Reprinted in the October 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can b...Show More

The Psychology Game by Xia Jia (audio)

28:04 | Oct 31st, 2017

This episode features "The Psychology Game" written by Xia Jia and translated by Emily Jin and Ken Liu. Published in the October 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://...Show More

Intro to Prom by Genevieve Valentine (audio)

1:19:17 | Oct 31st, 2017

This episode features "Intro to Prom" written by Genevieve Valentine. Published in the October 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/valentin...Show More

The Last Boat-Builder in Ballyvoloon by Finbarr O’Reilly (audio)

46:58 | Oct 21st, 2017

This episode features "The Last Boat-Builder in Ballyvoloon" written by Finbarr O'Reilly. Published in the October 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldm...Show More

The Nightingales in Plátres by Natalia Theodoridou (audio)

46:17 | Oct 20th, 2017

This episode features "The Nightingales in Platres" written by Natalia Theodoridou. Published in the October 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazin...Show More

The Sum of Her Expectations by Jack Skillingstead (audio)

59:37 | Oct 1st, 2017

This episode features "The Sum of Her Expectations" written by Jack Skillingstead. Published in the October 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine...Show More

Warmth by Geoff Ryman (audio)

46:51 | Oct 1st, 2017

This episode features "Warmth" written by Geoff Ryman. Originally published in Originally published in Interzone, October 1995. Reprinted in the September 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story...Show More

Bonding with Morry by Tom Purdom (audio)

42:15 | Sep 30th, 2017

This episode features "Bonding with Morry" written by Tom Purdom. Reprinted from Asimov's Science Fiction, April-May 2012. Published in the September 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can ...Show More

Möbius Continuum by Gu Shi (audio)

34:56 | Sep 29th, 2017

This episode features "Mouml;bius Continuum" written by Gu Shi and translated by S. Qiouyi Lu. Translated in cooperation with Storycom. Published in the September 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of thi...Show More

Pan-Humanism: Hope and Pragmatics by Jess Barber and Sara Saab (audio)

1:35:29 | Sep 29th, 2017

This episode features "Pan-Humanism: Hope and Pragmatics" written by Jess Barber and Sara Saab. Published in the September 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworl...Show More

The Secret Life of Bots by Suzanne Palmer (audio)

1:11:41 | Sep 28th, 2017

This episode features "The Secret Life of Bots" written by Suzanne Palmer. Published in the September 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/p...Show More

Little /^^^\&- by Eric Schwitzgebel (audio)

47:21 | Sep 22nd, 2017

This episode features "Little /^^^\#38;-" written by Eric Schwitzgebel. Published in the September 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/schw...Show More

Antarctic Birds by A. Brym (audio)

29:50 | Sep 1st, 2017

This episode features "Antarctic Birds" written by A. Brym. Published in the September 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/brym_09_17 Support us ...Show More

Venice Drowned by Kim Stanley Robinson (audio)

57:13 | Sep 1st, 2017

This episode features "Venice Drowned" written by Kim Stanley Robinson. Originally published in Universe 11, edited by Terry Carr. Reprinted in the August 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story...Show More

Fleet by Sandra McDonald (audio)

46:12 | Aug 31st, 2017

This episode features "Fleet" written by Sandra McDonald. Originally published in We See a Different Frontier. Reprinted in the August 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: ht...Show More

A Man Out of Fashion by Chen Qiufan (audio)

1:27:54 | Aug 30th, 2017

This episode features "A Man Out of Fashion" written by Chen Qiufan. Originally published in Chinese in Science Fiction World, October 2014. Published in the August 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. This translation is base...Show More

In the Blind by Sunny Moraine (audio)

42:38 | Aug 29th, 2017

This episode features "In the Blind" written by Sunny Moraine. Published in the August 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/moraine_08_17 ...Show More

The Stone Weta by Octavia Cade (audio)

32:37 | Aug 28th, 2017

This episode features "The Stone Weta" written by Octavia Cade. Published in the August 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/cade_08_17 S...Show More

Reversion by Nin Harris (audio)

51:08 | Aug 18th, 2017

This episode features "Reversion" written by Nin Harris. Published in the August 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/harris_08_17 Support us on P...Show More

Twisted Knots by D.A. Xiaolin Spires (audio)

43:44 | Aug 1st, 2017

This episode features "Twisted Knots" written by D.A. Xiaolin Spires. Published in the August 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/spires_08_1...Show More

Oracle by Lavie Tidhar (audio)

1:02:48 | Jul 31st, 2017

This episode features "Oracle" written by Lavie Tidhar. Originally published in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, September 2013. Reprinted in the the July issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. Text of this story can be found at: h...Show More

Forever Bound by Joe Haldeman (audio)

1:18:46 | Jul 30th, 2017

This episode features "Forever Bound" written by Joe Haldeman. Originally published in Warriors, edited by Gardner Dozois and George R. R. Martin. Reprinted in the the July issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. Text of this story ...Show More

Last Chance by Nicole Kornher-Stace (audio)

1:10:34 | Jul 25th, 2017

This episode features "Last Chance" written by Nicole Kornher-Stace. Published in the the July issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. Text of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/kornher-stace_07_17 Suppor...Show More

The Bridgegroom by Bo Balder (audio)

1:03:09 | Jul 17th, 2017

This episode features "The Bridgegroom" written by Bo Balder. Published in the the July issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. Text of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/balder_07_17 Support us on Patreo...Show More

