Cast of Wonders 423: For He Can Creep – Part 2

Author : Siobhan Carroll Narrator : Jeremy Carter Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published by Tor.com, July 2019   Extract from Jubilate Agno For He Can Creep by Siobhan Carroll Part 1 – Part 2 Jeoffry is in pain. The bite the devil gave him throbs […] The post Cast of Wonders 423: For He Can Creep – Part 2 appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 22, 2020, 10:08 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 422: For He Can Creep – Part 1

Author : Siobhan Carroll Narrator : Jeremy Carter Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published by Tor.com, July 2019 For He Can Creep by Siobhan Carroll Flash and fire! Bristle and spit! The great Jeoffry ascends the madhouse stairs, his orange fur on end, his yellow eyes […] The post Cast of Wonders 422: For He Can Creep – Part 1 appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 21, 2020, 1:55 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 421: We Sang You As Ours

Author : Nibedita Sen Narrator : Laura Hobbs Host : KB Sluss Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published in Issue 49 of The Dark Magazine, June 2019 We Sang You As Ours by Nibedita Sen The new egg was going to be a boy. Cadence had overheard Mother Reed and […] The post Cast of Wonders 421: We Sang You As Ours appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 10, 2020, 6:13 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 420: Devil’s Bridge

Author : Frances Hardinge Narrator : Katherine Inskip Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published in 2014 in Fearsome Magics, the second New Solaris Book of Fantasy, edited by Jonathan Strahan (Rebellion Books) Violence; Harm to animals. Devil’s Bridge by Frances Hardinge “That man.” Lauren peered across the street, […] The post Cast of Wonders 420: Devil’s Bridge appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 30, 2020, 8:45 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 419: Little Wonders 26 – Fathers’ Day

Authors : Amanda Helms and Brad Preslar Narrators : Wilson Fowlie and Roberto Suarez Host : Austin Malone Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 419: Little Wonders 26 – Fathers’ Day is a Cast of Wonders original. Grief The Last PoMatic by Amanda Helms Rain dripped down PoMatic!365’s chassis […] The post Cast of Wonders 419: Little Wonders 26 – Fathers’ Day appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 21, 2020, 7:25 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 418: So Much Cooking

Author : Naomi Kritzer Narrator : Diane Severson Mori Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published in Clarkesworld Issue 110, November 2015 Pandemic So Much Cooking by Naomi Kritzer Carole’s Roast Chicken This is a food blog, not a disease blog, but of course the rumors all […] The post Cast of Wonders 418: So Much Cooking appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 20, 2020, 7:51 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 417: Please, Stop Printing Unicorns

Author : Fran Wilde Narrator : Elie Hirschman Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published in The New York Times, in August 2019 Please, Stop Printing Unicorns by Fran Wilde It shouldn’t need to be said that home bioprinters are not toys. And yet, as The New […] The post Cast of Wonders 417: Please, Stop Printing Unicorns appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 15, 2020, 6:04 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 416: The Wolf and the Woodsman

Author : T Kingfisher Narrator : Phil Lunt Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published on author’s blog. The Wolf and the Woodsman by T Kingfisher Here. Listen. I’ll tell you a story. Listen. Once upon a time there was a girl. She was probably about twelve […] The post Cast of Wonders 416: The Wolf and the Woodsman appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 12, 2020, 3:36 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 415: The Witches of Athens

Author : Lara Elena Donnelly Narrator : Nika Harper Host : KB Sluss Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Discuss on Forums This story previously appeared at Strange Horizons, October 7, 2013. A statement from Cast of Wonders on the ongoing protests against police brutality and anti-Black racism. As you will no doubt […] The post Cast of Wonders 415: The Witches of Athens appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 5, 2020, 3:46 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 414: Encore! Flowers for the Dead

Author : Jamie Mason Narrator : Paul Cram Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producers : Allen Sale and Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Previously appeared in Cast of Wonders, as episodes 134 & 135, August 2014 Abuse Flowers for the Dead by Jamie Mason “ … out the windows on the left you’ll see […] The post Cast of Wonders 414: Encore! Flowers for the Dead appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 30, 2020, 3:14 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 413: Little Wonders 25 – Hearts in Boxes

Authors : Kelly Sandoval and N.R. Lambert Narrators : Nichole Goodnight and Caroline Reid Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Discuss on Forums “The Half-Life of a Broken Heart” by N. R. Lambert previously appeared in Factor Four Magazine, Issue 2 (June 2018) “A Heart, An Egg, A […] The post Cast of Wonders 413: Little Wonders 25 – Hearts in Boxes appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 5, 2020, 8:40 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 412: Eight to the Eighth

Author : Liam Hogan Narrator : Charvy Narain Host : KB Sluss Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 412: Eight to the Eighth is a Cast of Wonders original. Spiders Eight, to the Eighth by Liam Hogan Spider was fed up. Fed up, and upside down. […] The post Cast of Wonders 412: Eight to the Eighth appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 26, 2020, 9:17 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 411: Studies on the Impact of Homeschooling, or When Not to Wear a Tuxedo

Author : R. Rozakis Narrator : Kaitie Radel Host : Andrew K. Hoe Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 411: Studies on the Impact of Homeschooling, or When Not to Wear a Tuxedo is a Cast of Wonders original. Studies on the Impact of Homeschooling, or When Not to […] The post Cast of Wonders 411: Studies on the Impact of Homeschooling, or When Not to Wear a Tuxedo appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 19, 2020, 10:53 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 410: Cast Member Rules at Old Tech Town

Author : Shaenon K. Garrity Narrator : Adam Pracht Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 410: Cast Member Rules at Old Tech Town is a Cast of Wonders original. Cast Member Rules at Old Tech Town by Shaenon Garrity Thank you for uploading the autonomous […] The post Cast of Wonders 410: Cast Member Rules at Old Tech Town appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 15, 2020, 8:57 a.m.

CatsCast 289: The Thing in the Basement

Author : Gerri Leen Narrator : Tina Connolly Host : Laura Pearlman Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh Artist : Matt Dovey This story first appeared in Intergalactic Medicine Show in June, 2017. The Thing in the Basement By Gerri Leen You can hear it, in the basement, behind the metal boxes that your human puts […] The post CatsCast 289: The Thing in the Basement appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 1, 2020, 7:01 a.m.

March 2020 Metacast

Transcript (Alasdair) Hi everyone, Alasdair here. We’re not going to ask how you are right now, because we have a pretty good idea. You’re fine. You’re FINE. You’re the same version of fine as everyone right now, the one Aerosmith sang about. The one where you’re alternately anxious, terrified, furious and calm. We empathise. We’re […] The post March 2020 Metacast appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 28, 2020, 6:55 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 408: Growing Resistance

Author : Juliet Kemp Narrator : Setsu Uzume Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble First published in Translunar Travelers Lounge in August 2019 Profanity, Plague This story comes with a pretty significant content warning.  It’s an incredibly hopeful story, but the setting and themes surround healthcare in a […] The post Cast of Wonders 408: Growing Resistance appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 27, 2020, 6:37 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 407: Little Wonders 24 – Dogs and Monsters

Authors : Maria Haskins and Cathy Tenzo Narrators : Katherine Inskip and Pippa Alice Stephens Host : KB Sluss Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 407: Little Wonders 24 – Dogs and Monsters is a Cast of Wonders original. Harm to animals. Good Girl was first performed as part […] The post Cast of Wonders 407: Little Wonders 24 – Dogs and Monsters appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 17, 2020, 9:48 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 406: The Hammer-Royal Model For Making the Superhero A-List

Author : Jason Kimble Narrator : Andrew K. Hoe Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 406: The Hammer-Royal Model For Making the Superhero A-List is a Cast of Wonders original. Toxic Relationships The Hammer-Royal Ten Step Model for Making the Superhero A List by Jason […] The post Cast of Wonders 406: The Hammer-Royal Model For Making the Superhero A-List appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 14, 2020, 11:44 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 405: From the Editorial Page of the Falchester Weekly Review

Author : Marie Brennan Narrators : Katherine Inskip, Alasdair Stuart and Jeremy Carter Host : KB Sluss Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published at Tor.com in April 2016 From the Editorial Page of the Falchester Weekly Review by Marie Brennan Dear Sirs– I was fascinated by Mr. Benjamin Talbot’s brief […] The post Cast of Wonders 405: From the Editorial Page of the Falchester Weekly Review appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 4, 2020, 5:44 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 404: The Oak Knowers (Part 2)

Author : Wesley Jenkins Narrators : Eden Royce, Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali, Cherrae L. Stuart, Dominic Rabrun, Alex Jennings and Moses Utomi Host : Reluctant Spider Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 404: The Oak Knowers (Part 2) is a Cast of Wonders original. Content warning for language/profanity. This two-part story […] The post Cast of Wonders 404: The Oak Knowers (Part 2) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 23, 2020, 3:34 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 403: The Oak Knowers (Part 1)

Author : Wesley Jenkins Narrators : Eden Royce, Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali, Cherrae L. Stuart, Dominic Rabrun, Moses Utomi and Alex Jennings Host : Reluctant Spider Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 403: The Oak Knowers (Part 1) is a Cast of Wonders original. Content warning for language/profanity. This two-part story […] The post Cast of Wonders 403: The Oak Knowers (Part 1) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 19, 2020, 10:24 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 402: Gwisins of the New Moon’s Eve

Author : Russell Hemmell Narrator : Nanna Árnadóttir Host : Andrew K. Hoe Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble First appeared in Typehouse Literary Journal, September 2016 Vampires Gwisins of the New Moon’s Eve by Russell Hemmell We walk out of the subway. The first train of the day has left us […] The post Cast of Wonders 402: Gwisins of the New Moon’s Eve appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 14, 2020, 6:40 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 401: Mothers, Watch Over Me

Author : Maria Haskins Narrator : Amy H. Sturgis Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble This story was previously published in Mythic Delirium, April 2018 The document mentioned in Katherine’s comments, “Expert judgment on markers to deter inadvertent human intrusion into the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant”, can be […] The post Cast of Wonders 401: Mothers, Watch Over Me appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 5, 2020, 9:14 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 400: Staff Picks 2019 – Knitting in English

Author : Brit E. B. Hvide Narrator : Nanna Árnadóttir Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Appeared previously in Cast of Wonders, Episode 371, August 25, 2019. Knitting in English by Brit E. B. Hvide Looping the thread over her needle, Kari caught the sun in her knit. […] The post Cast of Wonders 400: Staff Picks 2019 – Knitting in English appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 29, 2020, 9:10 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 399: Staff Picks 2019 – Breaking

Author : Maya Chhabra Narrator : Nadia Niaz Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally appeared in Cast of Wonders, Episode 370, August 18, 2019. Terminal Illness Breaking by Maya Chhabra Mom’s kind of bizarrely happy for someone with a daughter about to croak, but I don’t mind. […] The post Cast of Wonders 399: Staff Picks 2019 – Breaking appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 26, 2020, 4:15 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 398: Staff Picks 2019 – Take Heart

Author : Claire Eliza Bartlett Narrator : Ibba Armancas Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally appearing in two parts in Cast of Wonders, Episodes 373 and 374, September, 2019. Take Heart by Claire Eliza Bartlett Magdalena perched on the edge of a flimsy folding chair, fingers knotted. […] The post Cast of Wonders 398: Staff Picks 2019 – Take Heart appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 24, 2020, 5:57 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 397: Staff Picks 2019 – Wordslinger, Wordwreaker

Author : Amanda Helms Narrator : Stephanie Malia Morris Host : KB Sluss Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Yuumei Originally appeared in Cast of Wonders, Artemis Rising 5, Episode 354, March 28, 2019. Wordslinger, Wordwreaker by Amanda Helms The wordslinger first came into Lasthope on the back of a scarab the size of […] The post Cast of Wonders 397: Staff Picks 2019 – Wordslinger, Wordwreaker appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 19, 2020, 4:41 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 396: Staff Picks 2019 – Bunny

Author : Amy Brennan Narrator : Roberto Suarez Host : Andrew K. Hoe Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Previously appeared at Cast of Wonders, Little Wonders, Episode 356, April 8, 2019. https://castofwonders.org/2019/04/cast-of-wonders-356-little-wonders-20-2018-flash-fiction-contest-winners/ Bunny by Amy Brennan You are crying. Salty tears dripping into my fur and steaming off in the dry […] The post Cast of Wonders 396: Staff Picks 2019 – Bunny appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 16, 2020, 8:04 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 395: Staff Picks 2019 – Barter Queen

Author : Sarah Pauling Narrator : Alexis Goble Host : Alicia Caporaso Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Yuumei Originally appeared in Cast of Wonders, Artemis Rising 5, Espisode 352, March 10, 2019. Barter Queen by Sarah Pauling Soledad lets Gabe do the introductions because most strangers see him as the more respectable sibling. […] The post Cast of Wonders 395: Staff Picks 2019 – Barter Queen appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 14, 2020, 9:18 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 394: Staff Picks 2019 – Five Functions of Your Bionosaur

Author : Rachael K. Jones Narrator : A.J. Fitzwater Host : Shawn Proctor Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published in Robot Dinosaur Fiction! (May 2018); Reprinted in Cast of Wonders, Dinovember, Episode 383, December 13, 2019. Five Functions of Your Bionosaur by Rachael K. Jones 1. Your parents first activate your […] The post Cast of Wonders 394: Staff Picks 2019 – Five Functions of Your Bionosaur appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 10, 2020, 10 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 393: Staff Picks 2019 – Soul Cleaver Clarence

Author : Matthew J. Jarvis Narrators : Rish Outfield, Alexis Goble, M.K. Hobson, Jen R. Albert and Cheyenne Wright Host : Emma Smailes Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally appeared in Cast of Wonders, June 16, 2019, https://castofwonders.org/2019/06/cast-of-wonders-363-soul-cleaver-clarence/ Matthew told us, “This story began life as a PodCastle flash fiction contest […] The post Cast of Wonders 393: Staff Picks 2019 – Soul Cleaver Clarence appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 7, 2020, 9:40 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 392: Staff Picks 2019 – The Angel

