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June 2019 ISSUE

Erdenweh

This episode features “Erdenweh” written by Bo Balder. Published in the June 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/balder_06_19

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June 2019 ISSUE

Erdenweh

Onway dreaded the condolence visit, but still she hurried to the front door. It was never wise to expose yourself to Nueva Esperanza sun for long, even with skin as dark as hers.
“Mx. Tschiao, I’m Onway Jansen, your daughter’s psychiatrist. My deepest condolences. May I come in?”
The mother’s haggard face darkened with emotion. Onway had [...]

February 2019 ISSUE

The Face of God

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

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February 2019 ISSUE

The Face of God

I was the first. Not the first to touch the God, but to notice the effects of the Godflesh. Mother and I had walked up to where the God’s hand had landed, crushing houses and flattening trees. The left hand had buried itself partially in the ground, palm down, so even though the pinky finger [...]

May 2018 ISSUE

A Vastness

Yoshi scythes the lotus seedpod with orange-slickered arms and tosses them in the harvesting bag on her back. The blue sky overhead reflects ominously in the still ponds below. She reaches out and cuts the same perfect pod again. This means she’s in the dream. Any moment now. Dream-Yoshi can’t stop her hands cutting that [...]

May 2018 ISSUE

A Vastness

This episode features “A Vastness” written by Bo Balder. Published in the May 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/balder_05_18

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January 2018 ISSUE

A Cigarette Burn In Your Memory

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.

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http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/balder_01_18

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January 2018 ISSUE

A Cigarette Burn In Your Memory

Gouda’s clients have always lost someone, even if it takes them a while to work up to it. This man has lost a daughter. His kind, round face is grooved with sadness. She likes him at once, which isn’t her usual MO. “She was taken two years ago,” he says. “Me and the wife had [...]

July 2017 ISSUE

The Bridgegroom

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

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July 2017 ISSUE

The Bridgegroom

The man who comes down the mountain causes the end of Alois’ life. It seems an ordinary sunny spring day; people venturing out and about again after a long cold winter. One such person is the old man leaning on his cane. Nobody special. Except that he suddenly stumbles, clutches his left arm, falls over, [...]