The Significance of Significance by Robert Reed (audio)

39:43 | Jul 12th, 2017

This episode features "The Significance of Significance" written by Robert Reed. Published in the the July issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. Text of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/reed_07_17 Sup...Show More

Travelers by Rich Larson (audio)

26:46 | Jul 11th, 2017

This episode features "Travelers" written by Rich Larson. Published in the the July issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. Text of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/larson_07_17 Support us on Patreon at...Show More

An Age of Ice by Zhang Ran (audio)

23:41 | Jul 1st, 2017

This episode features "An Age of Ice" written by Zhang Ran. Published in the the July issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. Text of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/zhang_07_17 Support us on Patreon a...Show More

The Waiting Stars by Aliette de Bodard (audio)

1:08:13 | Jul 1st, 2017

This episode features "The Waiting Stars" written by Aliette de Bodard. Reprinted in the the June issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. Originally published in The Other Half of the Sky, edited by Athena Andreadis and Kay Holt. Te...Show More

Human Error by Jay Lake (audio)

41:39 | Jun 30th, 2017

This episode features "Human Error" written by Jay Lake. Reprinted in the the June issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. Originally published in Interzone, January/February 2010. Text of this story can be found at: http://clarkesw...Show More

An Account of the Sky Whales by A Que (audio)

1:24:33 | Jun 27th, 2017

This episode features "An Account of the Sky Whales" written by A Que and translated by Andy Dudak. Publishing in the the June issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. Text of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.c...Show More

The Ways Out by Sam J. Miller (audio)

50:09 | Jun 23rd, 2017

Our fourth podcast for June is "The Ways Out" written by Sam J. Miller and read by Kate Baker. Support us at Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld

Neptune’s Trident by Nina Allan (audio)

1:37:03 | Jun 15th, 2017

Our third podcast for June is "Neptune's Trident" written by Nina Allan and read by Kate Baker. Support us at Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld

My Dear, Like the Sky and Stars and Sun by Julia K. Patt (audio)

55:59 | Jun 10th, 2017

Our second podcast for June is "My Dear, Like the Sky and Stars and Sun" written by Julia K. Patt and read by Kate Baker. Support us at Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld

Fool’s Cap by Andy Dudak (audio)

1:04:46 | Jun 1st, 2017

Our first podcast for June is #8220;Fool's Cap#8221; written by Andy Dudak and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Man Who Walked Home by James Tiptree Jr. (audio)

47:27 | May 31st, 2017

Our sixth podcast for May is #8220;The Man Who Walked Home#8221; written by James Tiptree Jr. and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Amazing Science Fiction, May 1972. Subscribe to our podcast.

Running the Snake by Kage Baker (audio).

52:52 | May 30th, 2017

Our fifth podcast for May is #8220;Running the Snake#8221; written by Kage Baker and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Sideways In Crime, edited by Lou Anders. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Person Who Saw Cetus by Tang Fei (audio)

43:42 | May 29th, 2017

Our fourth podcast for May is #8220;The Person Who Saw Cetus#8221; written by Tang Fei and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Chinese in Cosmos Is Calling: Gogo, edited by Chen Kun, December 2015. #160; Translated and published in ...Show More

Baroness by E. Catherine Tobler (audio)

38:22 | May 28th, 2017

Our third podcast for May is #8220;Baroness#8221; written by E. Catherine Tobler and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

We Who Live in the Heart by Kelly Robson (audio)

1:43:02 | May 18th, 2017

Our second podcast for May is #8220;We Who Live in the Heart#8221; written by Kelly Robson and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Streams and Mountains by Nick Wolven (audio)

1:05:21 | May 1st, 2017

Our first podcast for May is #8220;Streams and Mountains#8221; written by Nick Wolven and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Ancient Engines by Michael Swanwick (audio)

23:07 | Apr 30th, 2017

pThis episode features "Ancient Engines" by Michael Swanwick from the April issue of Clarkesworld Magazine. Read by Kate Baker./p pText of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/swanwick_04_17_reprint/p pOriginally published in...Show More

Thing and Sick by Adam Roberts (audio)

1:04:26 | Apr 24th, 2017

pThis episode features "Thing and Sick" by Adam Roberts from the April issue of Clarkesworld Magazine. Read by Kate Baker./p pText of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/roberts_04_17_reprint/p pOriginally published in Solar...Show More

The Robot Who Liked to Tell Tall Tales by Fei Dao (audio)

1:01:54 | Apr 22nd, 2017

Our fifth podcast for April is #8220;The Robot Who Liked to Tell Tall Tales#8221; written by Fei Dao and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Chinese in Zui Found, November 2014. #160; Translated and published in partnership with Storyc...Show More

Sunwake, in the Lands of Teeth by Juliette Wade (audio)

2:46:29 | Apr 20th, 2017

Our fourth podcast for April is #8220;Sunwake, in the Lands of Teeth#8221; written by Juliette Wade and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Left of Bang: Preemptive Self-Actualization for Autonomous Systems by Vajra Chandrasekera (audio)

11:10 | Apr 18th, 2017

Our third podcast for April is #8220;Left of Bang: Preemptive Self-Actualization for Autonomous Systems#8221; written by Vajra Chandrasekera and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Some Remarks on the Reproductive Strategy of the Common Octopus by Bogi Takács (audio)