Author : Kate Cobey Narrator : Julia Rios Host : Amy Brennan Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Yuumei Originally appeared in Cast of Wonders, Artemis Rising 5, March 4, 2019, https://castofwonders.org/2019/03/cast-of-wonders-351-artemis-rising-5-the-angel/ Terminal illness; Cancer The Angel by Kate Cobey I: Sterile “Just don’t treat her like anything less than a person,” Mama fretted […] The post Cast of Wonders 392: Staff Picks 2019 – The Angel appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 5, 2020, 9:40 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 391: Staff Picks 2019 – Why I Spared the One Brave Soul Between Me and My Undead Army

Author : Setsu Uzume Narrator : Katherine Inskip Host : Jeremy Carter Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Yuumei Previously appeared in Cast of Wonders, Artemis Rising 5, March 31, 2019, https://castofwonders.org/2019/03/cast-of-wonders-355-artemis-rising-5-why-i-spared-the-one-brave-soul-between-me-and-my-undead-army/ Why I Spared the One Brave Soul Between Me and My Undead Army by Setsu Uzume I am loathe to admit that […] The post Cast of Wonders 391: Staff Picks 2019 – Why I Spared the One Brave Soul Between Me and My Undead Army appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 3, 2020, 4:33 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 390: The Tale of Descruptikn and the Product Launch Requirements Documentation

Author : Effie Seiberg Narrator : Emily E. Smith Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 390: The Tale of Descruptikn and the Product Launch Requirements Documentation is a Cast of Wonders original. The Tale of Descruptikn and the Product Launch Requirements Documentation by Effie Seiberg […] The post Cast of Wonders 390: The Tale of Descruptikn and the Product Launch Requirements Documentation appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 29, 2019, 4:25 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 389: Luchadora

Author : Melissa Mead Narrator : Sandra Espinoza Host : KB Sluss Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 389: Luchadora is a Cast of Wonders original. Luchadora by Melissa Mead When Alejandra was nine, her mother died of dehydration. When she was ten, Alejandra made her father bring her […] The post Cast of Wonders 389: Luchadora appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 27, 2019, 10:08 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 388: The First, the Second, the Third

Author : Katherine Kendig Narrator : Sigríður Gunnarsdóttir Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 388: The First, the Second, the Third is a Cast of Wonders original. The First, the Second, the Third by Katherine Kendig In the winter, the mornings are colder inside than […] The post Cast of Wonders 388: The First, the Second, the Third appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 24, 2019, 3:49 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 387: The Rose Sisterhood

Author : Susan Taitel Narrator : Leigh Wallace Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 387: The Rose Sisterhood is a Cast of Wonders original. Abusive relationships. Murder. The Rose Sisterhood by Susan Taitel My Sisters and I await the next girl. She will be beautiful. […] The post Cast of Wonders 387: The Rose Sisterhood appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 22, 2019, 11:17 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 386: Encore! Cosmetic Procedures

Author : Desmond Warzel Narrator : Rish Outfield Host : Graeme Dunlop Audio Producers : Graeme Dunlop and Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble “Cosmetic Procedures” first appeared in the anthology It Came From Her Purse from Sam’s Dot Publishing, edited by Georgia Middleton and Karen L. Newman, published August 17, 2011. Cosmetic Procedures by Desmond Warzel […] The post Cast of Wonders 386: Encore! Cosmetic Procedures appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 20, 2019, 7:24 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 385: Be a Thunder, Release a Roar

Author : Osahon Ize-Iyamu Narrator : Takudzwa Sharon Kirimi Host : Andrew K. Hoe Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published in Robot Dinosaur Fiction! (May 2018) Be a Thunder, Release a Roar by Osahon Ize-Iyamu It’s January 2028 and young Uwaila watches the TV, fixated at what’s right in front […] The post Cast of Wonders 385: Be a Thunder, Release a Roar appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 17, 2019, 5:01 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 384: Sphexa, Start Dinosaur

Author : Nibedita Sen Narrator : Tal Minear Host : Andrew K. Hoe Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published in Robot Dinosaur Fiction! (August 2018) Sphexa, Start Dinosaur by Nibedita Sen Asha—Ash to friends—wedges the maintenance door open wide enough to slip into the darkened interior of the abandoned ride. […] The post Cast of Wonders 384: Sphexa, Start Dinosaur appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 15, 2019, 4:11 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 383: Five Functions of Your Bionosaur

Author : Rachael K. Jones Narrator : A.J. Fitzwater Host : Andrew K. Hoe Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published in Robot Dinosaur Fiction! (May 2018) Five Functions of Your Bionosaur by Rachael K. Jones 1. Your parents first activate your bionosaur when they bring you home from the hospital. […] The post Cast of Wonders 383: Five Functions of Your Bionosaur appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 13, 2019, 8:53 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 382: No Matter Where; Of Comfort No One Speak

Author : Kate Baker Narrator : Alasdair Stuart Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 382: No Matter Where; Of Comfort No One Speak is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warnings: abuse and suicide No Matter Where; Of Comfort No One Speak by Kate Baker […] The post Cast of Wonders 382: No Matter Where; Of Comfort No One Speak appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 10, 2019, 3:53 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 381: The Lie Misses You

Author : John Wiswell Narrator : Athena Haq Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 381: The Lie Misses You is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: grief (death of family members) The Lie Misses You by John Wiswell The Lie can’t wait to see […] The post Cast of Wonders 381: The Lie Misses You appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 24, 2019, 3:10 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 380: Little Wonders 23 – Comfort is Universal

Authors : Bogi Takács and Craig Robert Saunders Narrators : Katherine Inskip and Premee Mohamed Hosts : Andrew K. Hoe and Benjamin C. Kinney Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 380: Little Wonders 23 – Comfort is Universal is a Cast of Wonders original. Taking the Nine to the […] The post Cast of Wonders 380: Little Wonders 23 – Comfort is Universal appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 1, 2019, 1:23 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 379: Philemaphobia

Author : Josh Pearce Narrator : Nika Harper Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 379: Philemaphobia is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Spiders; body horror; teen cruelty Philemaphobia by Josh Pearce “Amanda,” Mother said, as soon as she came in from school: “Amanda,” […] The post Cast of Wonders 379: Philemaphobia appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 9, 2019, 1:36 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 378: Banned Books Week – Common Grounds and Various Teas

Author : Sherin Nicole Narrator : Jesenia Pineda Host : Eden Royce Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 378: Banned Books Week – Common Grounds and Various Teas is a Cast of Wonders original. Common Grounds & Various Teas by Sherin Nicole Mama’s fingernails are mesmerizing. They’re black and […] The post Cast of Wonders 378: Banned Books Week – Common Grounds and Various Teas appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 30, 2019, 8:23 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 377: Banned Books Week – This Is Not A Ghost Story

Author : V. Medina Narrator : Julia Rios Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 377: Banned Books Week – This Is Not A Ghost Story is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: profanity This Is Not a Ghost Story by V. Medina In the […] The post Cast of Wonders 377: Banned Books Week – This Is Not A Ghost Story appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 29, 2019, 2:21 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 376: Banned Books Week – The Ways of Walls and Words

Author : Sabrina Vourvoulias Narrators : Ezzy G. Languzzi and Isabel Schechter Host : Andrew K. Hoe Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published at Tor.com (April 15, 2015) The Ways of Walls and Words by Sabrina Vourvoulias Solitreo “If it were not for Thee, what would become of me?” She’s […] The post Cast of Wonders 376: Banned Books Week – The Ways of Walls and Words appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 24, 2019, 8:47 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 375: Banned Books Week – Reclaiming Our Narratives

Authors : Innocent Chizaram Ilo, Maya Prasad and Joyce Chng Narrators : Solomon Osadolo, Athena Haq and John Chu Host : Julia Rios Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 375: Banned Books Week – Reclaiming Our Narratives is a Cast of Wonders original. Our Skin Will Now Bear the […] The post Cast of Wonders 375: Banned Books Week – Reclaiming Our Narratives appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 23, 2019, 1:20 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 374: Take Heart (Part 2 of 2)

Author : Claire Eliza Bartlett Narrator : Ibba Armancas Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 374: Take Heart (Part 2 of 2) is a Cast of Wonders original. Take Heart (continued) by Claire Eliza Bartlett The break had been clean and would heal up nicely. […] The post Cast of Wonders 374: Take Heart (Part 2 of 2) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 19, 2019, 1 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 373: Take Heart (Part 1 of 2)

Author : Claire Eliza Bartlett Narrator : Ibba Armancas Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 373: Take Heart (Part 1 of 2) is a Cast of Wonders original. Take Heart by Claire Eliza Bartlett Magdalena perched on the edge of a flimsy folding chair, fingers […] The post Cast of Wonders 373: Take Heart (Part 1 of 2) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 16, 2019, 8:14 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 372: Little Wonders 22 – #FantasyWorldProblems

Authors : Lawrence Watt-Evans, Matthew Bailey and Donald S. Crankshaw Narrators : Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali, Marguerite Kenner and Matt Dovey Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 372: Little Wonders 22 – #FantasyWorldProblems is a Cast of Wonders original. “Whatever the Price” and “The Supervisor of Accountants […] The post Cast of Wonders 372: Little Wonders 22 – #FantasyWorldProblems appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 11, 2019, 10 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 371 – Knitting in English

Author : Brit E. B. Hvide Narrator : Nanna Árnadóttir Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 371 – Knitting in English is a Cast of Wonders original. Knitting in English by Brit E. B. Hvide Looping the thread over her needle, Kari caught the sun […] The post Cast of Wonders 371 – Knitting in English appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 25, 2019, 3 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 370 – Breaking

Author : Maya Chhabra Narrator : Nadia Niaz Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 370 – Breaking is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Terminal illness Breaking by Maya Chhabra Mom’s kind of bizarrely happy for someone with a daughter about to croak, but […] The post Cast of Wonders 370 – Breaking appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 18, 2019, 3 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 369 – Glass Gardens

Author : Y.M. Pang Narrator : Alexandra Rowland Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 369 – Glass Gardens is a Cast of Wonders original. Glass Gardens by Y. M. Pang I was the eldest daughter, so I knew I was doomed. The youngest marries the […] The post Cast of Wonders 369 – Glass Gardens appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 11, 2019, 2:51 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 368 – If Only a Word for All Things

Author : Jameyanne Fuller Narrator : Diane Severson Mori Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Cast of Wonders 368 – If Only a Word for All Things is a Cast of Wonders original. If Only a Word for All Things by Jameyanne Fuller I hunched my shoulders and […] The post Cast of Wonders 368 – If Only a Word for All Things appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 6, 2019, 9:17 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 367: The Last Banquet of Temporal Confections (Part 2 of 2)

Author : Tina Connolly Narrator : Alethea Kontis Host : Setsu Uzume Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published on Tor.com (July 2018) Content Warning: depictions of graphic violence Many thanks to associate editor Alexis Goble for the episode photograph! The Last Banquet of Temporal Confections (continued) by Tina Connolly Rose-Pepper […] The post Cast of Wonders 367: The Last Banquet of Temporal Confections (Part 2 of 2) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 30, 2019, 1:18 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 366: The Last Banquet of Temporal Confections (Part 1 of 2)

Author : Tina Connolly Narrator : Alethea Kontis Host : Setsu Uzume Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Originally published on Tor.com (July 2018) Many thanks to associate editor Alexis Goble for the episode photograph! Benjamin C. Kinney’s Smell, Taste and Emotion #NeuroThursday The Last Banquet of Temporal Confections by Tina Connolly Saffron […] The post Cast of Wonders 366: The Last Banquet of Temporal Confections (Part 1 of 2) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 28, 2019, 4:59 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 365: Blame it on the Bees

Author : Rachel Menard Narrator : Tina Connolly Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Cast of Wonders 365: Blame it on the Bees is a Cast of Wonders original. Blame it on the Bees by Rachel Menard I can’t find it. Digging through my drawer, shoving aside patchy band shirts and pilled […] The post Cast of Wonders 365: Blame it on the Bees appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 25, 2019, 12:19 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 364: Remember to Breathe

Author : Matt Dovey Narrator : Russ Wilde Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Cast of Wonders 364: Remember to Breathe is a Cast of Wonders original. Remember to Breathe by Matt Dovey Vikram watches with growing uncertainty as Isaac turns round and around, searching for a landmark in the heavy fog. […] The post Cast of Wonders 364: Remember to Breathe appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 23, 2019, 7 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 363: SOUL CLEAVER Clarence

Author : Matthew J. Jarvis Narrators : Rish Outfield, Alexis Goble, M.K. Hobson, Jen R. Albert and Cheyenne Wright Host : Jeremy Carter Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Cast of Wonders 363: SOUL CLEAVER Clarence is a Cast of Wonders original. Matthew told us, “This story began life as a PodCastle flash fiction contest entry. […] The post Cast of Wonders 363: SOUL CLEAVER Clarence appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 16, 2019, 4 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 362: Hare’s Breath

Author : Maria Haskins Narrator : Katrin Kania Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Originally published in Shimmer, Issue 39 (2017) Content Warning: discussion of medical procedures and suicide This episode is part of our 2019 Summer Spotlight, showcasing the work of the year’s major award finalists. Shimmer is a finalist for […] The post Cast of Wonders 362: Hare’s Breath appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 9, 2019, 10 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 361: Heartless

Author : Peadar Ó Guilín Narrator : Tonia Thompson Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Originally published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies Issue #84 (December 2011) Content Warning: body horror; some violent elements right at the start This episode is part of our 2019 Summer Spotlight, showcasing the work of the year’s major […] The post Cast of Wonders 361: Heartless appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 2, 2019, 4 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 360: Encore! Kulturkampf

Author : Anatoly Belilovsky Narrator : Hans Fenstermacher Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Originally published in the Immersion Book of Steampunk from Immersion Press, UK, in 2011. Aired as Cast of Wonders Episode 24 in February 2012, and selected as a Staff Pick by Barry J. Northern in 2013. Kulturkampf by […] The post Cast of Wonders 360: Encore! Kulturkampf appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 26, 2019, 4 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 359: Tiger, Tiger

Author : Drea Silvertooth Narrator : Kate Mullaney Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 359: Tiger, Tiger is a Cast of Wonders original. Tiger, Tiger By Drea Silvertooth Echo had always thought that when the world ended, she’d either be running with a motley band of […] The post Cast of Wonders 359: Tiger, Tiger appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 24, 2019, 4 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 358: A Singular Event in the Fourth Dimension

