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June 2014 ISSUE

Have Not Have

Our fifth piece of audio fiction for June is “Have Not Have” written by Geoff Ryman and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, April 2001.
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June 2014 ISSUE

Lambing Season

Our fourth piece of audio fiction for June is “Lambing Season” written by Molly Gloss and read by Kate Baker.

 
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First published in Asimov’s Science Fiction, July 2002.
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June 2014 ISSUE

Communion

Our third piece of audio fiction for June is “Communion” written by Mary Anne Mohanraj and read by Kate Baker.

 
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June 2014 ISSUE

Pepe

Our second piece of audio fiction for June is “Pepe” written by Tang Fei, translated by John Chu, and read by Kate Baker.

 
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June 2014 ISSUE

wHole

A narrow highway, at night, the moon full and soaring, pulling enough stars for a thousand skies.
And a car.
People are riding inside the car.
How many passengers?
Two faces show. But more, perhaps many more, ride in back.
A man sits up front, sits before a wheel that he holds with both hands while his foot presses against [...]

June 2014 ISSUE

Pepe

“Let’s go to the amusement park.” As Pepe speaks, a ray of red light scratches her face. Her face looks wounded then healed, welcoming some other color of light.
“But we’re already here.” I look silly holding the cigarette, but I’m holding it anyway.
We stand in the shadow of a Ferris wheel. Pepe’s [...]

June 2014 ISSUE

Communion

It was smaller than he’d expected. Oh, the planet was large enough, but this so-famous university city, pride of the galaxy—it was barely bigger than the smallest of the tunnel-cities on the southern continent of the homeworld. Gaudier from space, of course, since most of the city was above-ground and brightly lit. But the city [...]

June 2014 ISSUE

wHole

Our first piece of audio fiction for June is “wHole” written by Robert Reed and read by Kate Baker.

 
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June 2014 ISSUE

Lambing Season

From May to September Delia took the Churro sheep and two dogs and went up on Joe-Johns Mountain to live. She had that country pretty much to herself all summer. Ken Owen sent one of his Mexican hands up every other week with a load of groceries but otherwise she was alone, alone with the [...]

June 2014 ISSUE

Have Not Have

Mae lived in the last village in the world to go on line. After that, everyone else went on Air.
Mae was the village’s fashion expert. She advised on makeup, sold cosmetics, and provided good dresses. Every farmer’s wife needed at least one good dress. The richer wives, like Mr. Wing’s wife Kwan, wanted more than [...]