Issue 131 – August 2017

Podcast, Original Fiction

The Stone Weta


2018 Finalist Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Short Story

Our third podcast for August is “The Stone Weta” 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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