Author : Andrea M. Pawley Narrator : Dani Daly Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Asimov’s Science Fiction (March / April 2017) A Singular Event in the Fourth Dimension by Andrea M. Pawley Olive touched the tiny carbon fiber legs. They folded under her fingertip. The […] The post Cast of Wonders 358: A Singular Event in the Fourth Dimension appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 21, 2019, 12:54 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 357: Little Wonders 21 – 2018 Flash Fiction Contest Runners-Up

Authors : J. T. Nilson, Nathan Susnik and Maria Haskins Narrators : Eliza Chan, Tanja Milojevic and Kyle Akers Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 357: Little Wonders 21 – 2018 Flash Fiction Contest Runners-Up is a Cast of Wonders original. Grounded by J. T. Nilson […] The post Cast of Wonders 357: Little Wonders 21 – 2018 Flash Fiction Contest Runners-Up appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 28, 2019, 10:10 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 356: Little Wonders 20 – 2018 Flash Fiction Contest Winners

Authors : R. Jean Bell, Amy Brennan and Wendy Nikel Narrators : Roberto Suarez, Marguerite Kenner and Chloë Yates Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Cast of Wonders 356: Little Wonders 20 – 2018 Flash Fiction Contest Winners is a Cast of Wonders original. Dream Foundry is a new organization helping all […] The post Cast of Wonders 356: Little Wonders 20 – 2018 Flash Fiction Contest Winners appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 8, 2019, 7:52 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 355: Artemis Rising 5 – Why I Spared the One Brave Soul Between Me and My Undead Army

Author : Setsu Uzume Narrator : Katherine Inskip Host : KB Sluss Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Yuumei Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 355: Artemis Rising 5 – Why I Spared the One Brave Soul Between Me and My Undead Army is a Cast of Wonders original. Why I Spared the One […] The post Cast of Wonders 355: Artemis Rising 5 – Why I Spared the One Brave Soul Between Me and My Undead Army appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 31, 2019, 8:51 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 354: Artemis Rising 5 – Wordslinger, Wordwreaker

Author : Amanda Helms Narrator : Stephanie Malia Morris Host : Mary Fan Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Yuumei Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 354: Artemis Rising 5 – Wordslinger, Wordwreaker is a Cast of Wonders original. Wordslinger, Wordwreaker by Amanda Helms The wordslinger first came into Lasthope on the back of […] The post Cast of Wonders 354: Artemis Rising 5 – Wordslinger, Wordwreaker appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 28, 2019, 12:20 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 353: Artemis Rising 5 – With Cardamom I’ll Bind Their Lips

Author : Beth Cato Narrator : Nika Harper Host : Amy Brennan Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Yuumei Discuss on Forums First published in Uncanny Magazine (April 2017) With Cardamom I’ll Bind Their Lips by Beth Cato In the spring after the war’s end, the soldiers’ spirits began to wander home, and Lady Magdalena bound […] The post Cast of Wonders 353: Artemis Rising 5 – With Cardamom I’ll Bind Their Lips appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 19, 2019, 3:08 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 352: Artemis Rising 5 – Barter Queen

Author : Sarah Pauling Narrator : Alexis Goble Host : Helen Gould Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Yuumei Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 352: Artemis Rising 5 – Barter Queen is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Profanity Barter Queen by Sarah Pauling Soledad lets Gabe do the introductions because most […] The post Cast of Wonders 352: Artemis Rising 5 – Barter Queen appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 10, 2019, 4 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 351: Artemis Rising 5 – The Angel

Author : Kate Cobey Narrator : Julia Rios Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Yuumei Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 351: Artemis Rising 5 – The Angel is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Terminal illness The Angel by Kate Cobey I: Sterile “Just don’t treat her like […] The post Cast of Wonders 351: Artemis Rising 5 – The Angel appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 4, 2019, 1:06 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 350: The Last Fifth (Part 2 of 2)

Author : Naru Dames Sundar Narrator : Amin M. Arif Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Cast of Wonders 350: The Last Fifth (Part 2 of 2) is a Cast of Wonders original. The Last Fifth (Part 2 of 2) by Naru Dames Sundar Anur cradled his face in his hands, his […] The post Cast of Wonders 350: The Last Fifth (Part 2 of 2) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 24, 2019, 5 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 349: The Last Fifth (Part 1 of 2)

Author : Naru Dames Sundar Narrator : Amin M. Arif Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Cast of Wonders 349: The Last Fifth (Part 1 of 2) is a Cast of Wonders original. The Last Fifth (Part 1 of 2) by Naru Dames Sundar Anur slumbered under the ledge of the sloping […] The post Cast of Wonders 349: The Last Fifth (Part 1 of 2) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 21, 2019, 5 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 348: Staff Picks 2018 – Radio Free Heartland

Author : Corey Mallonee Narrator : Karen Bovenmyer Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 331, November 19, 2018 Content Warning: Sexual abuse Every year in January, Cast of Wonders highlights some of our favorite episodes from the previous year. It’s a great […] The post Cast of Wonders 348: Staff Picks 2018 – Radio Free Heartland appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 14, 2019, 2:03 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 347: Staff Picks 2018 – Your Words There for the World to See

Author : Aimee Ogden Narrator : Tina Connolly Host : Jeremy Carter Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 322 for Banned Books Week, September 25, 2018 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders highlights some of our favorite episodes from the previous year. It’s a great […] The post Cast of Wonders 347: Staff Picks 2018 – Your Words There for the World to See appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 6, 2019, 8:36 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 346: Staff Picks 2018 – The Librarian

Author : Maria Haskins Narrator : Katherine Inskip Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 325 for Banned Books Week, October 1, 2018 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders highlights some of our favorite episodes from the previous year. It’s a great […] The post Cast of Wonders 346: Staff Picks 2018 – The Librarian appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 4, 2019, 10:38 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 345: Staff Picks 2018 – Pocosin

Author : Ursula Vernon Narrator : Eden Royce Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 298 for April 1, 2018 Content warning: Some profanity Every year in January, Cast of Wonders highlights some of our favorite episodes from the previous year. It’s a […] The post Cast of Wonders 345: Staff Picks 2018 – Pocosin appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 31, 2019, 5 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 344: Staff Picks 2018 – The Temple of the Whale

Author : KB Sluss Narrator : Sandra Espinoza Host : Alicia Caporaso Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 304 for June 5, 2018 Content Warning: Parental grief Every year in January, Cast of Wonders highlights some of our favorite episodes from the previous year. It’s a […] The post Cast of Wonders 344: Staff Picks 2018 – The Temple of the Whale appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 22, 2019, 5 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 343: Staff Picks 2018 – Ten Things Sunil and I Forgot to Prepare for, When Preparing for the Apocalypse

Author : Shane Halbach Narrator : Kyle Akers Host : Shawn Proctor Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 312, July 17, 2018 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders highlights some of our favorite episodes from the previous year. It’s a great chance for us to […] The post Cast of Wonders 343: Staff Picks 2018 – Ten Things Sunil and I Forgot to Prepare for, When Preparing for the Apocalypse appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 20, 2019, 5 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 342: Staff Picks 2018 – An American Refugee

Author : Tiah Marie Beautement Narrator : Julia Rios Host : Emma Smailes Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Geneva Benton Discuss on Forums Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 295 for Artemis Rising 4, March 12, 2018 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders highlights some of our favorite episodes from the […] The post Cast of Wonders 342: Staff Picks 2018 – An American Refugee appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 16, 2019, 9:01 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 341: Staff Picks 2018 – The Raptor Snatchers

Author : Rachael K. Jones Narrator : Kara Grace Host : Andrew K. Hoe Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 330 for Dinovember, November 12, 2018 Content Warning: Death of a pet Every year in January, Cast of Wonders highlights some of our favorite episodes from […] The post Cast of Wonders 341: Staff Picks 2018 – The Raptor Snatchers appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 13, 2019, 3 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 340: Staff Picks 2018 – Widow Bones Makes Her Rounds

Author : Gretchen Tessmer Narrator : Kate Baker Host : KB Sluss Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 329 for October 29, 2018 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders highlights some of our favorite episodes from the previous year. It’s a great chance for us […] The post Cast of Wonders 340: Staff Picks 2018 – Widow Bones Makes Her Rounds appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 10, 2019, 10 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 339: Staff Picks 2018 – The Penelope Qingdom

Author : Aidan Moher Narrator : Andrew K. Hoe Host : Amy Brennan Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 321 for September 21, 2018 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders highlights some of our favorite episodes from the previous year. It’s a great chance for […] The post Cast of Wonders 339: Staff Picks 2018 – The Penelope Qingdom appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 5, 2019, 9:07 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 338: Staff Picks 2018 – Earn Your Breath

Author : Jaime O. Mayer Narrator : Ibba Armancas Host : Dani Daly Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Geneva Benton Discuss on Forums Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 294 for Artemis Rising 4, March 6, 2018 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders highlights some of our favorite episodes from the […] The post Cast of Wonders 338: Staff Picks 2018 – Earn Your Breath appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 5, 2019, 8:49 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 337: Silkstrand, A Minute Of

Author : Anton Stark Narrator : Curtis C. Chen Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 337: Silkstrand, A Minute Of is a Cast of Wonders original. Silkstrand, A Minute Of by Anton Stark Imperial Majesty, Lord-for-Countless-Years, Son of Heaven, Ruler of Industry and Wisdom; this your […] The post Cast of Wonders 337: Silkstrand, A Minute Of appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 31, 2018, 4:30 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 336: Little Wonders 19 – Bittersweet Christmas

Authors : Gerri Leen and Kat Day Narrators : Alasdair Stuart, Chloë Yates and Nick Owers Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums The Night Before Never: First published in 10Flash Quarterly, January 2011 A Little Something for Christmas: First published on thefictionphial.wordpress.com Content Warning: Grief The Night Before Never by […] The post Cast of Wonders 336: Little Wonders 19 – Bittersweet Christmas appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 23, 2018, 1:39 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 335: Skinned

Author : Amanda Helms Narrator : Abra Staffin-Wiebe Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 335: Skinned is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Profanity, gore Skinned by Amanda Helms   So Jian thinks he needs a new skin. He says it like it’s no big deal, just […] The post Cast of Wonders 335: Skinned appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 21, 2018, 4:49 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 334: Secrets and Things We Don’t Say Out Loud

Author : José Pablo Iriarte Narrator : Devin McLaughlin Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 334: Secrets and Things We Don’t Say Out Loud is a Cast of Wonders original. Secrets and Things We Don’t Say Out Loud by José Pablo Iriarte Blame cabin fever–I don’t usually […] The post Cast of Wonders 334: Secrets and Things We Don’t Say Out Loud appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 19, 2018, 11 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 333: Tunguska, 1987

Author : Maria Haskins Narrator : Ville Meriläinen Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums First published in Tales From Alternate Earths, Inklings Press, 2016 Content Warning: Profanity, death of a pet Tunguska, 1987 by Maria Haskins 1929 Alexander was running through the snow. The rifle, and the pack of […] The post Cast of Wonders 333: Tunguska, 1987 appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 14, 2018, 12:52 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 332: Dinovember – The Good, the Bad, and the Utahraptor

Author : Jennifer Lee Rossman Narrator : Sandra Espinoza Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 332: Dinovember – The Good, the Bad, and the Utahraptor is a Cast of Wonders original. The Good, the Bad, and the Utahraptor by Jennifer Lee Rossman No one could say […] The post Cast of Wonders 332: Dinovember – The Good, the Bad, and the Utahraptor appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 30, 2018, 9:52 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 331: Radio Free Heartland

Author : Corey Mallonee Narrator : Karen Bovenmyer Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 331: Radio Free Heartland is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Sexual abuse Radio Free Heartland by Corey Mallonee When the car was just a distant cloud of dust above the […] The post Cast of Wonders 331: Radio Free Heartland appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 19, 2018, 2:24 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 330: Dinovember – The Raptor Snatchers

Author : Rachael K. Jones Narrator : Kara Grace Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums First published in Intergalactic Medicine Show, Issue 51, July 2016 Content Warning: Death of a pet Rachael had this to say: This story is part of a shared world project I did with several […] The post Cast of Wonders 330: Dinovember – The Raptor Snatchers appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 12, 2018, 1:45 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 329: Widow Bones Makes Her Rounds

Author : Gretchen Tessmer Narrator : Kate Baker Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Cast of Wonders 329: Widow Bones Makes Her Rounds is a Cast of Wonders original. Widow Bones Makes Her Rounds by Gretchen Tessmer “Brom Bones too, who shortly after his rival’s disappearance conducted the blooming Katrina to the […] The post Cast of Wonders 329: Widow Bones Makes Her Rounds appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 29, 2018, 9 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 328: Ava Paints the Horses

Author : Ville Meriläinen Narrator : Katrin Kania Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Cast of Wonders 328: Ava Paints the Horses is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Self harm; grief Ava Paints the Horses by Ville Meriläinen It’s late into morning on a Friday, and Ava paints the horses. […] The post Cast of Wonders 328: Ava Paints the Horses appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 23, 2018, 4 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 327: Memories of Mirrored Worlds

Author : Barbara A. Barnett Narrator : S.B. Divya Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter First published in Daily Science Fiction July 5, 2013 Check out The Drabblecast Reborn! Memories of Mirrored Worlds by Barbara A. Barnett At midnight on her ninth birthday, Alison Marie was crowned Queen of the Nightlands; she decreed […] The post Cast of Wonders 327: Memories of Mirrored Worlds appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 14, 2018, 4 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 326: Forgiveness

Author : Leah Cypess Narrator : Nika Harper Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Originally published in Asimov’s Science Fiction, February 2015. Content Warning: Partner abuse The Long List Anthology, Volume 4, is Kickstarting now!   Forgiveness by Leah Cypess The day Michael came back to school, I was still wearing long sleeves. […] The post Cast of Wonders 326: Forgiveness appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 8, 2018, 9:07 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 325: Banned Books Week – The Librarian

Author : Maria Haskins Narrator : Katherine Inskip Host : Melaine Huyck-Aufdermar Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 325: Banned Books Week – The Librarian is a Cast of Wonders original. Check out The Drabblecast Reborn! The Librarian by Maria Haskins The library hadn’t been there the day before, Ella was […] The post Cast of Wonders 325: Banned Books Week – The Librarian appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 1, 2018, 2:35 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 324: Banned Books Week – The Sound of Her Voice

