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October 2016 ISSUE

The Next Scene

It’s a normal enough morning. Fresh out of the shower, I’m fending off advances. One girl offers up crying jags while throwing desperate glances in my direction. Will I play the big sister, ask what’s wrong and let her monologue for twenty minutes? Never, and kid, let me tell you how much I hate bottled [...]

October 2016 ISSUE

The Next Scene

Our first podcast for October is “The Next Scene” written by Robert Reed and read by Kate Baker.

 
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May 2016 ISSUE

The Universal Museum of Sagacity

Our second podcast for May is “The Universal Museum of Sagacity” written by Robert Reed and read by Dan Kelly.

 
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May 2016 ISSUE

The Universal Museum of Sagacity

Walter Fitzgerald was a rising force in the insurance industry, living in faraway Boston when he met a lovely Bohemian girl named Madeline Furst. The one-week courtship led to a wedding officiated by an Episcopal priest, and the couple settled into an apartment near Beacon Hill. Maddy was my mother’s aunt, but only briefly. That [...]

January ISSUE

The Algorithms of Value

Parchment woke comfortably hungry, a fine dream lingering while she lay inside the bed that knew her utterly.
This was the most unremarkable morning.
Happy eyes opened to find the expected room. Cockroaches scrambled across cracked plaster walls. Ancient cars roared and a neighbor’s hip hop shook the floor. But there was also a spring wind lifting [...]

January ISSUE

The Algorithms of Value

Our first podcast for January is “The Algorithms of Value” written by Robert Reed and read by Kate Baker.

 
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September 2015 ISSUE

Cremulator

My hometown wasn’t much, but when I was fourteen I felt as if I lived in the busy center of all things interesting. Several thousand human mouths and who knows how many human urges, and there were no secrets. Three seniors were pregnant, two by the same boy. There was a snobby couple who drove [...]

April 2015 ISSUE

The Empress in Her Glory

Fruits ripen and worlds ripen.
If not taken at the right moment, any ripe prize falls from its tree and rots away, and nothing is gained.
That was how They looked at the situation.
Call them “alien.” The word isn’t ridiculous, yet by the same token, no label does justice to their origins or far-reaching powers. And after [...]

April 2015 ISSUE

The Empress in Her Glory

Our first podcast for April is “The Empress in Her Glory” written by Robert Reed and read by Kate Baker.

 
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November 2014 ISSUE

Pernicious Romance

Our second piece of audio fiction for November is “Pernicious Romance” written by Robert Reed and read by Kate Baker.

 
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