27:59 | Apr 14th, 2017

Our second podcast for April is #8220;Some Remarks on the Reproductive Strategy of the Common Octopus#8221; written by Bogi Tak#225;cs and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Conglomerate by Robert Brice (audio)

38:39 | Apr 1st, 2017

Our first podcast for April is #8220;Conglomerate#8221; written by Robert Brice and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

At the Cross-Time Jaunter’s Ball by Alexander Jablokov (audio)

1:16:45 | Apr 1st, 2017

Our seventh podcast for March is #8220;At the Cross-Time Jaunter's Ball#8221; written by Alexander Jablokov and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Isaac Asimov#8217;s Science Fiction Magazine, August 1987. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Discovered Country by Ian R. MacLeod (audio)

1:21:37 | Mar 31st, 2017

Our sixth podcast for March is #8220;The Discovered Country#8221; written by Ian R. MacLeod and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Asimov#8217;s Science Fiction Magazine, September 2013. Subscribe to our podcast.

Goodnight, Melancholy by Xia Jia (audio)

1:29:33 | Mar 30th, 2017

Our fifth podcast for March is #8220;Goodnight, Melancholy#8221; written by Xia Jia and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Chinese in Science Fiction World, June 2015. #160; Translated and published in partnership with Storycom. Subsc...Show More

Crown of Thorns by Octavia Cade (audio)

32:36 | Mar 29th, 2017

Our fourth podcast for March is #8220;Crown of Thorns#8221; written by Octavia Cade and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Waiting Out the End of the World in Patty’s Place Cafe by Naomi Kritzer (audio)

35:47 | Mar 17th, 2017

Our third podcast for March is #8220;Waiting Out the End of the World in Patty's Place Cafe#8221; written by Naomi Kritzer and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Real Ghosts by J.B. Park (audio)

25:51 | Mar 6th, 2017

Our second podcast for March is #8220;Real Ghosts#8221; written by J.B. Park and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Two Ways of Living by Robert Reed (audio)

30:25 | Mar 1st, 2017

Our first podcast for March is #8220;Two Ways of Living#8221; written by Robert Reed and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Dragonslayer of Merebarton by K.J. Parker (audio)

55:46 | Mar 1st, 2017

Our sixth podcast for February is #8220;The Dragonslayer of Merebarton#8221; written by K.J. Parker and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Fearsome Journeys edited by Jonathan Strahan. Subscribe to our podcast.

Dragon’s Deep by Cecelia Holland (audio)

1:08:58 | Feb 28th, 2017

Our fifth podcast for February is #8220;Dragon's Deep#8221; written by Cecelia Holland and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in The Dragon Book: Magical Tales from the Masters of Modern Fantasy edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois. Su...Show More

Rain Ship by Chi Hui (audio)

1:45:07 | Feb 28th, 2017

Our fourth podcast for February is #8220;Rain Ship#8221; written by Chi Hui and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Chinese in Science Fiction World, January 2014. #160; Translated and published in partnership with Storycom. Subscribe...Show More

How Bees Fly by Simone Heller (audio)

58:23 | Feb 25th, 2017

Our third podcast for February is #8220;How Bees Fly#8221; written by Simone Heller and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Prosthetic Daughter by Nin Harris (audio)

43:01 | Feb 10th, 2017

Our second podcast for February is #8220;Prosthetic Daughter#8221; written by Nin Harris and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Assassins by Jack Skillingstead and Burt Courtier (audio)

22:50 | Feb 1st, 2017

Our first podcast for February is #8220;Assassins#8221; written by Jack Skillingstead and Burt Courtier and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Shipmaker by Aliette de Bodard (audio)

42:56 | Feb 1st, 2017

Our seventh podcast for January is #8220;The Shipmaker#8221; written by Aliette de Bodard and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Interzone, Issue 231, September 2010. Subscribe to our podcast.

Events Preceding the Helvetican Renaissance by John Kessel (audio)

1:24:27 | Jan 31st, 2017

Our sixth podcast for January is #8220;Events Preceding the Helvetican Renaissance#8221; written by John Kessel and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in The New Space Opera 2, edited by Gardner Dozois and Jonathan Strahan. Subscribe to ...Show More

Milla by Lorenzo Crescentini and Emanuela Valentini (audio)

24:59 | Jan 29th, 2017

Our fifth podcast for January is #8220;Milla#8221; written by Lorenzo Crescentini and Emanuela Valentini and read by Kate Baker. #160; Translated from the original Italian version scheduled to appear in Living Force Magazine, Issue 49. Subscribe to ...Show More

Interchange by Gary Kloster (audio)

1:23:46 | Jan 26th, 2017

Our fourth podcast for January is #8220;Interchange#8221; written by Gary Kloster and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Justice Systems in Quantum Parallel Probabilities by Lettie Prell (audio)

23:31 | Jan 15th, 2017

Our third podcast for January is #8220;Justice Systems in Quantum Parallel Probabilities#8221; written by Lettie Prell and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

A Series of Steaks by Vina Jie-Min Prasad (audio)

56:45 | Jan 12th, 2017

Our second podcast for January is #8220;A Series of Steaks#8221; written by Vina Jie-Min Prasad and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Ghost Ship Anastasia by Rich Larson (audio)

1:04:11 | Jan 1st, 2017

Our first podcast for January is #8220;The Ghost Ship Anastasia#8221; written by Rich Larson and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Most Famous Little Girl in the World by Nancy Kress (audio)

1:05:25 | Dec 31st, 2016

Our seventh podcast for December is #8220;The Most Famous Little Girl in the World#8221; written by Nancy Kress and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Sci Fiction, May 8, 2002. Subscribe to our podcast.