Author : Jennifer Hykes Narrator : Dani Daly Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 324: Banned Books Week – The Sound of Her Voice is a Cast of Wonders original. The Sound of Her Voice by Jennifer Hykes I saw her van as I turned the […] The post Cast of Wonders 324: Banned Books Week – The Sound of Her Voice appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 30, 2018, 8:26 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 323: Banned Books Week – “A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies”

Author : Alix E. Harrow Narrator : Lisa Hicks Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums First published in Apex Magazine, February 2018 “A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies” by Alix E. Harrow GEORGE, JC—THE RUNAWAY PRINCE—J FIC GEO 1994 You’d think it would make […] The post Cast of Wonders 323: Banned Books Week – “A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies” appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 28, 2018, 8:28 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 322: Banned Books Week – Your Words There for the World to See

Author : Aimee Ogden Narrator : Tina Connolly Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 322: Banned Books Week – Your Words There for the World to See is a Cast of Wonders original. Your Words There for the World to See by Aimee Ogden The school […] The post Cast of Wonders 322: Banned Books Week – Your Words There for the World to See appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 25, 2018, 12:28 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 321: The Penelope Qingdom

Author : Aidan Moher Narrator : Andrew K. Hoe Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums First published in Mothership Zeta (December 2016) The Penelope Qingdom by Aidan Moher It was during the particularly frozen-solid Prince George winter of ’91, a few days after the new neighbours had arrived, that I […] The post Cast of Wonders 321: The Penelope Qingdom appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 21, 2018, 7:26 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 320: Presumed Dead (Part 7)

Author : Rick Kennett Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums First published in the novel Presumed Dead (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, August 2016) Buy the full-length novel from Amazon! Presumed Dead (Part 7) by Rick Kennett The Xenoid hadn’t tried to cover up evidence of […] The post Cast of Wonders 320: Presumed Dead (Part 7) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 18, 2018, 4 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 319: Presumed Dead (Part 6)

Author : Rick Kennett Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums First published in the novel Presumed Dead (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, August 2016) Buy the full-length novel from Amazon! Presumed Dead (Part 6) by Rick Kennett For a moment she puzzled over why the plants […] The post Cast of Wonders 319: Presumed Dead (Part 6) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 14, 2018, 12:34 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 318: Presumed Dead (Part 5)

Author : Rick Kennett Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums First published in the novel Presumed Dead (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, August 2016) Buy the full-length novel from Amazon! Presumed Dead (Part 5) by Rick Kennett The map in her hand now showed only the […] The post Cast of Wonders 318: Presumed Dead (Part 5) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 28, 2018, 5:04 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 317: Presumed Dead (Part 4)

Author : Rick Kennett Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums First published in the novel Presumed Dead (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, August 2016) Buy the full-length novel from Amazon! Presumed Dead (Part 4) by Rick Kennett Cy looked into her palm and said, “Mountains?” Light […] The post Cast of Wonders 317: Presumed Dead (Part 4) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 27, 2018, 8:58 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 316: Presumed Dead (Part 3)

Author : Rick Kennett Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums First published in the novel Presumed Dead (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, August 2016) Buy the full-length novel from Amazon! Presumed Dead (Part 3) by Rick Kennett Night came quickly in these latitudes, dropping out of […] The post Cast of Wonders 316: Presumed Dead (Part 3) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 23, 2018, 9:34 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 315: Presumed Dead (Part 2)

Author : Rick Kennett Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums First published in the novel Presumed Dead (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, August 2016) Buy the full-length novel from Amazon! Presumed Dead (Part 2) by Rick Kennett Half stumbling, almost tumbling, she made her way down […] The post Cast of Wonders 315: Presumed Dead (Part 2) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 21, 2018, 9:12 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 314: Presumed Dead (Part 1)

Author : Rick Kennett Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums First published in the novel Presumed Dead (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, August 2016) Buy the full-length novel from Amazon! Presumed Dead (Part 1) by Rick Kennett Days later, while sheltering from rain that had lost […] The post Cast of Wonders 314: Presumed Dead (Part 1) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 19, 2018, 3:58 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 313: Desert Dogs

Authors : Drea Silvertooth and Lian Rose Narrator : Stephanie Malia Morris Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Cast of Wonders 313: Desert Dogs is a Cast of Wonders original. Desert Dogs by Drea Silvertooth and Lian Rose The vast desert sprawled before Kei, burnt sienna beneath the rising sun. In the […] The post Cast of Wonders 313: Desert Dogs appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 20, 2018, 4 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 312: Ten Things Sunil and I Forgot to Prepare for, When Preparing for the Apocalypse

Author : Shane Halbach Narrator : Kyle Akers Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums First published in Intergalactic Medicine Show, Issue 51 Ten Things Sunil and I Forgot to Prepare for, When Preparing for the Apocalypse by Shane Halbach 1. We didn’t prepare multiple contingencies When Sunil and I […] The post Cast of Wonders 312: Ten Things Sunil and I Forgot to Prepare for, When Preparing for the Apocalypse appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 17, 2018, 9 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 311: And Flights of Skuhwiggle

Author : Charles Lee McDaniel Narrator : Scott Campbell Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 311: And Flights of Skuhwiggle is a Cast of Wonders original. Content warning: cancer and terminal care And Flights of Skuhwiggle by Charles Lee McDaniel “Hello, children. Quiet down and give […] The post Cast of Wonders 311: And Flights of Skuhwiggle appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 9, 2018, 9 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 310: Little Wonders 18 – Transformation

Authors : Jennifer Mace and Giada Zavarise Narrators : Katherine Inskip and A.J. Fitzwater Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 310: Little Wonders 18 – Transformation is a Cast of Wonders original. A Cradle of Vines by Jennifer Mace There’s a plant in the hedgerow whose […] The post Cast of Wonders 310: Little Wonders 18 – Transformation appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 2, 2018, 2:36 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 309: The Moon, the Sun and the Truth

Author : Victoria Sandbrook Narrator : Alexis Goble Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Shimmer, Issue 38 (July/August 2017) From the author: In January 2017, Dan Rather “tipped his journalist Stetson” to Anderson Cooper. I had a brief fangirl moment in which I imagined them meeting on […] The post Cast of Wonders 309: The Moon, the Sun and the Truth appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 22, 2018, 1:10 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 308: Every Drop of Light

Author : Rachel Delaney Craft Narrator : Mary Murphy Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in FOUND: short stories by Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers (2016) Content Warning: sibling grief and abuse; animal death Every Drop of Light by Rachel Delaney Craft No one ever said no to […] The post Cast of Wonders 308: Every Drop of Light appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 18, 2018, 1:04 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 307: Sidekicks Wanted

Author : Laura Johnson Narrator : Jason Arquin Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in the anthology Heroes by Bushmead Publishing (October 2015) Sidekicks Wanted by Laura Johnson **SIDEKICKS WANTED** HERO HUNTERS INC. JOB POSTING: SIDEKICK Job ID: 09012015 Location: Various Base Pay: To be discussed Industry: Heroism/Villainy Reports […] The post Cast of Wonders 307: Sidekicks Wanted appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 15, 2018, 2:38 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 306: The Poet and the Spider

Author : Cynthia So Narrator : Eliza Chan Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Anathema: Spec from the Margins, December 2017 Phobia Warning: Spiders The Poet and the Spider by Cynthia So You saw the Empress once, when you were still a pillow-cheeked and blossom-mouthed child. […] The post Cast of Wonders 306: The Poet and the Spider appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 9, 2018, noon

Cast of Wonders 305: All Systems Go

Author : Gerri Leen Narrator : Andrew K. Hoe Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Spacesuits and Sixguns, Volume 2, Issue 1 (2015) All Systems Go by Gerri Leen The spaceport at Norn Five is a shining ode to order, automation, and interstellar travel. State-of-the-art communication […] The post Cast of Wonders 305: All Systems Go appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 7, 2018, 1:16 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 304: The Temple of the Whale

Author : KB Sluss Narrator : Sandra Espinoza Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 304: The Temple of the Whale is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Parental grief The Temple of the Whale by Karissa Sluss Late in the morning I find Terren in […] The post Cast of Wonders 304: The Temple of the Whale appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 5, 2018, 11:35 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 303: What You’re Missing

Author : Allison Mulder Narrator : Melissa Bugaj Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Originally published in Twisted: Short Stories by Young Writers, for Ch1Con. What You’re Missing by Allison Mulder “Something’s missing.” The words slipped past Anya’s lips, not for the first time. Most days she could keep them buried under […] The post Cast of Wonders 303: What You’re Missing appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 23, 2018, 12:30 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 302: Restoring the Magic

Author : Ian Creasey Narrator : Brian Lieberman Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Neverland’s Library: Fantasy Anthology, edited by Roger Bellini (Ragnarok Publications, April 2014) Restoring the Magic by Ian Creasey When I had climbed high enough that my breath came in great panting gasps, […] The post Cast of Wonders 302: Restoring the Magic appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 20, 2018, 12:22 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 301: Ana’s Asteroid

Author : M. K. Hutchins Narrator : Alethea Kontis Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 301: Ana’s Asteroid is a Cast of Wonders original. Ana’s Asteroid by M.K. Hutchins I raced Cornelius home after school, through the corridors of the Platinum Phoenix. He took the right […] The post Cast of Wonders 301: Ana’s Asteroid appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 30, 2018, 12:19 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 300: The Death Knight, the Dragon and the Damsel

Author : Melion Traverse Narrators : Dani Daly, Graeme Dunlop, Katherine Inskip and Cheyenne Wright Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 300: The Death Knight, the Dragon and the Damsel is a Cast of Wonders original. This week’s episode art is from Le livre et la vraye […] The post Cast of Wonders 300: The Death Knight, the Dragon and the Damsel appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 23, 2018, 8:40 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 299: All Them Pretty Babies

Author : Alex C. Renwick Narrator : Laura Hobbs Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Onspec Magazine Vol. 24 No. 3 Content warning: grief. All Them Pretty Babies by Alexandra Renwick Esmè step careful in the pretty grass. Grass on the hillside is green just how […] The post Cast of Wonders 299: All Them Pretty Babies appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 8, 2018, 1:06 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 298: Pocosin

Author : Ursula Vernon Narrator : Eden Royce Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Apex Magazine (January 2015) Content warning: some scattered profanity From the author: Pocosins are a type of raised peat wetland found almost exclusively in the Carolinas. The name derives from an Eastern […] The post Cast of Wonders 298: Pocosin appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 1, 2018, 4 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 297: Artemis Rising 4 – Where You Get Your Ideas

Author : Megan Lee Beals Narrator : Dani Daly Host : Merc Fenn Wolfmoor Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Geneva Benton Cast of Wonders 297: Artemis Rising 4 – Where You Get Your Ideas is a Cast of Wonders original. Cast of Wonders is proud to present the fourth annual Artemis Rising event […] The post Cast of Wonders 297: Artemis Rising 4 – Where You Get Your Ideas appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 25, 2018, 4 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 296: Artemis Rising 4 – Canary’s Refuge

Author : Wendy Nikel Narrator : Nadia Niaz Host : Sandra M. Odell Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Geneva Benton Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 296: Artemis Rising 4 – Canary’s Refuge is a Cast of Wonders original. Cast of Wonders is proud to present the fourth annual Artemis Rising event through […] The post Cast of Wonders 296: Artemis Rising 4 – Canary’s Refuge appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 20, 2018, 4 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 295: Artemis Rising 4 – An American Refugee

Author : Tiah Marie Beautement Narrator : Julia Rios Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Geneva Benton Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 295: Artemis Rising 4 – An American Refugee is a Cast of Wonders original. Cast of Wonders is proud to present the fourth annual Artemis Rising event […] The post Cast of Wonders 295: Artemis Rising 4 – An American Refugee appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 12, 2018, 4 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 294: Artemis Rising 4 – Earn Your Breath

Author : Jaime O. Mayer Narrator : Ibba Armancas Hosts : Megan Leigh, Charlotte Bond and Lucy Hounsom Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Geneva Benton Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 294: Artemis Rising 4 – Earn Your Breath is a Cast of Wonders original. Cast of Wonders is proud to present the […] The post Cast of Wonders 294: Artemis Rising 4 – Earn Your Breath appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 6, 2018, 5 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 293: The Final Strand

Author : Makenzi Newman Narrator : Alexis Goble Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 293: The Final Strand is a Cast of Wonders original. Content warning: self-harm The Hugo Awards have these things they call nominations tallys but they are commonly referred to as The Long […] The post Cast of Wonders 293: The Final Strand appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 4, 2018, 3:07 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 292: Little Wonders 17 – True Selves

Authors : Dagny Paul and Natalia Theodoridou Narrators : Alexis Goble and Erika Sanderson Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Catherine Unger Discuss on Forums February is Women in Horror Month, an international initiative which encourages supporters to learn about and showcase the underrepresented work of women in the horror industries. […] The post Cast of Wonders 292: Little Wonders 17 – True Selves appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 19, 2018, 12:49 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 291: If Only Kissing Made it So

Author : Jason Kimble Narrator : Max Gladstone Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 291: If Only Kissing Made it So is a Cast of Wonders original. PodCastle wants you to nominate your favs! We’re asking fans and frequent listeners of the podcast to nominate up […] The post Cast of Wonders 291: If Only Kissing Made it So appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 15, 2018, 1:16 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 290: Everything You Have Seen

Author : Alisa Alering Narrator : Adela Kwon Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Originally published in Writers of the Future (Vol. 29) February is Women in Horror Month, an international initiative which encourages supporters to learn about and showcase the underrepresented work of women in the horror industries. Whether they are on […] The post Cast of Wonders 290: Everything You Have Seen appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 5, 2018, 7:02 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 289: Staff Picks 2017 – Blood and Water

Author : Jason Kimble Narrator : Paul Cram Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 250 on May 29, 2017 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge, plan the year ahead and highlight some of our favorite […] The post Cast of Wonders 289: Staff Picks 2017 – Blood and Water appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 29, 2018, 5:35 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 288: Staff Picks 2017 – Lost in Translation

Author : Afalstein JD Kloosterman Narrator : Alasdair Stuart Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 249 on May 23, 2017 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge, plan the year ahead and highlight some of our favorite episodes. Throughout the […] The post Cast of Wonders 288: Staff Picks 2017 – Lost in Translation appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 24, 2018, 8:58 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 287: Staff Picks 2017 – Wished

