Please Support Clarkesworld via Patreon or with a Digital Subscription.

Science Fiction & Fantasy

CLARKESWORLD

HUGO AWARD-WINNING SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY MAGAZINE  

 

RSS

PODCAST

Search Results

May 2019 ISSUE

The Sun from Both Sides

Once, a woman loved a man, and a man loved a woman.
They lived in a forest, in a small stone-gray hut, set far enough back from a river to escape the seasonal floods. Every day, they woke on a too-soft mattress and turned their faces to each other before they opened their eyes. Her smile [...]

April 2019 ISSUE

In Search of Your Memories

This episode features “In Search of Your Memories” written by Nian Yu and translated from Chinese by Andy Dudak. Published in the April 2019 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. Published in cooperation with Storycom.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/nian_04_19

Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld

 
icon for podpress  Clarkesworld Magazine Issue 151 - In Search of Your Memories by Nian Yu [29:56m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (28887)

April 2019 ISSUE

In Search of Your Memories

Application Number 7529910456
This section of the conversation record is, by default, unavailable to the applicant.
If truly necessary, access is subject to review by two or more administrators.

I see a village.

Low houses, fields, open countryside.
The setting sun through branches of white birch, children with backpacks running along an embankment between paddy fields. The late-autumn birches shed [...]

April 2019 ISSUE

Syria, Time, and Typewriters: A Conversation with Jack Skillingstead

Wishing to change the past is a common thought we all entertain. Whether it is to right a wrong, avoid regret, or to extend a kindness we didn’t have time for at the moment, hindsight provides a view of the good, the bad, and the murky. Messing with timelines has long been a popular topic [...]

April 2019 ISSUE

Shadows, Swordplay, and Ballroom Dancing: A Conversation with Anna Kashina

Most of us are prone to flights of fantasy. We imagine ourselves capable heroes of a mythical kingdom full of mystery, intrigue, swordplay, and magic. But fantasy stories are often shackled by shadows of elves, rings, and medieval knights. When a fantasy novel brings ideas both new and surprising, it’s worth celebrating.

Anna [...]

April 2019 ISSUE

Editor's Desk: An International Journey

On more than a few occasions, I’ve been asked to explain my interest in international science fiction—and in particular—works in translation. With this month marking the publication of the first of nine translated South Korean stories in Clarkesworld, I thought it might be a good time to dig into that and explore our journey.
Truth be [...]

March 2019 ISSUE

Editor's Desk: A Celebration of Many Things

Our annual Reader’s Poll came to a close last month as six finalists for our best cover and story of 2018 competed against one another in a second round of voting. Each and every one of these works would have been a worthy winner.
Finalists for Best Story

“Dandelion” by Elly Bangs (September)
“The Anchorite Wakes” by R.S.A. [...]

February 2019 ISSUE

The Butcher of New Tasmania

This episode features “The Butcher of New Tasmania” written by Suo Hefu. Published 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/suo_02_19_reprint

Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld

 
icon for podpress  Clarkesworld Magazine Issue 149 - The Butcher of New Tasmania by Suo Hefu [25:01m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (32337)

February 2019 ISSUE

The Butcher of New Tasmania

Mail type: L-1\regular mail (audio file)
Confidentiality ranking: 0
Sender: Larry Wu, Ministry of Justice A-3190 Detainment Center
Recipient: Confederation Justice Emergency Relief and Special Pardon Committee
Respected Committee Members:
I trust that all of you, upon receiving this message, already have a suitable understanding of my case. I should note [...]

December 2018 ISSUE

Master Zhao: The Tale of an Ordinary Time Traveler

This episode features “Master Zhao: The Tale of an Ordinary Time Traveler” written by Zhang Ran and translated by Andy Dudak. Published in the December 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/zhang_12_18

Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld

 
icon for podpress  Clarkesworld Magazine Issue 147 - Master Zhao: The Tale of an Ordinary Time Traveler by Zhang Ran [96:23m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (81098)