Issue 152 – May 2019

Podcast, Original Fiction



Our first podcast for May is “Tick-Tock” written by Xia Jia and read by Kate Baker.

Originally published in Chinese and English in SFComet, 2015.
This is a new translation of the original Chinese version.

Translated and published in partnership with Storycom.

Author profile

Xia Jia (aka Wang Yao) is Associate Professor of Chinese Literature at Xi'an Jiaotong University and has been publishing speculative fiction since college. She is a seven-time winner of the Galaxy Award, China's most prestigious science fiction award and has published three science fiction collections (in Chinese): The Demon-Enslaving Flask (2012), A Time Beyond Your Reach (2017), and Xi'an City Is Falling Down (2018). Her first English language short story collection, A Summer Beyond Your Reach, will be the first book published by Clarkesworld Books. She's also engaged in other science fiction related works, including academic research, translation, screenwriting, and teaching creative writing.

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