Podcast, Original Fiction
Our fifth podcast for January is “Milla” written by Lorenzo Crescentini and Emanuela Valentini and read by Kate Baker.
Translated from the original Italian version scheduled to appear in Living Force Magazine, Issue 49.
Italian writer Lorenzo Crescentini was born in Forle and currently resides in Rome. He received both the Space Prophecies Award and the Ritorno a Dunwich Award, and his work has been shortlisted for the Robot, Italia and Kataris awards, among others. His stories appear in numerous magazines and anthologies, including his personal collection Occhi senza volto, published by Editrice GDS in 2012. In 2016, he edited the collection Dinosauria for Edizioni Pendragon.
Emanuela Valentini was born in and resides in Rome. She is the author of La bambina senza cuore, Ophelia e le officine del tempo, Angeli di Plastica and the Red Psychedalia series, a cyberpunk retelling of "Little Red Riding Hood." She received the Robot Award and Chrysalide Mondadori Award, and her work has also been shortlisted for the Urania Award.
Rich Larson (Ymir, Tomorrow Factory) was born in Galmi, Niger, has lived in Spain and Czech Republic, and is currently based in Grande Prairie, Canada. His fiction has been translated into over a dozen languages, among them Polish, French, Romanian and Japanese, and his Clarkesworld story “Ice” was adapted into an Emmy-winning episode of LOVE DEATH + ROBOTS.