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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.

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November 2019 ISSUE

Perfect Gun

This episode features “Perfect Gun” written by Elizabeth Bear. Originally published in Infinity Wars, edited by Jonathan Strahan, and reprinted in the November 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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November 2019 ISSUE

Operation Spring Dawn

This episode features “Operation Spring Dawn” written by Mo Xiong and translated by Rebecca Kuang. Published in the November 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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November 2019 ISSUE

Sentinel

This episode features “Sentinel” written by Chang-Gyu Kim and translated by Charles La Shure. Published in the November 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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November 2019 ISSUE

Cloud-Born

This episode features “Cloud-Born” written by Gregory Feeley. Published in the November 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

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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 [...]

December 2019 ISSUE

Witch of the Weave

Skink changed direction toward a knot of weave that loomed ahead. She sailed easily between the withies dangling from the tunnel ceiling, moving with a speed and agility I could never hope to match.
“Go around,” I protested as I stumbled along the fern-choked floor after her. “It’s easier!”
As usual, she ignored me.
It had been days [...]

December 2019 ISSUE

Annotated Setlist of the Mikaela Cole Jazz Quintet

Tight Squeeze
That solo! Art blowing so hard and so hot, jumping out like a solar flare. Art, the only one of us with a real instrument, a beat-up old brass thing with the spit of two hundred years of play in it—and, well, sometimes we thought you could hear the difference. Oh, people said the [...]

December 2019 ISSUE

Appointment in Vienna

I want the two images from Kraków to be first. May, love, poppet, if you outlive me and give a tinker’s damn—and I won’t hesitate to resurrect Ned Frye to harangue you if you don’t—you should remember.
You do not have my permission to colorize. You do have my permission to rearrange. They were taken in [...]

December 2019 ISSUE

Eclipse our Sins

I pray to You, Mother Earth, Mama Earth, Mmê Earth:
Sun, hide your eye, eclipse your birth from our sins.
When Climate Change came,
It tore into Your womb, Mama Earth, sodomized it
—and we watched.
We stood and watched You, Mama, crying.
Still we didn’t listen:
We were the wildfires
The sky’s mouth was [...]