Issue 63 – December 2011

Podcast, Original Fiction

Silently and Very Fast (part three of three)


2011 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novella
2012 Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novella
2012 Winner Locus Award for Best Novella
2012 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award Finalist
2012 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novella

Our third piece of audio fiction for December is part two of "Silently and Very Fast" written by Catherynne M. Valente and read by Kate Baker. If you missed the earlier parts of this story, we recommend that you listen to parts one and two first.

Author profile

Catherynne M. Valente is the New York Times bestselling author of over two dozen works of fiction and poetry, including Palimpsest, the Orphan's Tales series, Deathless, Radiance, and the crowdfunded phenomenon The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Own Making (and the four books that followed it). She is the winner of the Andre Norton, Tiptree, Sturgeon, Prix Imaginales, Eugie Foster Memorial, Mythopoeic, Rhysling, Lambda, Locus, Romantic Times' Critics Choice and Hugo awards. She has been a finalist for the Nebula and World Fantasy Awards. She lives on an island off the coast of Maine with a small but growing menagerie of beasts, some of which are human.

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