Our second piece of audio fiction for July is “Stone Hunger” written by N. K. Jemisin and read by Kate Baker.
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Once there was a girl who lived in a beautiful place full of beautiful people who made beautiful things. Then the world broke.
Now the girl is older, and colder, and hungrier. From the shelter of a dead tree, she watches as a city—a rich one, big, with high strong walls and well-guarded gates—winches its roof [...]
Death lay under the water-tower on a sagging rooftop, watching the slow condensation of water along the tower’s metal belly. Occasionally one of the water beads would grow pregnant enough to spawn a droplet, which would then fall around — and occasionally onto — Death’s forehead. He had counted over seven [...]
The 2009 Nebula Awards Final Ballot was announced this week and we are very pleased to see two works from Clarkesworld competing in the short story category. "Non-Zero Probabilities" by N.K. Jemisin and "Spar" by Kij Johnson are fantastic stories and we couldn’t be happier for both authors.
We’ve previously podcast "Spar" and felt it [...]
In the mornings, Adele girds herself for the trip to work as a warrior for battle. First she prays, both to the Christian god of her Irish ancestors and to the orishas of her African ancestors — the latter she is less familiar with, but getting to know. Then she takes [...]
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