A Soldier of the City by David Moles (audio)

58:55 | Dec 30th, 2016

Our sixth podcast for December is #8220;A Soldier of the City#8221; written by David Moles and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in#160;Engineering Infinity, edited by Jonathan Strahan. Subscribe to our podcast.

A Future Far Too Bright by Yosef Lindell (audio)

39:19 | Dec 28th, 2016

Our fifth podcast for December is #8220;A Future Far Too Bright#8221; written by Yosef Lindell and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Blue Grey Blue by Yukimi Ogawa (audio)

37:32 | Dec 15th, 2016

Our fourth podcast for December is #8220;Blue Grey Blue#8221; written by Yukimi Ogawa and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Checkerboard Planet by Eleanor Arnason (audio)

1:22:51 | Dec 12th, 2016

Our third podcast for December is #8220;Checkerboard Planet#8221; written by Eleanor Arnason and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Painter of Stars by Wang Yuan (audio)

44:56 | Dec 10th, 2016

Our second podcast for December is #8220;Painter of Stars#8221; written by Wang Yuan and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Chinese on the World Chinese Science Fiction Association website, 2014-10-31. #160; Translated and published i...Show More

A Tower for the Coming World by Maggie Clark (audio)

43:44 | Dec 1st, 2016

Our first podcast for December is #8220;A Tower for the Coming World#8221; written by Maggie Clark and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Reef by Paul McAuley (audio)

1:18:20 | Dec 1st, 2016

Our eighth podcast for November is #8220;Reef#8221; written by Paul McAuley and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Skylife: Space Habitats in Story and Science, edited by Gregory Benford #38; George Zebrowski, 2000. Subscribe to our p...Show More

An Eligible Boy by Ian McDonald (audio)

1:21:46 | Nov 30th, 2016

Our seventh podcast for November is #8220;An Eligible Boy#8221; written by Ian McDonald and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Fast Forward 2, edited by Lou Anders, 2008. Subscribe to our podcast.

Afrofuturist 419 by Nnedi Okorafor (audio)

15:02 | Nov 29th, 2016

Our sixth podcast for November is #8220;Afrofuturist 419#8221; written by Nnedi Okorafor and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Western Heaven by Chen Hongyu (audio)

1:11:47 | Nov 27th, 2016

Our fifth podcast for November is #8220;Western Heaven#8221; written by Chen Hongyu and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Chinese in ZUI Found, April 2014, Issue 168. #160; Translated and published in partnership with Storycom. Subs...Show More

Follow the White Line by Bo Balder (audio)

38:23 | Nov 24th, 2016

Our fourth podcast for November is #8220;Follow the White Line#8221; written by Bo Balder and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Of Sight, of Mind, of Heart by Samantha Murray (audio)

21:11 | Nov 22nd, 2016

Our third podcast for November is #8220;Of Sight, of Mind, of Heart#8221; written by Samantha Murray and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Where Water Joins by Nelly Geraldine García-Rosas (audio)

18:49 | Nov 11th, 2016

Our second podcast for November is #8220;Where Water Joins#8221; written by Nelly Geraldine Garcia-Rosas and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

What The Stories Steal by Nin Harris (audio)

38:49 | Nov 1st, 2016

Our first podcast for November is #8220;What The Stories Steal#8221; written by Nin Harris and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Afrofuturist 419 by Nnedi Okorafor

06:36 | Nov 1st, 2016

Nigerian Astronaut Really is Lost in Space and He#8217;s in Trouble It turns out the scam letter was not all a scam. There actually is a Nigerian man stuck out there on a space station, he#8217;s been stuck there for fourteen years and after recent ...Show More

The Very Pulse of the Machine by Michael Swanwick (audio)

50:48 | Oct 31st, 2016

Our seventh podcast for October is #8220;The Very Pulse of the Machine#8221; written by Michael Swanwick and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Asimov#8217;s Science Fiction, February 1998. Subscribe to our podcast.

Old Domes by JY Yang (audio)

43:00 | Oct 30th, 2016

Our sixth podcast for October is #8220;Old Domes#8221; written by JY Yang and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in We See a Different Frontier, edited by Fabio Fernandes and Djibril al-Ayad, 2013. Subscribe to our podcast.

Rusties by Nnedi Okorafor and Wanuri Kahiu (audio)

40:28 | Oct 29th, 2016

Our fifth podcast for October is #8220;Rusties#8221; written by Nnedi Okorafor and Wanuri Kahiu and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Everyone from Themis Sends Letters Home by Genevieve Valentine (audio)

1:01:24 | Oct 26th, 2016

Our fourth podcast for October is #8220;Everyone from Themis Sends Letters Home#8221; written by Genevieve Valentine and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Calculations of Artificials by Chi Hui (audio)

1:02:00 | Oct 20th, 2016

Our third podcast for October is #8220;The Calculations of Artificials#8221; written by Chi Hui and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Chinese in Science Fiction World, May 2010. #160; Translated and published in partnership with Stor...Show More

One Sister, Two Sisters, Three by James Patrick Kelly (audio)

