Issue 150 – March 2019

Podcast, Reprint

26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss


Our seventh podcast for March is “26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss” written by Kij Johnson and read by Alethea Kontis.

Originally published in Asimov’s Science Fiction, July 2008.

Author profile

Kij Johnson is the author of several novels, including The Fox Woman and Fudoki, and a short story collection, At the Mouth of the River of Bees. She is a three-time winner of the Nebula Award, and has also won the Hugo, World Fantasy, Sturgeon, and Crawford Awards. In the past she has worked in publishing, edited cryptic crosswords, waitressed in a strip bar, identified Napa cabernets by winery and year while blindfolded, and climbed an occasional V-5. These days, she teaches at the University of Kansas, where she is associate director for the Center for the Study of Science Fiction.

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