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August 2020 ISSUE

An Important Failure

This episode features “An Important Failure” written by Rebecca Campbell. Published in the August 2020 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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August 2020 ISSUE

An Important Failure

It’s 1607 (according to some calendars) and a falling cone from an elderly Pinaceae sitchensis catches on the rotting bark of a nurse log that sprouted while Al-Ma’mun founded the House of Wisdom in Baghdad. On this particular north Pacific island, the days are cold, and the water in Kaatza—the big lake near where this [...]

December 2019 ISSUE

Such Thoughts Are Unproductive

This episode features “Such Thoughts Are Unproductive” written by Rebecca Campbell. Published in the December 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/campbell_12_19

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December 2019 ISSUE

Such Thoughts Are Unproductive

The woman whom I sometimes believed to be my mother flickered. Once. Twice. Her face—smiling—froze in a cloud of pixels, while her arm—the wide, emphatic gestures that were as much a marker of her identity as the color of her eyes or her fingerprints—swept the screen, leaving blue eddies, whirlpools of information. Then silence, but [...]