1:09:04 | Oct 14th, 2016

Our second podcast for October is #8220;One Sister, Two Sisters, Three#8221; written by James Patrick Kelly and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Next Scene by Robert Reed (audio)

40:23 | Oct 1st, 2016

Our first podcast for October is #8220;The Next Scene#8221; written by Robert Reed and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

No Placeholder for You My Love by Nick Wolven (audio)

57:56 | Sep 30th, 2016

Our eighth podcast for September is #8220;No Placeholder for You My Love#8221; written by Nick Wolven and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Dark City Luminous by Tom Crosshill (audio)

23:39 | Sep 30th, 2016

Our seventh podcast for September is #8220;The Dark City Luminous#8221; written by Tom Crosshill and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in The Baltic Atlas (Sternberg Press), for the exhibition of the Baltic States Pavilion at the Venice Arc...Show More

The House of Half Mirrors by Thoraiya Dyer (audio)

44:34 | Sep 28th, 2016

Our sixth podcast for September is #8220;The House of Half Mirrors#8221; written by Thoraiya Dyer and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Toward the Luminous Towers by Bogi Takács (audio)

30:36 | Sep 25th, 2016

Our fifth podcast for September is #8220;Toward the Luminous Towers#8221; written by Bogi Tak#225;cs and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Opposite and the Adjacent by Liu Yang (audio)

15:35 | Sep 24th, 2016

Our fourth podcast for September is #8220;The Opposite and the Adjacent#8221; written by Liu Yang and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Chinese in Micro SF, December 2014. #160; Translated and published in partnership with Storycom. ...Show More

The Green Man Cometh by Rich Larson (audio)

1:23:13 | Sep 12th, 2016

Our third podcast for September is #8220;The Green Man Cometh#8221; written by Rich Larson and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Aphrodite’s Blood, Decanted by Jennifer Campbell-Hicks (audio)

22:26 | Sep 11th, 2016

Our second podcast for September is #8220;Aphrodite's Blood, Decanted#8221; written by Jennifer Campbell-Hicks and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Despoilers by Jack Skillingstead (audio)

28:11 | Sep 1st, 2016

Our first podcast for September is #8220;The Despoilers#8221; written by Jack Skillingstead and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

A Stopped Clock by Madeline Ashby (audio)

45:27 | Aug 31st, 2016

Our eighth podcast for August is #8220;A Stopped Clock#8221; written by Madeline Ashby and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in The Atlantic Council Art of Future Warfare Project: War Stories from the Future, edited by August Cole, 2015. Sub...Show More

The Fish Merchant by Tobias S. Buckell (audio)

37:46 | Aug 31st, 2016

Our seventh podcast for August is #8220;The Fish Merchant#8221; written by Tobias S. Buckell and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Science Fiction Age, March 2000. Subscribe to our podcast.

Alone, on the Wind by Karla Schmidt (audio)

1:33:05 | Aug 31st, 2016

Our sixth podcast for August is #8220;Alone, on the Wind#8221; written by Karla Schmidt, translated by Lara Harmon, and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Reclamation by Ryan Row (audio)

30:52 | Aug 29th, 2016

Our fifth podcast for August is #8220;Reclamation#8221; written by Ryan Row and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Engines Imperial by Sean Bensinger (audio)

24:33 | Aug 17th, 2016

Our fourth podcast for August is #8220;The Engines Imperial#8221; written by Sean Bensinger and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Now is the Hour by Emily Devenport (audio)

33:40 | Aug 13th, 2016

Our third podcast for August is #8220;Now is the Hour#8221; written by Emily Devenport and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Teenagers from Outer Space by Dale Bailey (audio)

1:14:45 | Aug 12th, 2016

Our second podcast for August is #8220;Teenagers from Outer Space#8221; written by Dale Bailey and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

First Light at Mistaken Point by Kali Wallace (audio)

52:49 | Aug 1st, 2016

Our first podcast for August is #8220;First Light at Mistaken Point#8221; written by Kali Wallace and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Lion Walk by Mary Rosenblum (audio)

1:42:41 | Aug 1st, 2016

Our seventh podcast for July is #8220;Lion Walk#8221; written by Mary Rosenblum and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Asimov#8217;s Science Fiction, January 2009. Subscribe to our podcast.

Nahiku West by Linda Nagata (audio)

59:58 | Jul 30th, 2016

Our sixth podcast for July is #8220;Nahiku West#8221; written by Linda Nagata and read by Kate Baker. #160; Copyright copy; 2012 by Linda Nagata. First published in Analog Science Fiction, October 2012. Subscribe to our podcast.

Against the Stream by A Que (audio)

22:45 | Jul 30th, 2016

Our fifth podcast for July is #8220;Against the Stream#8221; written by A Que and read by Kate Baker. #160; Translated and published in partnership with Storycom. Subscribe to our podcast.

