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February 2019 ISSUE

Mother Tongues

This episode features “Mother Tongues” written by S. Qiouyi Lu. Originally published in Asimov’s Science Fiction. Reprinted in the February 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/lu_02_19_reprint

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February 2019 ISSUE

Mother Tongues

“Thank you very much,” you say, concluding the oral portion of the exam. You gather your things and exit back into the brightly lit hallway. Photos line the walls: the Eiffel Tower, the Great Wall of China, Machu Picchu. The sun shines on each destination, the images brimming with wonder. You pause before the Golden [...]