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June 2016 ISSUE

.identity

Our third podcast for June is “.identity” written by E. Catherine Tobler and read by Kate Baker.

 
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June 2016 ISSUE

Things With Beards

Our second podcast for June is “Things With Beards” written by Sam J. Miller and read by Kate Baker.

 
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June 2016 ISSUE

And Then, One Day, the Air was Full of Voices

It’s near the end of the first day of the conference when Randall shows up. I’m in the middle of the “End of a Zeitgeist” panel, waiting for one of the other panelists to wind up an interminable digression about SETI, when I see him at the back of the room, checking his glass. I [...]

June 2016 ISSUE

Things With Beards

MacReady has made it back to McDonald’s. He holds his coffee with both hands, breathing in the heat of it, still not 100% sure he isn’t actually asleep and dreaming in the snowdrifted rubble of McMurdo. The summer of 1983 is a mild one, but to MacReady it feels tropical, with 125th Street a bright [...]

June 2016 ISSUE

.identity

As with most things, it started small.
In the center of my vision, I perceived the virus as a pinprick of white light. The program was instantly distinguishable because of its color, colors being significant—green was good and red dangerous; white indicated something not entirely understood. I tried to quarantine the unidentified program, but it [...]

June 2016 ISSUE

The Snow of Jinyang

Translators’ Note
This story is an alternate history and features events that would have been familiar to its original Chinese audience. To help set the scene for those less familiar with this period of history, we provide the following background information:
Jinyang was an ancient city located in modern-day Shanxi Province, China. This story takes place in [...]

June 2016 ISSUE

And Then, One Day, the Air was Full of Voices

Our first podcast for June is “And Then, One Day, the Air was Full of Voices” written by Margaret Ronald and read by Kate Baker.

 
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June 2016 ISSUE

The Promise of God

You shall have joy, or you shall have power, said God; you shall not have both.

It began to grow cold in the cabin after the sun went down, and Nealy thought about building a fire. It would be a fine fire, roaring and crackling and toasting warm. It would light the room with a delicious [...]

June 2016 ISSUE

Pathways

The Chinese clinic warn’t like I expected. It warn’t even Chinese.
I got there afore it opened. I was hoping to get inside afore anybody else came, any neighbors who knew us or busybodies from Blaine. But Carrie Campbell was already parked in her truck, the baby on her lap. We nodded to each other but [...]

May 2016 ISSUE

A Heap of Broken Images

Our seventh podcast for May is “A Heap of Broken Images” written by Sunny Moraine and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in We See a Different Frontier: A Postcolonial Speculative Fiction Anthology, edited by Djibril al-Ayad and Fábio Fernandes, 2013.
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