Author : Amanda Helms Narrator : Dave Robison Host : Dani Daly Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 226 on January 1, 2017 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge, plan the year ahead and highlight some of our favorite episodes. Throughout the month, […] The post Cast of Wonders 287: Staff Picks 2017 – Wished appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 22, 2018, 8:40 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 286: Staff Picks 2017 – A Wish and a Hope and a Dream

Author : M. Darusha Wehm Narrator : Setsu Uzume Host : Susie Rodriguez Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 265 on September 17, 2017 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge, plan the year ahead and highlight some of our favorite episodes. Throughout the […] The post Cast of Wonders 286: Staff Picks 2017 – A Wish and a Hope and a Dream appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 17, 2018, 3:07 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 285: Staff Picks 2017 – The Scent that Treason Brings

Author : Holly Schofield Narrator : Katherine Inskip Host : Amy Brennan Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 269 — part of the 2017 Banned Books Week special, “Texts Against Tyranny” — on September 26, 2017 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge, plan […] The post Cast of Wonders 285: Staff Picks 2017 – The Scent that Treason Brings appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 15, 2018, 1:42 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 284: Staff Picks 2017 – Old Teacups and Kitchen Witches

Author : Kate Baker Narrator : Karen Bovenmyer Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 246 on April 30, 2017 Content Warning: grief Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge, plan the year ahead and highlight some of our favorite episodes. […] The post Cast of Wonders 284: Staff Picks 2017 – Old Teacups and Kitchen Witches appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 11, 2018, 9:35 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 283: Staff Picks 2017 – Single Parent

Author : Sarah Gailey Narrator : Rish Outfield Host : Jeremy Carter Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Cast of Wonders episode 253 on June 18, 2017 Content Warning: grief; a few early F-bombs Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge, plan the year […] The post Cast of Wonders 283: Staff Picks 2017 – Single Parent appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 8, 2018, 10:11 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 282: Dreidel Of Dread: The Very Cthulhu Chanukah

Author : Alex Shvartsman Narrator : Alex Shvartsman Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Galaxy’s Edge (September/October 2015) Dreidel Of Dread: The Very Cthulhu Chanukah by Alex Shvartsman Twas the night before Chanukah, and all through the planet, not a creature was stirring except for the […] The post Cast of Wonders 282: Dreidel Of Dread: The Very Cthulhu Chanukah appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 24, 2017, 11:55 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 281: Little Wonders 16 – Siblings in Space

Authors : Rachael K. Jones and B. Morris Allen Narrators : Marguerite Kenner and Larissa Thompson Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums “Houston, Houston, Do You Read James Tiptree” was originally published in Nature (September 2016) “Outburst” is a Cast of Wonders original! Content Warning: grief; drug use The […] The post Cast of Wonders 281: Little Wonders 16 – Siblings in Space appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 23, 2017, 12:55 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 280: Cateye Gleaming in the Dark

Author : David M. Hoenig Narrator : B.J. Harrison Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in the X2 anthology by Thirteen O’Clock Press Cateye Gleaming In The Dark by David M. Hoenig Today… James Riordan thinks that eighty four is a pretty fine number. It’s round, for […] The post Cast of Wonders 280: Cateye Gleaming in the Dark appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 19, 2017, 2 p.m.

EA Metacast: New Websites

Hi there! A short metacast to tell you all about our new websites. Transcript follows for those who who prefer to read along. Transcript (Alasdair) Hi there! This is Alasdair! (Marguerite) And this is Marguerite! (Alasdair) And we’re looking a good deal shinier. The EA family of podcasts has all new websites, thanks to Jeremy Tolbert of Clockpunk Studios […] The post EA Metacast: New Websites appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 14, 2017, 5:01 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 279: Random Play All and the League of Awesome

Author : Shane Halbach Narrator : Justin Thomas James Host : Dani Daly Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Oomph: A Little Super Goes a Long Way from Crossed Genres Publications, in October 2013, as well as Year’s Best YA Speculative Fiction 2013 published by Twelfth Planet Press. Random Play […] The post Cast of Wonders 279: Random Play All and the League of Awesome appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 12, 2017, 1:16 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 278: Strong as Stone

Author : Effie Seiberg Narrator : Eliza Chan Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in the Monsters and Masks issue of Veux Magazine (October 2013) The introduction gives the incorrect episode number – please forgive the error. Looks like Marguerite has been time travelling again… The Sword […] The post Cast of Wonders 278: Strong as Stone appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 6, 2017, 12:27 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 277: Little Wonders 15 – Monster Mayhem!

Authors : Gregg Chamberlain and Dantzel Cherry Narrators : Dani Daly, Katherine Inskip, Marguerite Kenner, Dave Thompson and Cheyenne Wright Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Brothers in Stitches is a Cast of Wonders original! Got Cookies? was originally published in the Alternate Hilarities 2: Vampires Suck! anthology (Strange Musings […] The post Cast of Wonders 277: Little Wonders 15 – Monster Mayhem! appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 30, 2017, 12:54 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 276: A Secret of Devils

Author : Cassandra Khaw Narrator : Alex Hofelich Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 276: A Secret of Devils is a Cast of Wonders original. Southern Gothic recommendations: A Song for Quiet by Cassandra Khaw Ghost Summer Stories by Tananarive Due Southern Gods by John Hornor […] The post Cast of Wonders 276: A Secret of Devils appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 22, 2017, 2:36 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 275: Perdita, Meaning Lost

Author : Edd Vick Narrator : Mary Murphy Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 275: Perdita, Meaning Lost is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Discussion of miscarriage Theme music “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. Perdita, Meaning Lost […] The post Cast of Wonders 275: Perdita, Meaning Lost appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 15, 2017, 8:34 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 274: Won’t You Please Give One of These Species-Planets a Second Chance?

• by Nathan Hillstrom • Narrated by Chris Williams • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Originally published in Unidentified Funny Objects 5 (UFO Publishing, 2016) • Read along with the text of the story • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our […] The post Cast of Wonders 274: Won’t You Please Give One of These Species-Planets a Second Chance? appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 9, 2017, 7:03 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 273: Banned Books Week – The Wayfinder & His Sister

Author : Maria Haskins Narrators : Leigh Wallace and Christiana Ellis Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 273: Banned Books Week – The Wayfinder & His Sister is a Cast of Wonders original. Don’t miss our other Banned Books Week episodes. Theme music is “Appeal to […] The post Cast of Wonders 273: Banned Books Week – The Wayfinder & His Sister appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 30, 2017, 4 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 272: Banned Books Week – The Forbidden Books of Da Lin Monastery

Author : Andrew K. Hoe Narrator : Andrew K. Hoe Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 272: Banned Books Week – The Forbidden Books of Da Lin Monastery is a Cast of Wonders original. Don’t miss our other Banned Books Week episodes. Theme music is “Appeal […] The post Cast of Wonders 272: Banned Books Week – The Forbidden Books of Da Lin Monastery appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 29, 2017, 4 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 271: Banned Books Week – The Lives Beneath

Author : Katherine Inskip Narrator : Dani Daly Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 271: Banned Books Week – The Lives Beneath is a Cast of Wonders original. Don’t miss our other Banned Books Week episodes. Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo […] The post Cast of Wonders 271: Banned Books Week – The Lives Beneath appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 28, 2017, 3 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 270: Banned Books Week – Bibliopothecary

Author : Dani Atkinson Narrator : M.K. Hobson Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 270: Banned Books Week – Bibliopothecary is a Cast of Wonders original. Don’t miss our other Banned Books Week episodes. Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook […] The post Cast of Wonders 270: Banned Books Week – Bibliopothecary appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 27, 2017, 3 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 269: Banned Books Week – The Scent That Treason Brings

Author : Holly Schofield Narrator : Katherine Inskip Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 269: Banned Books Week – The Scent That Treason Brings is a Cast of Wonders original. Don’t miss our other Banned Books Week episodes. Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, […] The post Cast of Wonders 269: Banned Books Week – The Scent That Treason Brings appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 26, 2017, 3 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 268: Banned Books Week – Below the Serapeum

Author : Kelsey Dean Narrator : Alethea Kontis Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 268: Banned Books Week – Below the Serapeum is a Cast of Wonders original. Don’t miss our other Banned Books Week episodes. Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo […] The post Cast of Wonders 268: Banned Books Week – Below the Serapeum appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 25, 2017, 3 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 267: Banned Books Week – For

Author : Sandra M. Odell Narrator : Dagny Paul Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 267: Banned Books Week – For is a Cast of Wonders original. Don’t miss our other Banned Books Week episodes. Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or […] The post Cast of Wonders 267: Banned Books Week – For appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 24, 2017, 4 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 266: The Immobile God of Secrets

Author : Jamie Lackey Narrator : Nina Brady Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 266: The Immobile God of Secrets is a Cast of Wonders original. Theme music “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. The Immobile God of Secrets by Jamie Lackey […] The post Cast of Wonders 266: The Immobile God of Secrets appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 21, 2017, 8 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 265: A Wish and a Hope and a Dream

Author : M. Darusha Wehm Narrator : Setsu Uzume Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 265: A Wish and a Hope and a Dream is a Cast of Wonders original. Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. A […] The post Cast of Wonders 265: A Wish and a Hope and a Dream appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 17, 2017, 4 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 264: Little Wonders 14 – Lyrical Beauty

Authors : R.K. Duncan, Nicholas Ian Hawkins and Ryan Schapals Narrators : Katherine Inskip, Jeremy Carter and Pete Milan Hosts : Rachael K. Jones and Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Cast of Wonders 264: Little Wonders 14 – Lyrical Beauty is a Cast of Wonders original. The Little Wonders theme “Neversus” is by Alexye […] The post Cast of Wonders 264: Little Wonders 14 – Lyrical Beauty appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 10, 2017, 5:50 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 263: A Coat For Aodh

Author : Ika Koeck Narrator : Wilson Fowlie Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 263: A Coat For Aodh is a Cast of Wonders original. Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. A Coat for Aodh by Ika […] The post Cast of Wonders 263: A Coat For Aodh appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 4, 2017, 4 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 262: My Friend Fishfinger by Daisy, age 7

Author : David Tallerman Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine (Issue #30, August 2007) Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. My Friend Fishfinger by Daisy, age 7 by David […] The post Cast of Wonders 262: My Friend Fishfinger by Daisy, age 7 appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 3, 2017, 4 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 261: Twice

Author : Imaani Cain Narrator : Sandra M. Odell Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 261: Twice is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Self harm Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. Twice by Imaani Cain In the […] The post Cast of Wonders 261: Twice appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 25, 2017, 4 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 260: Contractual Obligations

Author : Jaime O. Mayer Narrator : Katherine Inskip Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 260: Contractual Obligations is a Cast of Wonders original. Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. Contractual Obligations by Jaime O. Mayer   […] The post Cast of Wonders 260: Contractual Obligations appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 22, 2017, 4 a.m.

Episode 259: Seer’s Salad by Barbara A. Barnett

Author : Barbara A. Barnett Narrator : Jen R. Albert Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 259: Seer’s Salad by Barbara A. Barnett is a Cast of Wonders original.   Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. Seer’s Salad by […] The post Episode 259: Seer’s Salad by Barbara A. Barnett appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 19, 2017, 4 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 258: Victory Music

Author : Daniel José Older Narrator : Nadia Niaz Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Pank Magazine (2013) More profanity than usual Mermaid UK: http://www.mermaidsuk.org.uk The Trevor Project: http://www.thetrevorproject.org/ Theme music “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. Victory Music by Daniel José Older One of […] The post Cast of Wonders 258: Victory Music appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 31, 2017, 7:05 p.m.

Episode 257: Little Wonders 13 – Death

Authors : Jennifer Lee Rossman, Jenny Rae Rappaport, Evan Berkow, David Steffen and Christine Lucas Narrators : Stephanie Malia Morris, Setsu Uzume, Kate Baker, Makenzi Newman and Mur Lafferty Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 257: Little Wonders 13 – Death is a Cast of Wonders original. • […] The post Episode 257: Little Wonders 13 – Death appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 26, 2017, 12:54 p.m.

Episode 256: Phalium Arium Ssp, Amans by Victoria Sandbrook

Author : Victoria Sandbrook Narrator : Katherine Inskip Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Leigh Wallace Discuss on Forums Episode 256: Phalium Arium Ssp, Amans by Victoria Sandbrook is a Cast of Wonders original. Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. Phalium arium ssp. […] The post Episode 256: Phalium Arium Ssp, Amans by Victoria Sandbrook appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 15, 2017, 3:26 p.m.

Episode 255: Doors

Author : Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Sandra M. Odell Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Originally published in Interzone Magazine #258 (May/June 2015) Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available at MusicAlley.com. Doors by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam It had been three months since I’d taken my brother anywhere. […] The post Episode 255: Doors appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 13, 2017, 2:43 p.m.

Episode 254: A Complex Filament of Light by S. Qiouyi Lu

• Content Warning: Grief • Narrated by S. Qiouyi Lu • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Originally published in Anathema Magazine (April 2017) • Read along with the text of the story • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • […] The post Episode 254: A Complex Filament of Light by S. Qiouyi Lu appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 27, 2017, 7:17 a.m.

Episode 253: Single Parent by Sarah Gailey

Author : Sarah Gailey Narrator : Rish Outfield Host : Jeremy Carter Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 253: Single Parent by Sarah Gailey is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Grief; a few early F-bombs Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. Single Parent […] The post Episode 253: Single Parent by Sarah Gailey appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 18, 2017, 4 p.m.

Episode 252: The Forty Gardens of Calliope Grey by Aimee Ogden

Author : Aimee Ogden Narrator : Dani Daly Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 252: The Forty Gardens of Calliope Grey by Aimee Ogden is a Cast of Wonders original. The Forty Gardens of Calliope Grey By Aimee Ogden   In her fourth-floor apartment on Wrightwood Avenue, Calliope […] The post Episode 252: The Forty Gardens of Calliope Grey by Aimee Ogden appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 11, 2017, 2:57 p.m.

Episode 251: Little Wonders 12 – The Unexpected

Authors : Evan Dicken, R.G. Ziemer and Laura Pearlman Narrators : Graeme Dunlop, Jonathan M. Chaffin and Alexis Goble Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 251: Little Wonders 12 – The Unexpected is a Cast of Wonders original. The Little Wonders theme “Neversus” is by Alexye Nov, available from Promo […] The post Episode 251: Little Wonders 12 – The Unexpected appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 4, 2017, 4 p.m.

