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The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...
 
Our greatest actors transport us through the magic of fiction, one short story at a time. Sometimes funny. Always moving. Selected Shorts connects you to the world with a rich diversity of voices from literature, film, theater, and comedy. New episodes every Thursday. Produced and distributed by Symphony Space.
 
Secure. Contain. Protect. There are things that go bump in the night. Fantastic things. Horrible things. Redacted things. The SCP Foundation was built to keep humanity safe from a world of beings it doesn’t want to know exists. Things of wonder. Things of destruction. And these things have files. A LOT of files. New episodes weekly. * * * Content related to the SCP Foundation, including these podcasts, are licensed under Creative Commons Sharealike 3.0. Concepts originate from works on the S ...
 
I'm Nila, and I have stories to tell you. Stories in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, fairy tale, mystery, and mythology. Mortals wield godly powers, eggs appear out of enchanted pockets, sentient substances are invented, and stars are incubated in the hearts of humans. Welcome to Storyfeather.
 
“Make your statement, face your fear.” A weekly horror fiction podcast examining what lurks in the archives of the Magnus Institute, an organisation dedicated to researching the esoteric and the weird. Join Jonathan Sims as he explores the archive, but be be warned, as he looks into its depths something starts to look back… New episodes every Thursday produced by Rusty Quill, featuring guest actors, short stories, serial plots and more.
 
Brought to you by http://skinner.fm, Flash Pulp is an experiment in broadcasting fresh pulp stories in the modern age - five to ten minutes of fiction brought to you Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays. A recurring cast of characters appear in both one off and serial tales, - classically styled weird, fantasy and adventure stories, for your eyes or podcast feed.
 
Author Paul Sating brings his unique voice to the world, now in one place! Fantasy, suspense, audio dramas, thrillers, horror, audio books, and lore storytelling are now all in one place! Subscribe to hear new releases of his novels and short stories, and be transported across his podcast catalog, including IF, Subject: Found, Who Killed Julie?, Diary of a Madman, Atheist Apocalypse, and YOU. With fiction that spans the genres, you're not going to ever find so much variety from one writer, i ...
 
Monthly readings and dramatizations of stories by the world’s leading writers of suspense chosen from the magazine’s archives. The full range of the genre is represented in these riveting audio renditions, from the drawing-room mystery to urban noir—including police procedurals, private-eye tales, psychological suspense, and locked-room and impossible-crime stories. Visit TheMysteryPlace.com for more stories, book reviews, subscription info, and more.
 
THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting places are: Silvia's Blood, That's Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever's most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged! We're a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
 
Bound Off is a monthly literary audio magazine, broadcasting literary short fiction with the new podcasting technology. We aspire to showcase work that is compelling and driven by narrative, with a force that keeps the listener listening. We are dedicated to publishing stories by both the established and emerging writer. Visit our website at boundoff.com for information about our broadcasts and how to submit your stories.
 
New York Times best-selling novelist Scott Sigler gives away all of his stories as free, serialized audiobooks. Described as "Stephen King meets Michael Crichton meets Chuck Palahniuk," Scott's stories of hard-science horror will have you tapping a vein as you Jones for next week's fix. Subscribe to hear major-release hardcover novels read by the author, as well as short fiction and the "FridayFix," a random piece of weekly nonsense. For more info on the author, visit http://www.scottsigler.com
 
Edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, LIGHTSPEED is a Hugo Award-winning, critically-acclaimed digital magazine. In its pages, you'll find science fiction from near-future stories and sociological SF to far-future, star-spanning SF. Plus there's fantasy from epic sword-and-sorcery and contemporary urban tales to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folk tales. Each month, LIGHTSPEED brings you a mix of originals and reprints featuring a variety of authors, from the bestseller ...
 
