Issue 126 – March 2017

Podcast, Original Fiction

Crown of Thorns


Our fourth podcast for March is “Crown of Thorns” written by Octavia Cade and read by Kate Baker.

Author profile

Octavia Cade has a PhD in science communication and has most recently been researching seagrasses. Her stories have appeared in places like Asimov's, Strange Horizons, and Apex Magazine, amongst others. She particularly likes to write mash-ups of science history and speculative fiction--a short novella on Ernest Rutherford along these lines, "The Ghost of Matter," recently won a Sir Julius Vogel award. She attended Clarion West 2016, and is currently working on a scifi novel about marine conservation in future New Zealand.

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