Episode 250: Blood and Water by Jason Kimble

Author : Jason Kimble Narrator : Paul Cram Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Blood and Water by Jason Kimble The year we turned nineteen, the boy I loved disappeared under the waves of Lake Michigan, but he didn’t die. I never told anyone. That he was alive. That […] The post Episode 250: Blood and Water by Jason Kimble appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 29, 2017, 3:41 p.m.

Episode 249: Lost in Translation by Afalstein Kloosterman

Author : Afalstein JD Kloosterman Narrator : Alasdair Stuart Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 249: Lost in Translation by Afalstein Kloosterman is a Cast of Wonders original. Theme music “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. Lost in Translation by Afalstein Kloosterman   “It […] The post Episode 249: Lost in Translation by Afalstein Kloosterman appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 23, 2017, 9 p.m.

Episode 248: Binaries by S. B. Divya

• Narrated by Fonda Lee • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Originally published in Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 73 (June 2016) • Read along with the text of the story. • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come visit […] The post Episode 248: Binaries by S. B. Divya appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 15, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Episode 247: The Golem of Deneb Seven by Alex Shvartsman

• Narrated by Rachel Swirsky • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Originally published in InterGalactic Medicine Show Issue 40 (July 2014) • Read along with the text of the story. • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come […] The post Episode 247: The Golem of Deneb Seven by Alex Shvartsman appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 7, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Episode 246: Old Teacups and Kitchen Witches by Kate Baker

Author : Kate Baker Narrator : Karen Bovenmyer Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 246: Old Teacups and Kitchen Witches by Kate Baker is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Grief Theme music “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. Old Teacups and Kitchen […] The post Episode 246: Old Teacups and Kitchen Witches by Kate Baker appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 30, 2017, 4 p.m.

Episode 245: One Thing Leads To Your Mother by Desmond Warzel

• Narrated by Patrick Bazile • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • First appeared in Unidentified Funny Objects 2 (UFO Publishing, 2013) • Read along with the text of the story. • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come […] The post Episode 245: One Thing Leads To Your Mother by Desmond Warzel appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 26, 2017, 4 p.m.

Episode 244: Terminals by Angela and Joel Enos

• Narrated by Tatiana Grey • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Originally published in NewMyths.com (Issue 35, June 2016) • Read along with the text of the story. • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come visit us […] The post Episode 244: Terminals by Angela and Joel Enos appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 23, 2017, 4 a.m.

Episode 243: The Tentacles Never Lie by J.W. Alden

Author : J.W. Alden Narrator : Megan Leigh Host : Dani Daly Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 243: The Tentacles Never Lie by J.W. Alden is a Cast of Wonders original. Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. The Tentacles Never Lie By J.W. Alden […] The post Episode 243: The Tentacles Never Lie by J.W. Alden appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 11, 2017, 4 a.m.

Episode 242: Little Wonders 11 – Flash Fiction Contest Finalists

Authors : Rajiv Moté, KB Sluss and Anica Lewis Narrators : Alex Acks, John Chu and Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 242: Little Wonders 11 – Flash Fiction Contest Finalists is a Cast of Wonders original. All three stories are Cast of Wonders originals! The […] The post Episode 242: Little Wonders 11 – Flash Fiction Contest Finalists appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 8, 2017, 4 a.m.

Episode 241: Artemis Rising 3 – Mr. Quacky in Space by Amanda Helms

Author : Amanda Helms Narrator : Katherine Inskip Host : Fonda Lee Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Ashley Mackenzie Discuss on Forums Episode 241: Artemis Rising 3 – Mr. Quacky in Space by Amanda Helms is a Cast of Wonders original. Illustration by Mat Weller. Artemis Rising logo designed by Scott Pond. Theme music is […] The post Episode 241: Artemis Rising 3 – Mr. Quacky in Space by Amanda Helms appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 26, 2017, 4 a.m.

Episode 240: Artemis Rising 3 – Cross The Street by Marie Vibbert

Author : Marie Vibbert Narrator : Roberto Suarez Host : Gail Carriger Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Ashley Mackenzie Discuss on Forums Episode 240: Artemis Rising 3 – Cross The Street by Marie Vibbert is a Cast of Wonders original. Illustration by Mat Weller. Artemis Rising logo designed by Scott Pond. Theme music is “Appeal […] The post Episode 240: Artemis Rising 3 – Cross The Street by Marie Vibbert appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 19, 2017, 4 a.m.

Episode 239: Artemis Rising 3 – Hackers’ Faire by Rati Mehrotra

Author : Rati Mehrotra Narrator : Wilson Fowlie Host : Alethea Kontis Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Ashley Mackenzie Discuss on Forums Episode 239: Artemis Rising 3 – Hackers’ Faire by Rati Mehrotra is a Cast of Wonders original. Illustration by Mat Weller. Artemis Rising logo designed by Scott Pond. Theme music is “Appeal to […] The post Episode 239: Artemis Rising 3 – Hackers’ Faire by Rati Mehrotra appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 12, 2017, 5 a.m.

Episode 238: Artemis Rising 3 – The Absolute Temperature of Outer Space

Author : Sandra M. Odell Narrator : Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali Host : Justina Ireland Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Ashley Mackenzie Discuss on Forums Episode 238: Artemis Rising 3 – The Absolute Temperature of Outer Space is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Grief Illustration by Mat Weller. Artemis Rising logo designed by Scott Pond. […] The post Episode 238: Artemis Rising 3 – The Absolute Temperature of Outer Space appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 4, 2017, 4:24 p.m.

Episode 237: Little Wonders 10 – Flash Fiction Contest Winners

Authors : Rachael K. Jones, Katherine Inskip and J. Lily Corbie Narrators : Katherine Inskip, Alasdair Stuart and Dani Daly Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums   The Little Wonders theme, “Neversus” is by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. More Than Machines Will Fall […] The post Episode 237: Little Wonders 10 – Flash Fiction Contest Winners appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 28, 2017, 2:24 p.m.

Episode 236: Beats by Brent C. Smith

Author : Brent C. Smith Narrator : Rachael K. Jones Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 236: Beats by Brent C. Smith is a Cast of Wonders original.   February is Women in Horror Month, an international, grassroots initiative, which encourages supporters to learn about and showcase the […] The post Episode 236: Beats by Brent C. Smith appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 23, 2017, 4:33 p.m.

Episode 235: Isle of the Dancing Dead

Author : Rick Kennett Narrator : Barry Haworth Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in The Fifth Book of After Midnight Stories (1991) Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available at MusicAlley.com. Isle of the Dancing Dead by Rick Kennett “Is it true,” said […] The post Episode 235: Isle of the Dancing Dead appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 14, 2017, 5 a.m.

Episode 234: Why I’m Asking For An Extension On My Paper by Jennifer Hykes

Author : Jennifer Hykes Narrator : Dani Daly Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 234: Why I’m Asking For An Extension On My Paper by Jennifer Hykes is a Cast of Wonders original. February is Women in Horror Month, an international, grassroots initiative, which encourages supporters to learn about […] The post Episode 234: Why I’m Asking For An Extension On My Paper by Jennifer Hykes appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 8, 2017, 3 p.m.

Episode 233: Staff Pick 2016 – Saurs by Craig DeLancey

• Narrated by Marguerite Kenner • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • A Cast of Wonders original! • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come visit us on Facebook and Twitter Listen above or download here. Show Notes Every […] The post Episode 233: Staff Pick 2016 – Saurs by Craig DeLancey appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 29, 2017, 10 p.m.

Episode 232: Staff Pick 2016 – Twenty-One by Michael Merriam

Content Warning: This week’s story involves more profanity than usual. Parents listening with younger children may want to join us again next week. • Narrated by John Meagher • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Originally published in Afterburn SF (September 2007) • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all […] The post Episode 232: Staff Pick 2016 – Twenty-One by Michael Merriam appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 26, 2017, 10 p.m.

EA Metacast: 2016 Award-Eligible Stories

Listen above or download here. Hello everyone! Award nomination season is upon us. If you’re eligible to nominate your favorite short stories of 2016 for the Nebula, the Hugo, and other awards, we humbly submit the following list of Cast of Wonders short story original publications for your consideration: 2016 Original Publications: Episodes 197 and […] The post EA Metacast: 2016 Award-Eligible Stories appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 26, 2017, 5 p.m.

Episode 231: Staff Pick 2016 – The Four Stewpots by D K Thompson

• Narrated by Tina Connolly • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Forthcoming in And Welcome Back, D K Thompson’s first collection. • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come visit us on Facebook and Twitter Listen above or […] The post Episode 231: Staff Pick 2016 – The Four Stewpots by D K Thompson appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 22, 2017, 5 p.m.

Episode 230: Staff Pick 2016 – Planar Ghosts by Krystal Claxton

• Narrated by Paul Cram • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Originally published in Writers of the Future (Volume 31) • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come visit us on Facebook and Twitter Listen above or download […] The post Episode 230: Staff Pick 2016 – Planar Ghosts by Krystal Claxton appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 19, 2017, 5 p.m.

Episode 229: Staff Pick 2016 – Questing for Princesses by Amanda C. Davis

• Narrated by Katherine Inskip • Originally appeared in Wolves and Witches: A Fairy Tale Collection (2013) • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come visit us on Facebook and Twitter Listen above or download here. Show Notes Every […] The post Episode 229: Staff Pick 2016 – Questing for Princesses by Amanda C. Davis appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 15, 2017, 5 p.m.

Episode 228: Staff Pick 2016 – Miss Darcy’s First Intergalactic Ballet Class by Dantzel Cherry

• Narrated by M K Hobson • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Originally published in Galaxy’s Edge (July/August 2015) • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come visit us on Facebook and Twitter Listen above or download here. […] The post Episode 228: Staff Pick 2016 – Miss Darcy’s First Intergalactic Ballet Class by Dantzel Cherry appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 12, 2017, 10 p.m.

Episode 227: Staff Pick 2016 – Problematic by Brian Hurrel

Author : Brian Lawrence Hurrel Narrator : Tatiana Grey Host : Dani Daly Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 227: Staff Pick 2016 – Problematic by Brian Hurrel is a Cast of Wonders original. Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge, plan the year ahead and […] The post Episode 227: Staff Pick 2016 – Problematic by Brian Hurrel appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 8, 2017, 5 p.m.

Episode 226: Wished by Amanda Helms

Author : Amanda Helms Narrator : Dave Robison Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 226: Wished by Amanda Helms is a Cast of Wonders original. Happy New Year! Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available from Promo DJ or his Facebook page. Wished by Amanda Helms   […] The post Episode 226: Wished by Amanda Helms appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 1, 2017, 10 p.m.

Episode 225: Little Wonders 9 – Comfort Food

Authors : Shane Halbach and Dave Thompson Narrators : Tina Connolly and M.K. Hobson Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 225: Little Wonders 9 – Comfort Food is a Cast of Wonders original. The Four Stewpots by D. K. Thompson   Review: The Four Stewpots by Darcy E. (14 […] The post Episode 225: Little Wonders 9 – Comfort Food appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 25, 2016, 10 p.m.

Episode 224: Welcome to Willoughby’s by Michael Reid

Author : Michael Reid Narrator : Motti Schleider Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 224: Welcome to Willoughby’s by Michael Reid is a Cast of Wonders original. Welcome to Willoughby’s by Michael Reid   You ever been to Upsilon Orionis? As far as asteroid belts go, that one’s […] The post Episode 224: Welcome to Willoughby’s by Michael Reid appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 18, 2016, 10 p.m.

Episode 223: The Oulough by Francesca Forrest

Author : Francesca Forrest Narrator : Julia Rios Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 223: The Oulough by Francesca Forrest is a Cast of Wonders original. The Oulough by Francesca Forrest   “Are there any bandages in this house?” Tina asked. “I’ve found an oulough, but it’s hurt.” […] The post Episode 223: The Oulough by Francesca Forrest appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 11, 2016, 10 p.m.

Episode 222: The George Business by Roger Zelazny

Author : Roger Joseph Zelazny Narrators : Cheyenne Wright, Wilson Fowlie and Phil Lunt Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Dragons of Light (October 1980) Image is “Saint George And The Dragon” in Alexander Gardens, Moscow The George Business by Roger Zelazny Deep in his lair, […] The post Episode 222: The George Business by Roger Zelazny appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 4, 2016, 10 p.m.

Episode 221: Dinovember! The Jungle Between by Holly Schofield

Author : Holly Schofield Narrator : Amy H. Sturgis Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 221: Dinovember! The Jungle Between by Holly Schofield is a Cast of Wonders original. A special thank you to our audio producer Jeremy Carter for the excellent photo in […] The post Episode 221: Dinovember! The Jungle Between by Holly Schofield appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 27, 2016, 10 p.m.

Episode 220: Dinovember! Raptor Boy by Elise Forier Edie

Author : Elise Forier Edie Narrator : Alex Hofelich Host : Setsu Uzume Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 220: Dinovember! Raptor Boy by Elise Forier Edie is a Cast of Wonders original. A special thank you to our audio producer Jeremy Carter for the excellent photo in […] The post Episode 220: Dinovember! Raptor Boy by Elise Forier Edie appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 20, 2016, 10 p.m.

Episode 219: Dinovember! Dinosaur Dreams in Infinite Measure by Rachael K. Jones

Author : Rachael K. Jones Narrator : Dani Daly Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published Writers of the Future Vol 32 A special thank you to Preston Stone for his generous permission in using this week’s episode artwork!           Theme music is “Appeal […] The post Episode 219: Dinovember! Dinosaur Dreams in Infinite Measure by Rachael K. Jones appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 13, 2016, 10 p.m.

Episode 218: Dinovember! Saurs by Craig DeLancey

Author : Craig Delancey Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Emma Thompson Discuss on Forums Episode 218: Dinovember! Saurs by Craig DeLancey is a Cast of Wonders original. Special thanks to Emma Thompson for the use of her photograph in this week’s episode art, featuring her […] The post Episode 218: Dinovember! Saurs by Craig DeLancey appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 6, 2016, 10 p.m.

Episode 217: Boys’ Night by Rebecca Birch

Author : Rebecca Birch Narrator : Dave Thompson Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 217: Boys’ Night by Rebecca Birch is a Cast of Wonders original. Boys’ Night by Rebecca Birch   Walter Ocherman rolled along the two-lane highway at five miles an hour under the speed limit, scanning […] The post Episode 217: Boys’ Night by Rebecca Birch appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 30, 2016, 9 p.m.