Sephine and the Leviathan by Jack Schouten (audio)

1:44:25 | Jul 28th, 2016

Our fourth podcast for July is #8220;Sephine and the Leviathan#8221; written by Jack Schouten and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Sentry Branch Predictor Spec: A Fairy Tale by John Chu (audio)

44:03 | Jul 25th, 2016

Our third podcast for July is #8220;The Sentry Branch Predictor Spec: A Fairy Tale#8221; written by John Chu and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Fish Dance by Eric Schwitzgebel (audio)

38:26 | Jul 18th, 2016

Our second podcast for July is #8220;Fish Dance#8221; written by Eric Schwitzgebel and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Helio Music by Mike Buckley (audio)

24:58 | Jul 1st, 2016

Our first podcast for July is #8220;Helio Music#8221; written by Mike Buckley and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Pathways by Nancy Kress (audio)

1:06:17 | Jul 1st, 2016

Our sixth podcast for June is #8220;Pathways#8221; written by Nancy Kress and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Twelve Tomorrows, edited by Stephen Cass. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Promise of God by Michael Flynn (audio)

44:39 | Jun 30th, 2016

Our fifth podcast for June is #8220;The Promise of God#8221; written by Michael Flynn and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in The Magazine of Fantasy #38; Science Fiction, March 1995. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Snow of Jinyang by Zhang Ran (audio)

2:24:14 | Jun 28th, 2016

Our fourth podcast for June is #8220;The Snow of Jinyang#8221; written by Zhang Ran and read by Kate Baker. Originally published in Chinese in New Science Fiction, January 2014. #160; Translated and published in partnership with Storycom. Subscribe...Show More

.identity by E. Catherine Tobler (audio)

42:41 | Jun 19th, 2016

Our third podcast for June is #8220;.identity#8221; written by E. Catherine Tobler and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Things With Beards by Sam J. Miller (audio)

38:19 | Jun 11th, 2016

Our second podcast for June is #8220;Things With Beards#8221; written by Sam J. Miller and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

And Then, One Day, the Air was Full of Voices by Margaret Ronald (audio)

39:42 | Jun 1st, 2016

Our first podcast for June is #8220;And Then, One Day, the Air was Full of Voices#8221; written by Margaret Ronald and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

A Heap of Broken Images by Sunny Moraine (audio)

37:34 | May 31st, 2016

Our seventh podcast for May is #8220;A Heap of Broken Images#8221; written by Sunny Moraine and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in We See a Different Frontier: A Postcolonial Speculative Fiction Anthology, edited by Djibril al-Ayad and Faa...Show More

Tough Times All Over by Joe Abercrombie (audio)

1:23:11 | May 30th, 2016

Our sixth podcast for May is #8220;Tough Times All Over#8221; written by Joe Abercrombie and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Rogues, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, 2014. Subscribe to our podcast.

Away from Home by Luo Longxiang (audio)

1:11:12 | May 28th, 2016

Our fifth podcast for May is #8220;Away from Home#8221; written by Luo Longxiang, translated by Nick Stember, and read by Kate Baker. Originally published in Chinese in Science Fiction World, 2007. #160; Translated and published in partnership with ...Show More

Jonas and the Fox by Rich Larson (audio)

1:00:00 | May 25th, 2016

Our fourth podcast for May is #8220;Jonas and the Fox#8221; written by Rich Larson and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Breathe by Cassandra Khaw (audio)

24:04 | May 16th, 2016

Our third podcast for May is #8220;Breathe#8221; written by Cassandra Khaw and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Universal Museum of Sagacity by Robert Reed (audio)

53:02 | May 11th, 2016

Our second podcast for May is #8220;The Universal Museum of Sagacity#8221; written by Robert Reed and read by Dan Kelly. Subscribe to our podcast.

Left Behind by Cat Rambo (audio)

44:47 | May 1st, 2016

Our first podcast for May is #8220;Left Behind#8221; written by Cat Rambo and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Winter’s Wife by Elizabeth Hand (audio)

1:23:36 | Apr 30th, 2016

Our seventh podcast for April is #8220;Winter#8217;s Wife#8221; written by Elizabeth Hand and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Wizards: Magical Tales From the Masters of Modern Fantasy, edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois, 2007. Subsc...Show More

Old Friends by Garth Nix (audio)

23:37 | Apr 28th, 2016

Our sixth podcast for April is #8220;Old Friends#8221; written by Garth Nix and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Dreaming Again, edited by Jack Dann, 2008. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Cedar Grid by Sara Saab (audio)

40:08 | Apr 27th, 2016

Our fourth podcast for April is #8220;The Cedar Grid#8221; written by Sara Saab and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Bridge of Dreams by Gregory Feeley (audio)

1:18:22 | Apr 15th, 2016

Our third podcast for April is #8220;The Bridge of Dreams#8221; written by Gregory Feeley and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Balin by Chen Qiufan translated by Ken Liu (audio)

1:19:36 | Apr 12th, 2016

Our second podcast for April is #8220;Balin#8221; written by Chen Qiufan and read by Kate Baker. Originally published in Chinese in People#8217;s Literature, July 2015. #160; Translated and published in partnership with Storycom. Subscribe to our p...Show More

Touring with the Alien by Carolyn Ives Gilman (audio)

1:19:24 | Apr 1st, 2016

Our first podcast for April is #8220;Touring with the Alien#8221; written by Carolyn Ives Gilman and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Gray Wings by Karl Bunker (audio)

31:03 | Mar 31st, 2016

Our seventh podcast for March is #8220;Gray Wings#8221; written by Karl Bunker and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Asimov#8217;s Science Fiction, April-May 2013. Subscribe to our podcast.

The King of Norway by Cecelia Holland (audio)

1:19:24 | Mar 29th, 2016

Our sixth podcast for March is #8220;The King of Norway#8221; written by Cecelia Holland and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Warriors, edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois. Subscribe to our podcast.