Manawaker Studio's Flash Fiction Podcast features a new piece of short short fiction each Thursday. The stories range widely in genre and theme, but lean a bit toward fantasy and science fiction. Hosted by CB Droege. To submit a story for consideration visit manawaker.com/ffp-submissions/ To help support the podcast visit patreon.com/manawaker
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the sands of the Arabian desert, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
Henry Beam Piper’s book “Five Sci-Fi Short Stories“ is a collection of: The Answer, Temple Trouble, Flight From Tomorrow, Police Operation and Graveyard of Dreams. “The Answer” is about two nuclear scientists who have successfully made a very powerful weapon and are planning to drop it from space on un-expecting earthlings. The story is set in 1984, many years after a supposed nuclear war between the US and the Soviet Union had ended. The stories "Temple Trouble" and "Police Operation" deal ...
 
I often have people send me small bits of flash fiction, short stories and poetry. So I’ve decided to create a new project in which I occasionally take the most interesting work that I’m sent, and bring my own interpretations to these pieces Each production will be around 1-2 minutes in length and will feature one different voice-performer each time. The audio will be mixed with a suitable musical track, and an abstract video will be created in which the spoken text will be overlaid over the ...
 
Join authors Ian Lewis and Matt Sugerik in a monthly short-fiction writing workshop in which each use an identical writing prompt to create a work of short fiction. First listen to their stories, and then stick around as they workshop their ideas. Discussion will touch on writing process, tips, inspiration, and more! We are only bound by the limits of our imaginations. Come and join two lifelong friends on a unique storytelling journey.
 
An audiobook science fiction and fantasy short story narration podcast. I professionally narrate Audiobooks, speculative fiction, sci-fi & fantasy stories from around the world every Monday and Friday. Most episodes are stand-alone short stories, with a few book excerpts and episodic audiobooks mixed in. From Epic fantasy to space opera, steampunk to urban sci-fi, and everything in between. This short story podcast is tailored to help bring authors and readers together, so each piece of fict ...
 
The Strange Recital is an audio forum for short fiction. We delight in perceptions of reality that twist and fold in unexpected ways. Each podcast episode runs about 25 minutes and includes a story reading (the Recital), a musical interlude, and an author interview (the Post-Recital)... with a twist. Subscribe to get a new episode twice a month.
 
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When they ordered me down off my pedestal, I had nowhere else to go. Life as a statue is easy. They make you ascend the pedestal, turn you to stone, remove your ability to move, and leave you to watch the turn of the seasons in a world you cannot touch or care about, anymore. You can only stand in the public garden where all the convicted are place…
 
This episode features "A Star for Every Word Unspoken" written by Kai Hudson. Published in the May 2021 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/hudson_05_21 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
Camille Bordas reads her story from the June 28, 2021, issue of the magazine. Bordas has published two novels in France, “Les Treize Desserts” and “Partie Commune.” Her first novel in English, “How to Behave in a Crowd,” was published in 2017.By WNYC Studios and The New Yorker
 
Teeth? Teeth! TEEEEEEETH! Listen to Out of Place Patrons Max Gaulin, Kaptain Kaleb, Michael Fox, AppleJuice, Bepsi Man, Serenity Fabien, Devin Bloodworth, FiestyFae, Krystal Groce, Gloomara, Doubtful Guest Patron Names: SCP-5150 was written by JakdragonX Host & Narrator - Jon Grilz D-457142 - Brandon Nguyen Control - Danielle Hewitt 5150-1 - Maddie…
 
When one door closes, another opens. Elias must face the promise of his father. Listen to the playlist here https://talltaletv.com/series-an-interlude-of-intrigue/ or listen to book one http://talltaletv.com/series-monsters-mushrooms/ listen to book two http://talltaletv.com/series-of-tyrants-and-teakettles/ Listen to book three http://talltaletv.c…
 
Quentin sent Chalida Sakakorn, a doctor at the Borehole, to con Gredok the Splithead into coming to the isolated prison. Gredok is on his way. But should Quentin stick with his plan for a non-lethal solution, or should he do the smart thing and kill Gredok? The decision will shape the future of Quentin and everyone he cares about. Written and Narra…
 
