Podcast, Original Fiction
The Person Who Saw Cetus
Our fourth podcast for May is “The Person Who Saw Cetus” written by Tang Fei and read by Kate Baker.
Originally published in Chinese in
Cosmos Is Calling: Gogo, edited by Chen Kun, December 2015.
Translated and published in partnership with Storycom.
Tang Fei is a member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Her works have appeared in Shanghai Literature, Flower City, and Fiction World. She has written fantasy, science fiction, fairy tales, and wuxia, but prefers to write in a way that straddles or stretches genre boundaries. Many of her stories have been published internationally and her work has been included in The Year’s Best Science Fiction in the United States. She has published a collection of stories, The Person Who Sees Cetus, and a novel, The Unknown Feast. Her story “Panda Breeder” was selected as Smokelong Quarterly’s Best Flash Fiction of 2019. The same year, “Wu Ding’s Journey to the West” won Speculative Fiction in Translation’s Most Popular Short Story silver medal. “Spore” was awarded the 2020 Chinese Readers’ Choice Awards (Gravity Awards) for best short story.
She is also involved in different art forms such as literary criticism, poetry, installation, and photography.
S. Qiouyi Lu writes, translates, and interprets between both coasts of the Pacific.