Chimera by Gu Shi translated by S. Qiouyi Lu and Ken Liu (audio)

2:10:40 | Mar 26th, 2016

Our fifth podcast for March is #8220;Chimera#8221; written by Gu Shi and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Coyote Invents the Land of the Dead by Kij Johnson (audio)

47:01 | Mar 23rd, 2016

Our fourth podcast for March is #8220;Coyote Invents the Land of the Dead#8221; written by Kij Johnson and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Governess with a Mechanical Womb by Leena Likitalo (audio)

48:35 | Mar 13th, 2016

Our third podcast for March is #8220;The Governess with a Mechanical Womb#8221; written by Leena Likitalo and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Seven Cups of Coffee by A.C. Wise (audio)

29:49 | Mar 8th, 2016

Our second podcast for March is #8220;Seven Cups of Coffee#8221; written by A.C. Wise and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Salvage Opportunity by Jack Skillingstead (audio)

32:24 | Mar 1st, 2016

Our first podcast for March is #8220;Salvage Opportunity#8221; written by Jack Skillingstead and read by James Patrick Kelly. Subscribe to our podcast.

Mercurial by Kim Stanley Robinson (audio)

1:20:08 | Mar 1st, 2016

Our sixth podcast for February is #8220;Mercurial#8221; written by Kim Stanley Robinson and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Universe 15, edited by Terry Carr, 1985. Subscribe to our podcast.

Blood Dauber by Ted Kosmatka and Michael Poore (audio)

1:22:55 | Feb 29th, 2016

Our fifth podcast for February is #8220;Blood Dauber#8221; written by Ted Kosmatka and Michael Poore and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Asimov#8217;s Science Fiction, October-November 2009. Subscribe to our podcast.

Between Dragons and Their Wrath by An Owomoyela and Rachel Swirsky (audio)

34:55 | Feb 20th, 2016

Our fourth podcast for February is #8220;Between Dragons and Their Wrath#8221; written by An Owomoyela and Rachel Swirsky and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

In the Midst of Life by Nick Wolven (audio)

1:48:48 | Feb 10th, 2016

Our third podcast for February is #8220;In the Midst of Life#8221; written by Nick Wolven and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

That Which Stands Tends Toward Free Fall by Benjanun Sriduangkaew (audio)

39:09 | Feb 9th, 2016

Our second podcast for February is #8220;That Which Stands Tends Toward Free Fall#8221; written by Benjanun Sriduangkaew and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Fixer by Paul McAuley (audio)

30:28 | Feb 1st, 2016

Our first podcast for February is #8220;The Fixer#8221; written by Paul McAuley and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Old Paint by Megan Lindholm (audio)

1:06:17 | Jan 31st, 2016

Our sixth podcast for January is #8220;Old Paint#8221; written by Megan Lindholm and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Asimov#8217;s Science Fiction, July 2012. Subscribe to our podcast.

The True Vintage of Erzuine Thale by Robert Silverberg (audio)

1:07:15 | Jan 29th, 2016

Our fifth podcast for January is #8220;The True Vintage of Erzuine Thale#8221; written by Robert Silverberg and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Songs of the Dying Earth: Stories in Honor of Jack Vance, edited by George R. R. Martin and ...Show More

Everybody Loves Charles by Bao Shu (audio)

2:29:10 | Jan 22nd, 2016

Our fourth podcast for January is #8220;Everybody Loves Charles#8221; written by Bao Shu and read by Kate Baker. Originally published in Chinese in Science Fiction World, September 2014. #160; Translated and published in partnership with Storycom. ...Show More

Extraction Request by Rich Larson (audio)

1:05:04 | Jan 15th, 2016

Our third podcast for January is #8220;Extraction Request#8221; written by Rich Larson and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Abduction of Europa by E. Catherine Tobler (audio)

49:24 | Jan 6th, 2016

Our second podcast for January is #8220;The Abduction of Europa#8221; written by E. Catherine Tobler and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Algorithms of Value by Robert Reed (audio)

47:38 | Jan 2nd, 2016

Our first podcast for January is #8220;The Algorithms of Value#8221; written by Robert Reed and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Daddy’s World by Walter Jon Williams (audio)

1:15:28 | Jan 1st, 2016

Our sixth podcast for December is #8220;Daddy's World#8221; written by Walter Jon Williams and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Not of Woman Born, edited by Constance Ash, 1999. Subscribe to our podcast.

Technarion by Sean McMullen (audio)

1:21:53 | Dec 28th, 2015

Our fifth podcast for December is #8220;Technarion#8221; written by Sean McMullen and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Interzone #248, September-October 2013. Subscribe to our podcast.

When We Die on Mars by Cassandra Khaw (audio)

28:23 | Dec 24th, 2015

Our fourth podcast for December is #8220;When We Die on Mars#8221; written by Cassandra Khaw and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Morrigan in Shadow by Seth Dickinson (audio)

1:56:23 | Dec 13th, 2015

Our third podcast for December is #8220;Morrigan in Shadow#8221; written by Seth Dickinson and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Union by Tamsyn Muir (audio)

41:19 | Dec 12th, 2015

Our second podcast for December is #8220;Union#8221; written by Tamsyn Muir and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Yuanyuan’s Bubbles by Liu Cixin (audio)

01:01 | Dec 1st, 2015

Our first podcast for December is #8220;Yuanyuan's Bubbles#8221; written by Liu Cixin and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Chinese in Science Fiction World, 2004. #160; Translated and published in partnership with Storycom. Subscri...Show More

One Last, Great Adventure by Ellen Kushner and Ysabeau S. Wilce (audio)

55:21 | Nov 30th, 2015

Our seventh podcast for November is #8220;One Last, Great Adventure#8221; written by Ellen Kushner and Ysabeau S. Wilce and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Fearsome Journeys, edited by Jonathan Strahan, 2013. Subscribe to our podcast.