Episode 216: Banned Books Week – This Story Begins With You by Rachael K. Jones

Author : Rachael K. Jones Narrator : Jen R. Albert Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 216: Banned Books Week – This Story Begins With You by Rachael K. Jones is a Cast of Wonders original. The Comic Book Legal Defence Fund is a […] The post Episode 216: Banned Books Week – This Story Begins With You by Rachael K. Jones appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 30, 2016, 9 p.m.

Episode 215: Banned Books Week – Problematic by Brian Lawrence Hurrel

Author : Brian Lawrence Hurrel Narrator : Tatiana Grey Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 215: Banned Books Week – Problematic by Brian Lawrence Hurrel is a Cast of Wonders original. Learn more about The Freedom to Read Foundation, an advocacy group that deals […] The post Episode 215: Banned Books Week – Problematic by Brian Lawrence Hurrel appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 27, 2016, 9 p.m.

Episode 214: Banned Books Week – The Price of Stories by Shannon Connor Winward

Author : Shannon Connor Winward Narrator : Katherine Inskip Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 214: Banned Books Week – The Price of Stories by Shannon Connor Winward is a Cast of Wonders original. Learn more about Stop Hate and their work to challenge […] The post Episode 214: Banned Books Week – The Price of Stories by Shannon Connor Winward appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 25, 2016, 9 p.m.

Episode 213: Beneath the Loveliest Tints of Azure by Jeff Samson

Author : Jeff Samson Narrator : Elie Hirschman Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Lore Vol. 2 (November 30, 2013)   Beneath the Loveliest Tints of Azure by Jeff Samson   “You sure picked a hell of a day to start.” The guard stared up at […] The post Episode 213: Beneath the Loveliest Tints of Azure by Jeff Samson appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 18, 2016, 9 p.m.

Episode 212: Selling Home by Tina Connolly

Author : Tina Connolly Narrator : Chloë Yates Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally appeared in Bull Spec (Issue 6) Selling Home by Tina Connolly   Sharp metal nicked Penny’s shoulder and she stumbled, hand clasping her baby brother’s leg.  Home giggled as her knees hit the asphalt. […] The post Episode 212: Selling Home by Tina Connolly appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 6, 2016, 9 p.m.

Episode 211: Indian Rope Trick by James Fitzsimmons

Author : James Fitzsimmons Narrator : Kaushik Narasimhan Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally appeared in Bards and Sages Quarterly (April 2012) Indian Rope Trick by James Fitzsimmons   “Careful not to drop that on your head,” Edson Vole warned, pointing to the huge beveled mirror leaning against […] The post Episode 211: Indian Rope Trick by James Fitzsimmons appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 7, 2016, 5:36 p.m.

Episode 210: Little Wonders 8 – Embracing Change

Authors : Adam Gaylord and J. J. Litke Narrators : Dani Daly and Katherine Inskip Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 210: Little Wonders 8 – Embracing Change is a Cast of Wonders original. The There-It-Is Store By Adam Gaylord   The bell over the door jingled and […] The post Episode 210: Little Wonders 8 – Embracing Change appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 4, 2016, 3:38 p.m.

Episode 209: A Real Stand-Up Guy by Daniel and Mary E. Lowd

Author : Mary E. Lowd Narrator : Mat Weller Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally appeared in Allasso (Volume 3) A Real Stand-Up Guy by Daniel and Mary E. Lowd   Topher checked his watch and peeked out around the dusky red stage curtain.  There was a full […] The post Episode 209: A Real Stand-Up Guy by Daniel and Mary E. Lowd appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 8, 2016, 9 p.m.

Episode 208: Questing for Princesses by Amanda C. Davis

Author : Amanda C. Davis Narrator : Katherine Inskip Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producers : Jeremy Carter and Rikki LaCoste Discuss on Forums Originally appeared in Wolves and Witches: A Fairy Tale Collection (2013) Questing for Princesses by Amanda C. Davis   Prince Harold swore off marriage at the age of six, when his […] The post Episode 208: Questing for Princesses by Amanda C. Davis appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 1, 2016, 9 p.m.

Episode 207: Millions Times Eight by Jake Walters

Author : Jake Walters Narrator : Jason Arquin Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 207: Millions Times Eight by Jake Walters is a Cast of Wonders original. Content Warning: Spiders. Lots and lots of spiders. Millions Times Eight by Jake Walters   Mick looked at the letter to […] The post Episode 207: Millions Times Eight by Jake Walters appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 24, 2016, 4 p.m.

Episode 206: Planar Ghosts (Part Two) by Krystal Claxton

Author : Krystal Claxton Narrator : Paul Cram Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Writers of the Future (Volume 31) Planar Ghosts (Part Two) By Krystal Clayton Pup sits up as the bolt groans in the wall and the door opens, yellow lamplight pooling in. Alice […] The post Episode 206: Planar Ghosts (Part Two) by Krystal Claxton appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 17, 2016, 4 p.m.

Episode 205: Planar Ghosts (Part One) by Krystal Claxton

Author : Krystal Claxton Narrator : Paul Cram Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Writers of the Future (Volume 31) Planar Ghosts by Krystal Claxton   The walls around the town of Bootstrap are mostly old cars stacked one on top of the other and welded […] The post Episode 205: Planar Ghosts (Part One) by Krystal Claxton appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 10, 2016, 4 p.m.

Episode 204: Twenty-One by Michael Merriam

Author : Michael Merriam Narrator : John Meagher Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Afterburn SF (September 2007) Content Warning: This week’s story involves more profanity than usual. Parents listening with younger children may want to join us again next week. Happy birthday, Podcastle! Our fantasy […] The post Episode 204: Twenty-One by Michael Merriam appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 2, 2016, 9 p.m.

Episode 203: The Universe Dress by Laura-Marie Steele

Author : Laura-Marie Steele Narrator : Dani Daly Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 203: The Universe Dress by Laura-Marie Steele is a Cast of Wonders original. The Universe Dress by Laura-Marie Steele   I’ve never been the biggest fan of weddings. Some women plan weddings from childhood. […] The post Episode 203: The Universe Dress by Laura-Marie Steele appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 27, 2016, 4 p.m.

Episode 202: Henkie’s Fiddle by Vonnie Winslow Crist

Author : Vonnie Winslow Crist Narrator : Andrew Reid Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Potter’s Field 4 Henkie’s Fiddle by Vonnie Winslow Crist   Stirred by a bone-chilling wind, the lone tree in the unsanctified section of the cemetery rattled its bare branches. Duffy had […] The post Episode 202: Henkie’s Fiddle by Vonnie Winslow Crist appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 20, 2016, 4 p.m.

Episode 201: Miss Darcy’s First Intergalactic Ballet Class by Dantzel Cherry

Author : Dantzel Cherry Narrator : M.K. Hobson Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producers : Jeremy Carter and Rikki LaCoste Discuss on Forums Originally published in Galaxy’s Edge (July/August 2015) Miss Darcy’s First Intergalactic Ballet Class by Dantzel Cherry Darcy walked up to the gilded starship door and it dissolved, revealing what had to be the gaudiest […] The post Episode 201: Miss Darcy’s First Intergalactic Ballet Class by Dantzel Cherry appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 13, 2016, 4 p.m.

Episode 200: Running on Two Legs by Eugie Foster

Author : Eugie Foster Narrator : Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in The 3rd Alternative, Issue #40 (2004) Running on Two Legs by Eugie Foster     My mother used to tell stories of how I talked to animals when I was a little […] The post Episode 200: Running on Two Legs by Eugie Foster appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 6, 2016, 5 p.m.

Episode 199: Leapling by Nicole Feldringer

Author : Nichole Feldringer Narrator : Michelle Ristuccia Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 199: Leapling by Nicole Feldringer is a Cast of Wonders original. Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available at MusicAlley.com. LEAPLING by Nicole Feldringer   My brother, Jack, parks his beater […] The post Episode 199: Leapling by Nicole Feldringer appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 28, 2016, 5 p.m.

Episode 198: The Authorized Biography (Part 2) by Michael G. Ryan

Author : Michael G. Ryan Narrator : Brian Rollins Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Discuss on Forums Episode 198: The Authorized Biography (Part 2) by Michael G. Ryan is a Cast of Wonders original. Show Notes This week we present the conclusion of The Authorized Biography by Michael G. Ryan, narrated […] The post Episode 198: The Authorized Biography (Part 2) by Michael G. Ryan appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 21, 2016, 5 p.m.

Episode 197: The Authorized Biography (Part 1) by Michael G. Ryan

Author : Michael G. Ryan Narrator : Brian Rollins Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Discuss on Forums Episode 197: The Authorized Biography (Part 1) by Michael G. Ryan is a Cast of Wonders original. Galen Dara’s amazing print for Artemis Rising is available on Society6. Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” […] The post Episode 197: The Authorized Biography (Part 1) by Michael G. Ryan appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 14, 2016, 10 p.m.

Episode 196: She Sleeps Beneath the Sea by Shveta Thakrar

Author : Shveta Thakrar Narrator : Mahvesh Murad Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Faerie (Issue 31, Summer 2015) Shveta’s inspirational image, La Dormeuse, by Alain Lacki. Theme music is “Appeal to Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available at MusicAlley.com. She Sleeps Beneath the Sea by Shveta […] The post Episode 196: She Sleeps Beneath the Sea by Shveta Thakrar appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 7, 2016, 5 p.m.

Episode 195: Staff Pick 2015 – The Tale of the White Tiger by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt

Author : Donald Jacob Uitvlugt Narrator : Tracey Yuen Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Discuss on Forums Originally published in Interstellar Fiction (May 2013).   Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge our batteries, plan the year ahead, and highlight some of our favourite episodes. […] The post Episode 195: Staff Pick 2015 – The Tale of the White Tiger by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 3, 2016, 10 p.m.

Episode 194: Staff Pick 2015 – Take A Good Look by Holly Schofield

Author : Holly Schofield Narrator : Stephanie Malia Morris Host : Sally Gill Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Discuss on Forums Originally published in Perihelion, October 2013 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge our batteries, plan the year ahead, and highlight some of our favourite episodes. As part […] The post Episode 194: Staff Pick 2015 – Take A Good Look by Holly Schofield appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 31, 2016, 10 p.m.

For Your Consideration

Listen above or download here. Show Notes Hello everyone, this is Alasdair, the voice of Escape Artists. This is our 2016 metacast to present the stories we ran in 2015 which are eligible in the upcoming Hugo nomination season. First, a quick plug four ourselves. All four EA shows – Podcastle, Pseudopod, Escapepod and Cast […] The post For Your Consideration appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 27, 2016, 4 p.m.

Episode 193: Staff Pick 2015 – Princesses Do Not Breathe Fire by Sarina Dorie

Author : Sarina Dorie Narrator : Jeff Hite Host : Jeff Hite Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Discuss on Forums Originally published in Flagship Magazine, February 2012.   Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge our batteries, plan the year ahead, and highlight some of our favourite episodes. As […] The post Episode 193: Staff Pick 2015 – Princesses Do Not Breathe Fire by Sarina Dorie appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 27, 2016, 11 a.m.

Episode 192: Staff Pick 2015 – There Are No Marshmallows in Camelot by Christian McKay Heidicker

Author : Christian McKay Heidicker Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Alexis Goble Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Discuss on Forums Episode 192: Staff Pick 2015 – There Are No Marshmallows in Camelot by Christian McKay Heidicker is a Cast of Wonders original. Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge […] The post Episode 192: Staff Pick 2015 – There Are No Marshmallows in Camelot by Christian McKay Heidicker appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 24, 2016, 11 a.m.

Episode 191: Staff Pick 2015 – Makeisha in Time by Rachael K. Jones

Author : Rachael K. Jones Narrator : Laurice White Host : Jeremy Carter Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Discuss on Forums Originally published in Crossed Genres, August 2014 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge our batteries, plan the year ahead, and highlight some of our favourite episodes. As […] The post Episode 191: Staff Pick 2015 – Makeisha in Time by Rachael K. Jones appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 20, 2016, 11 a.m.

Episode 190: Staff Pick 2015 – Home Isn’t by Kelly Sandoval

Author : Kelly Sandoval Narrator : Katherine Inskip Host : Katherine Inskip Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Discuss on Forums Originally published in Flash Fiction Online. Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge our batteries, plan the year ahead, and highlight some of our favourite episodes. As part of […] The post Episode 190: Staff Pick 2015 – Home Isn’t by Kelly Sandoval appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 17, 2016, 11 a.m.

Episode 189: Staff Pick 2015 – Amicae Aeternum by Ellen Klages

Author : Ellen Klages Narrators : Rikki LaCoste, Isis LaCoste and Fiona “Princess Scientist” Van Verth Host : Rikki LaCoste Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Discuss on Forums Originally published in Solaris’ The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume 9, and Tor.com (March 2015) Show Notes Every year in January, Cast of […] The post Episode 189: Staff Pick 2015 – Amicae Aeternum by Ellen Klages appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 13, 2016, 11 a.m.

Episode 188: Staff Pick 2015 – Above Decks by Terry Ibele

Author : Terry Ibele Narrator : Phil Lunt Host : Dani Daly Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Discuss on Forums Episode 188: Staff Pick 2015 – Above Decks by Terry Ibele is a Cast of Wonders original. Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge our batteries, plan the year […] The post Episode 188: Staff Pick 2015 – Above Decks by Terry Ibele appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 10, 2016, 11 a.m.

Episode 187: Staff Pick 2015 – The Haunted Jalopy Races by M. Bennardo

Author : M. Bennardo Narrator : Alasdair Stuart Host : Graeme Dunlop Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Discuss on Forums Originally published in Shimmer (January 2013) Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge our batteries, plan the year ahead, and highlight some of our favourite episodes. As part of […] The post Episode 187: Staff Pick 2015 – The Haunted Jalopy Races by M. Bennardo appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 6, 2016, 11 a.m.

Episode 186: Staff Pick 2015 – A School Story by M. R. James

Author : M. R. James Narrator : Alasdair Stuart Host : Barry J. Northern Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Discuss on Forums Originally published by the author in More Ghost Stories, 1911 Every year in January, Cast of Wonders takes the month off to recharge our batteries, plan the year ahead, and highlight some of […] The post Episode 186: Staff Pick 2015 – A School Story by M. R. James appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 3, 2016, 11 a.m.

