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June 2017 ISSUE

The Waiting Stars

The derelict ship ward was in an isolated section of Outsider space, one of the numerous spots left blank on interstellar maps, no more or no less tantalizing than its neighboring quadrants. To most people, it would be just that: a boring part of a long journey to be avoided—skipped over by Mind-ships as they [...]

May 2017 ISSUE

The Man Who Walked Home

Our sixth podcast for May is “The Man Who Walked Home” written by James Tiptree Jr. and read by Kate Baker.

 
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Originally published in Amazing Science Fiction, May 1972.
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May 2017 ISSUE

Running the Snake

Our fifth podcast for May is “Running the Snake” written by Kage Baker and read by Kate Baker.

 
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Originally published in Sideways In Crime, edited by Lou Anders.
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May 2017 ISSUE

The Person Who Saw Cetus

Our fourth podcast for May is “The Person Who Saw Cetus” written by Tang Fei and read by Kate Baker.

 
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Originally published in Chinese in
Cosmos Is Calling: Gogo, edited by Chen Kun, December 2015.
 
Translated and published in partnership with Storycom.

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May 2017 ISSUE

Baroness

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

 
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May 2017 ISSUE

We Who Live in the Heart

Our second podcast for May is “We Who Live in the Heart” written by Kelly Robson and read by Kate Baker.

 
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May 2017 ISSUE

Streams and Mountains

Man discovers fire. Man discovers philosophy. Man discovers boredom.
What is it about the squatting position, Mary Ellund wondered, looking down at Paul’s bent back, that calls to mind contemplative pursuits?
The breeze picked up, the forest shivered. A thatch of red cedar boughs, two hundred feet above, shook down droplets on her head. Mary pulled up [...]

May 2017 ISSUE

Streams and Mountains

Our first podcast for May is “Streams and Mountains” written by Nick Wolven and read by Kate Baker.

 
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May 2017 ISSUE

We Who Live in the Heart

Ricci slipped in and out of consciousness as we carried her to the anterior sinus and strapped her into her hammock. Her eyelids drooped but she kept forcing them wide. After we finished tucking her in, she pulled a handheld media appliance out of her pocket and called her friend Jane.
“You’re late,” Jane said. The [...]

May 2017 ISSUE

The Person Who Saw Cetus

“What should I do? Turn gray with the pitch-black night?”

She would always remember that summer day. Father’s enormous shadow settled upon her; she looked up from her workbook.
“Lilian.” Father squatted before her desk, the crimson clouds outside draped across his shoulders. Father said her name again, then once more. Funny; never had there been a [...]