Issue 100 – January 2015

Podcast, Original Fiction

Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight


2015 BSFA Award Winner: Best Short Story
2016 Locus Awards Finalist: Best Short Story
2016 Finalist Eugie Foster Memorial Award for Short Fiction

Our first podcast for January is “Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight” written by Aliette de Bodard and read by Kate Baker.

Author profile

Aliette de Bodard lives and works in Paris. She has won three Nebula Awards, a Locus Award and four British Science Fiction Association Awards, and is a double Hugo finalist for 2019 (Best Series and Best Novella). Most recently she published In the Vanishers' Palace, a dark retelling of Beauty and the Beast where they are both women and where the Beast is a Vietnamese dragon (2018 Lammy Award finalist for LGBTQ SF/F/Horror). Recent works include the Dominion of the Fallen series, set in a turn-of-the-century Paris devastated by a magical war, which comprises The House of Shattered Wings, The House of Binding Thorns, and forthcoming The House of Sundering Flames (July 2019, Gollancz). Her short story collection Of Wars, and Memories, and Starlight is forthcoming from Subterranean Press (Sept 2019).

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