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June 2020 ISSUE

Nine Words for Loneliness in the Language of the Uma'u

This episode features “Nine Words for Loneliness in the Language of the Uma’u” written by M. L. Clark. Published in the June 2020 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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June 2020 ISSUE

Nine Words for Loneliness in the Language of the Uma'u

Jess: That myth’s as old as Earth, babe. Maybe it’ll take longer, but you can translate anything.
Kap: Sure, but with the same efficiency?
Jess: Ha! Haven’t you ever heard Seli? When’s language ever been efficient?
Kap: No, but, see, that’s the dream—the idea that another culture, in just a handful of syllables, can describe the same [...]

March 2020 ISSUE

Leave-Taking

This episode features “Leave-Taking” written by M. L. Clark. Published in the March 2020 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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March 2020 ISSUE

Leave-Taking

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Hey Silv, Leni here—
I ever tell you about the time I made first contact after one of our breakups?
I didn’t, I’m sure I didn’t, because, stars, is it ever embarrassing, and you know how I get when I’m embarrassed. That was, like, Reason #3 for most of our breakups, and we both know I never [...]

September 2019 ISSUE

To Catch All Sorts of Flying Things

This episode features “To Catch All Sorts of Flying Things” written by M. L. Clark. Published in the September 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/clark_09_19

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September 2019 ISSUE

To Catch All Sorts of Flying Things

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In the giant arachnid’s shadow, her silken face mask—Uranian-blue, luminescent, and vaguely human in countenance—was always a welcome focal point. With my first mate at my side, I spoke slowly in the direction of that glow to compensate for the wobble in my voice—a wobble for which the Spinners of Drasti Prime, for once, were [...]

December 2016 ISSUE

A Tower for the Coming World

Our first podcast for December is “A Tower for the Coming World” written by Maggie Clark and read by Kate Baker.

 
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December 2016 ISSUE

A Tower for the Coming World

When a liquid-oxygen tank explodes at the summit of his space elevator, Stanley Osik is in Poland burying his father. His hands prove poor workers in the coarse-loamy soil on his grandmother’s acreage outside the city of Lublin, but even as he reaches its iron-clotted depths, Stanley does not regret refusing a neighbor’s offer of [...]

May 2014 ISSUE

A Gift in Time

Our second piece of audio fiction for May is “A Gift in Time” written by Maggie Clark and read by Kate Baker.

 
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May 2014 ISSUE

A Gift in Time

Though July 9, 1937 was a warm Friday, and all the warmer for events in its early morning, Mouse shivered as he stood before the roaring 2 a.m. blaze in Little Ferry, New Jersey, and considered (not for the first time) that there was no time machine, not really—just the desperate will of his quickly [...]