Way Down East by Tim Sullivan (audio)

1:13:18 | Nov 30th, 2015

Our sixth podcast for November is #8220;Way Down East#8221; written by Tim Sullivan and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Asimov#8217;s Science Fiction, December, 2008. Subscribe to our podcast.

If on a Winters Night a Traveler by Xia Jia (audio)

24:06 | Nov 27th, 2015

Our fifth podcast for November is #8220;If on a Winters Night a Traveler#8221; written by Xia Jia and read by Kate Baker. #160; Originally published in Chinese in Guangming Daily, June 5, 2015 Version 14. #160; Translated and published in partnershi...Show More

The Hexagonal Bolero of Honeybees by Krista Hoeppner Leahy (audio)

43:50 | Nov 19th, 2015

Our fourth podcast for November is #8220;The Hexagonal Bolero of Honeybees#8221; written by Krista Hoeppner Leahy and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

In the Queue for the Worldship Munawwer by Sara Saab (audio)

35:28 | Nov 17th, 2015

Our third podcast for November is #8220;In the Queue for the Worldship Munawwer#8221; written by Sara Saab and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Your Right Arm by Nin Harris (audio)

24:14 | Nov 9th, 2015

Our second podcast for November is #8220;Your Right Arm#8221; written by Nin Harris and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

So Much Cooking by Naomi Kritzer (audio)

59:55 | Nov 1st, 2015

Our first podcast for November is #8220;So Much Cooking#8221; written by Naomi Kritzer and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Peacock Cloak by Chris Beckett (audio)

52:19 | Oct 30th, 2015

Our seventh podcast for October is #8220;The Peacock Cloak#8221; written by Chris Beckett and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Asimov#8217;s Science Fiction, June, 2010. Subscribe to our podcast.

War, Ice, Egg, Universe by G. David Nordley (audio)

1:30:53 | Oct 24th, 2015

Our sixth podcast for October is #8220;War, Ice, Egg, Universe#8221; written by G. David Nordley and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Asimov#8217;s Science Fiction, October/November, 2002. Subscribe to our podcast.

Summer at Grandma’s House by Hao Jingfang, translated by Carmen Yiling Yan (audio)

40:00 | Oct 20th, 2015

Our fifth podcast for October is #8220;Summer at Grandmarsquo;s House #8221; written by Hao Jingfang, translated by Carmen Yiling Yan, and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast. #160; Originally published in Chinese in Science Fiction World, ...Show More

Egg Island by Karen Heuler (audio)

33:02 | Oct 16th, 2015

Our fourth podcast for October is #8220;Egg Island#8221; written by Karen Heuler and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Father by Kola Heyward-Rotimi (audio)

24:08 | Oct 13th, 2015

Our third podcast for October is #8220;The Father#8221; written by Kola Heyward-Rotimi and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Ice by Rich Larson (audio)

30:04 | Oct 8th, 2015

Our second podcast for October is #8220;Ice#8221; written by Rich Larson and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

And If the Body Were Not the Soul by A.C. Wise (audio)

1:09:47 | Oct 1st, 2015

Our first podcast for October is #8220;And If the Body Were Not the Soul#8221; written by A.C. Wise and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Sea Change by Una McCormack (audio)

34:28 | Sep 30th, 2015

Our seventh podcast for September is #8220;Sea Change#8221; written by Una McCormack and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Foundation, #100, Summer 2007. Subscribe to our podcast.

Canary Land by Tom Purdom (audio)

50:10 | Sep 29th, 2015

Our sixth podcast for September is #8220;Canary Land#8221; written by Tom Purdom and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Asimov#8217;s Science Fiction, January, 1997. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Occidental Bride by Benjanun Sriduangkaew (audio)

51:47 | Sep 28th, 2015

Our fifth podcast for September is #8220;The Occidental Bride#8221; written by Benjanun Sriduangkaew and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

The Algebra of Events by Elizabeth Bourne (audio)

21:37 | Sep 27th, 2015

Our fourth podcast for September is #8220;The Algebra of Events#8221; written by Elizabeth Bourne and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Preserve Her Memory by Bao Shu translated by Ken Liu (audio)

32:45 | Sep 17th, 2015

Our third podcast for September is #8220;Preserve Her Memory#8221; written by Bao Shu, translated by Ken Liu, and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Loving Grace by Erica L. Satifka (audio)

31:23 | Sep 10th, 2015

Our second podcast for September is #8220;Loving Grace#8221; written by Erica L. Satifka and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Cremulator by Robert Reed (audio)

46:30 | Sep 1st, 2015

Our first podcast for September is #8220;Cremulator#8221; written by Robert Reed and read by Kate Baker. Subscribe to our podcast.

Softly Spoke the Gabbleduck by Neal Asher (audio)

1:03:06 | Aug 31st, 2015

Our sixth podcast for August is #8220;Softly Spoke the Gabbleduck#8221; written by Neal Asher and read by Kate Baker. #160; First published in Asimov#8217;s Science Fiction, August, 2005. Subscribe to our podcast.