Welcome to Super-Short Storytime, literature listeners and audio aficionados! I am Eduardo Soliz, the composer and narrator of the splendiferously silly story that you are about to hear. One of the more annoying things about working in a cubicle environment is the fact that you can all-too-easily hear everything your coworkers say. It can also be o…
 
Author : Amelia Reynolds Long Narrator : Spencer Disparti Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Marty Perrett Discuss on Forums “The Thought Monster” originally appeared in Weird Tales in March 1930 Fiend Without A Face resources: Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTLRyLnqCH4 Wikipedia Page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiend_Without_a_Face…
 
Sometimes in this world, whether you want to or not, you just have to go up! Since May of 1976, John Darling has written and published numerous stories, poems, and articles. His lone play, Stage Directions, has been produced in the United States, Canada, and most recently at the Soho Theater in London, England. Most of his publications have been sh…
 
Can young Beautrelet really solve a crime which absolutely baffles the police? Maurice Leblanc, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support worth your while. You get so much out of thi…
 
Author : Tobias S. Buckell Narrator : Dominick Rabrun Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums The Machine That Would Rewild Humanity originally appeared in Escape Pod: The Science Fiction Anthology (2020). Isolated cursing and suggestion of violence. The Machine That Would Rewild Humanity By Tobias S. Buckell On a boat o…
 
Guest host Dylan Marron presents three works that demonstrate the power of words. In “The Dancing Mind,” the late Toni Morrison talks about why writers love their craft, and readers love their creations. Joe Morton is the reader. In Canadian poet and short-story writer Souvankham Thammavongsa’s story, “How to Pronounce Knife,” one word links two cu…
 
Our third piece for the fourth Rusty Fears writing competition is "The Final Culling" written by Miranda B, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner and performed by Sue Sims. Note: this is a piece of stand-alone fiction and not a part of the Magnus canon. Content warnings: Eco-horror & extinction Mass death (animal) Thalassophobia Sharks Discussions of: p…
 
“The Eleventh Hour” by David Wright Manawaker Studio’s Flash Fiction Podcast is supported by patrons on Patreon: http://patreon.com/manawaker/ Contributor Bios: http://www.manawaker.com/flash-fiction-podcast-contributors/ Please consider supporting Manawaker Studio with a purchase of one of our books or games: http://www.manawaker.com Have a piece …
 
Weird things are afoot in the west this week on the Drabblecast! Enjoy an original, previously unpublished story about snails of the plains gone awry by Joshua Bush called “The Witchita Drive.” Yeehaw! They were down in a gully watering the cattle when Billy came thundering down the ridgeline on his sorrel mare, waving his […] The post Drabblecast …
 
Weird things are afoot in the west this week on the Drabblecast! Enjoy an original, previously unpublished story about snails of the plains gone awry by Joshua Bush called “The Witchita Drive.” Yeehaw! They were down in a gully watering the cattle when Billy came thundering down the ridgeline on his sorrel mare, waving his […] The post Drabblecast …
 
Tune in every Tuesday for more "L au GH iS fUN!" Patrons Ryan Bereuter Victoria Bates KittyCait55 Nanette Jesus Guzman Terrance Nobles Michael Hunter CTB Lizzie B Drill-Press Lootomy Jacob Dominguez Madeline Spencer Gav Charlotte Meyers Cast & Crew: SCP-2030 was written by PeppersGhost Host & Narrator - Jon Grilz 2030-1 - Erik Kemp Tale Narrator - …
 
This episode features "Dancing With Ereshkigal" written by Sameem Siddiqui. Published in the May 2021 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/siddiqui_05_21 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
This episode features "Vanishing Point" written by Robert V.S. Redick. Published in the May 2021 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/redick_05_21 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
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