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September 2017 ISSUE

Warmth

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.

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September 2017 ISSUE

Warmth

I don’t remember the first time I saw BETsi. She was like the air I breathed. She was probably there when I was born.
BETsi looked like a vacuum cleaner, bless her. She had long carpeted arms, and a carpeted top with loops of wool like hair. She was huggable, vaguely.
I don’t remember hugging her much. [...]

June 2014 ISSUE

Have Not Have

Our fifth piece of audio fiction for June is “Have Not Have” written by Geoff Ryman and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, April 2001.
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June 2014 ISSUE

Have Not Have

Mae lived in the last village in the world to go on line. After that, everyone else went on Air.
Mae was the village’s fashion expert. She advised on makeup, sold cosmetics, and provided good dresses. Every farmer’s wife needed at least one good dress. The richer wives, like Mr. Wing’s wife Kwan, wanted more than [...]