Episode 185: Marley and Cratchit by David Steffen

Author : David Steffen Narrator : Ian Stuart Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published at Escapepod (December 2012) Thanks for listening, and from all of us we wish you the merriest of holidays and a happy new year! Marley and Cratchit by David Steffen   STAVE 1:  […] The post Episode 185: Marley and Cratchit by David Steffen appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 27, 2015, 6 a.m.

Episode 184: Wine for Witches, Milk for Saints by Rachael K. Jones

Author : Rachael K. Jones Narrator : Kevin M. Hayes Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Intergalactic Medicine Show (November 2014) Wine for Witches, Milk for Saints by Rachael K. Jones   My grandmother would have disapproved of a Tinker in a Father Christmas suit, my […] The post Episode 184: Wine for Witches, Milk for Saints by Rachael K. Jones appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 20, 2015, 6 a.m.

Episode 183: Hat Trick by Beth Cato

Author : Beth Cato Narrator : Rachael K. Jones Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Oomph: A Little Super Goes A Long Way by Crossed Genres Publications   Hat Trick by Beth Cato   “The pond is open today!” No one else was in the kitchen, […] The post Episode 183: Hat Trick by Beth Cato appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 13, 2015, 6 a.m.

Episode 182: A Troll’s Trade

Author : Sandra M. Odell Narrator : Wilson Fowlie Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 182: A Troll’s Trade is a Cast of Wonders original. This story involves trolls and their… unique approach to diet and hygiene. Those with weaker stomachs may find it a challenge, but I […] The post Episode 182: A Troll’s Trade appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 22, 2015, 6 a.m.

Episode 181: Fairy Bones by Guy Stewart

Author : Guy Stewart Narrator : Katrin Kania Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 181: Fairy Bones by Guy Stewart is a Cast of Wonders original. Fairy Bones by Guy Stewart   Owl hadn’t been real to her since she stopped reading WINNIE-THE-POOH on  her thirteenth birthday. That […] The post Episode 181: Fairy Bones by Guy Stewart appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 15, 2015, 6 a.m.

Episode 180: The New Kid Is Not An Alien by Bert Lowe

Author : Bert Lowe Narrator : Jason Arquin Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Spaceports & Spidersilk from Nomadic Delirium Press   You can find Liminal Stories Magazine here. The New Kid Is Not an Alien by Bert Lowe   The new kid was skinny with […] The post Episode 180: The New Kid Is Not An Alien by Bert Lowe appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 8, 2015, 6 a.m.

Episode 179: The Mothgate by J.R. Troughton

Author : J. R. Troughton Narrator : Stephanie Malia Morris Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Shimmer, Issue 25 Hello everyone. Here in England the seasons have completed yet another quarter turn. The leaves are falling, the wind is gusting, and the pumpkin spice lattes have […] The post Episode 179: The Mothgate by J.R. Troughton appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 1, 2015, 6 a.m.

Episode 178: Home Isn’t by Kelly Sandoval

Author : Kelly Sandoval Narrator : Katherine Inskip Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Flash Fiction Online. Hungry for more horror flash fiction? Then head to the Pseudopod forums where this very moment yours could be the deciding vote in the “two stories enter, one story […] The post Episode 178: Home Isn’t by Kelly Sandoval appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 25, 2015, 6 a.m.

A Huge Announcement: Cast of Wonders is joining Escape Artists!

Hello everyone, Marguerite here! Two years ago, Graeme and I had an idea. I was taking over as editor and host, and along with Barry we were trying to come up with ways of expanding our audience as well as the formats and types of episodes we could produce. Some of those changes you’ve already […] The post A Huge Announcement: Cast of Wonders is joining Escape Artists! appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 14, 2015, 9:28 p.m.

Episode 177: Foggy Planet Breakdown by Peter Wood

Author : Peter Wood Narrator : John Hornor Jacobs Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Perihelion. Hello everyone, sorry we’ve been away for a while. Make sure you listen to the story for that important announcement we mentioned. Foggy Planet Breakdown by Peter Wood   Bill […] The post Episode 177: Foggy Planet Breakdown by Peter Wood appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 4, 2015, 6 a.m.

Episode 176: Makeisha in Time by Rachael K. Jones

Author : Rachael K. Jones Narrator : Laurice White Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Crossed Genres (August 2014) You can find the Uncanny Magazine Kickstarter here. Makeisha In Time by Rachael K. Jones Makeisha has always been able to bend the fourth dimension, though no […] The post Episode 176: Makeisha in Time by Rachael K. Jones appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 30, 2015, 6 a.m.

Episode 175: Above Decks by Terry Ibele

Author : Terry Ibele Narrator : Phil Lunt Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Episode 175: Above Decks by Terry Ibele is a Cast of Wonders original. Above Decks by Tery Ibele   Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. It felt like I had been here forever. A punishment for a […] The post Episode 175: Above Decks by Terry Ibele appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 23, 2015, 6 a.m.

Episode 174: Take A Good Look by Holly Schofield

Author : Holly Schofield Narrator : Stephanie Malia Morris Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Perihelion, October 2013   People of Color Destroy Science Fiction Artemis Rising 2 on Pseudopod, Podcastle and Escapepod Take a Good Look by Holly Schofield   Megan watched with dull eyes […] The post Episode 174: Take A Good Look by Holly Schofield appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 16, 2015, 6 a.m.

Episode 173: Timelines

Author : Rick Kennett Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Orb Speculative Fiction Volume 1 (2000) This story marks our fifth appearance of Cy De Gerch. You can find all her previous adventures here. TIMELINES by Rick Kennett   The star Doloris B […] The post Episode 173: Timelines appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 9, 2015, 6 a.m.

Episode 172: A School Story by M. R. James

Author : M. R. James Narrator : Alasdair Stuart Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published by the author in More Ghost Stories, 1911 Do you love flash fiction? The Escape Artists podcasts are hosting their fourth annual flash fiction contest, starting with Pseudopod this year. The submission […] The post Episode 172: A School Story by M. R. James appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 2, 2015, 6 a.m.

Episode 171: Pluto by C. E. Hyun

Author : C E Hyun Narrator : M.K. Hobson Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Discuss on Forums Originally published in Lightning Cake, November 2014   PLUTO by C. E. Hyun   On Pluto, there were pterodactyls that flew in V-flock formations. Sarah had never seen pterodactyls that flew in V-flock formations. […] The post Episode 171: Pluto by C. E. Hyun appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 26, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 170: Princesses Do Not Breathe Fire by Sarina Dorie

Author : Sarina Dorie Narrator : Jeff Hite Host : Jeff Hite Audio Producer : Jeff Hite Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Flagship Magazine (February 2012). Princesses Do Not Breathe Fire by Sarina Dorie When Princess Draciona was born, it was obvious something wasn’t quite right. She had emerald […] The post Cast of Wonders 170: Princesses Do Not Breathe Fire by Sarina Dorie appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 19, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Woners 169: Lost Socks by Lisa Montoya

Author : Lisa Montoya Narrator : Chloë Yates Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Woners 169: Lost Socks by Lisa Montoya is a Cast of Wonders original. Want to see those OTKs I mentioned? They’re at Sock Dreams – and tell them […] The post Cast of Woners 169: Lost Socks by Lisa Montoya appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 12, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 168: The Tale of the White Tiger by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt

Author : Donald Jacob Uitvlugt Narrator : Tracey Yuen Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Interstellar Fiction (May 2013). The Tale of the White Tiger by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt Blind Li Xiao surveyed the marketplace. The sensor net embedded in his […] The post Cast of Wonders 168: The Tale of the White Tiger by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 5, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 167: Setting My Spider Free by Caroline M. Yoachim

Author : Caroline M. Yoachim Narrator : Amy Robinson Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Electric Velocipede Issue 17/18 (Spring 2009). Content Warning: This week’s story features spiders front and center. Arachnophobes may want to skip this episode and join us again […] The post Cast of Wonders 167: Setting My Spider Free by Caroline M. Yoachim appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 28, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 166: Hard Passage by Holly Schofield

Author : Holly Schofield Narrator : John Meagher Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published by Perihelion SF (2014). Juliet Mushens’ book Get Started in Writing Young Adult Fiction is available now in the UK, and forthcoming in the US. You can find […] The post Cast of Wonders 166: Hard Passage by Holly Schofield appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 14, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 165: Into The Forever Place by Luke Thomas

Author : Luke Thomas Narrator : Heather Welliver Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in the The Devilfish Review (December 2012). Our story this week is a special re-broadcast of Into the Forever Place by Luke Thomas. This story originally ran in […] The post Cast of Wonders 165: Into The Forever Place by Luke Thomas appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 7, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 164: Amicae Aeternum by Ellen Klages

Author : Ellen Klages Narrators : Rikki LaCoste, Isis LaCoste and Fiona “Princess Scientist” Van Verth Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Rikki LaCoste Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Reach for Infinity (May 2014). Available from Solaris in The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume […] The post Cast of Wonders 164: Amicae Aeternum by Ellen Klages appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 19, 2015, 6 a.m.

Episode 163: Speaking to Skull Kings by Emily B. Cataneo

Author : Emily B. Cataneo Narrators : Katherine Inskip and Jeremy Carter Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producers : Jeremy Carter and Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Betwixt issue 4, Summer 2014 Speaking to Skull Kings by Emily B. Cataneo When Bird with his crown of black […] The post Episode 163: Speaking to Skull Kings by Emily B. Cataneo appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 12, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 162: Sister Winter by Jenni Moody

Author : Jenni Moody Narrator : Melissa Bugaj Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally appeared in The Colored Lens, Issue 12, Summer 2014 Sister Winter by Jenni Moody We were just going to bed when the townfolk came, led by Mrs. Hutch with […] The post Cast of Wonders 162: Sister Winter by Jenni Moody appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 5, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 161: The Rum Cake Runner by Jessi Cole Jackson

Author : Jessi Cole Jackson Narrator : Michelle Ristuccia Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Crossed Genres Magazine 2.0: Book Two (2014). Warning: This episode contains the single use of a racial slur. Listen to the commentary after the story for […] The post Cast of Wonders 161: The Rum Cake Runner by Jessi Cole Jackson appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 29, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 160: The Haunted Jalopy Races by M. Bennardo

Author : M. Bennardo Narrator : Alasdair Stuart Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Shimmer, Number 16 (2013). The Haunted Jalopy Races by M. Bennardo It all started when gallant Joe Jones and shiftless Sylvester Sneep agreed to race each other […] The post Cast of Wonders 160: The Haunted Jalopy Races by M. Bennardo appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 22, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 159: There Are No Marshmallows in Camelot by Christian McKay Heidicker

Author : Christian McKay Heidicker Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 159: There Are No Marshmallows in Camelot by Christian McKay Heidicker is a Cast of Wonders original. Learn more about the new LGBTQ podcast Glittership! There Are […] The post Cast of Wonders 159: There Are No Marshmallows in Camelot by Christian McKay Heidicker appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 15, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 158: This Is Your Problem Right Here by David Steffen

Author : David Steffen Narrator : Graeme Dunlop Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Daily Science Fiction (November 2012). This Is Your Problem, Right Here by David Steffen “This is your problem, right here.”  The plumber’s deep voice resounded from beneath […] The post Cast of Wonders 158: This Is Your Problem Right Here by David Steffen appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 22, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 157: The Seal King (Part 2) by Jennifer Noelle Welch

Author : Jennifer Noelle Welch Narrator : Paul Cram Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 157: The Seal King (Part 2) by Jennifer Noelle Welch is a Cast of Wonders original. The Seal King (Part 2) by Jennifer Noelle Welch Rattle rattle rattle rattle rattle… Lou’s […] The post Cast of Wonders 157: The Seal King (Part 2) by Jennifer Noelle Welch appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 15, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 156: The Seal King (Part 1) by Jennifer Noelle Welch

Author : Jennifer Noelle Welch Narrator : Paul Cram Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 156: The Seal King (Part 1) by Jennifer Noelle Welch is a Cast of Wonders original. The Seal King (Part 1) by Jennifer Noelle Welch The girl with apricot-colored hair sits […] The post Cast of Wonders 156: The Seal King (Part 1) by Jennifer Noelle Welch appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 8, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 155: Aisha Bets Her Life on Magic by Jarod K. Anderson

Author : Jarod K. Anderson Narrator : Julia Rios Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 155: Aisha Bets Her Life on Magic by Jarod K. Anderson is a Cast of Wonders original. Aisha Bets Her Life on Magic by Jarod K. […] The post Cast of Wonders 155: Aisha Bets Her Life on Magic by Jarod K. Anderson appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 1, 2015, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 154: Staff Pick 2014 – Sundae by Matt Wallace

Author : Matt Wallace Narrator : Kate Baker Host : Allen Sale Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published as a Kindle eBook (2012). Every year in January Cast of Wonders takes a break to catch our breath, plan out the year ahead, and highlight some of our […] The post Cast of Wonders 154: Staff Pick 2014 – Sundae by Matt Wallace appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 25, 2015, 11 a.m.

Episode 153: Staff Pick 2014 – Shimmer by Amanda C. Davis

Author : Amanda C. Davis Narrator : Lizzie S. Host : Jeff Hite Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Daily Science Fiction (October 2012). Every year in January Cast of Wonders takes a break to catch our breath, plan out the year ahead, and highlight […] The post Episode 153: Staff Pick 2014 – Shimmer by Amanda C. Davis appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 18, 2015, 11 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 152: Staff Pick 2014 – Captain Cleveland Grackle’s Galactic Cabaret vs. The Goblins of Vishnu 6 by Jamieson Ridenhour

Author : Jamieson Ridenhour Narrator : Norm Sherman Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 152: Staff Pick 2014 – Captain Cleveland Grackle’s Galactic Cabaret vs. The Goblins of Vishnu 6 by Jamieson Ridenhour is a Cast of Wonders original. Every year […] The post Cast of Wonders 152: Staff Pick 2014 – Captain Cleveland Grackle’s Galactic Cabaret vs. The Goblins of Vishnu 6 by Jamieson Ridenhour appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 11, 2015, 11 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 151: Staff Pick 2014 – Master Madrigal’s Mechanical Man by Scott C. Mikula

Author : Scott C. Mikula Narrators : Marguerite Kenner and Graeme Dunlop Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show, issue 29 (May 2012). Every year in January Cast of Wonders takes a break to catch our […] The post Cast of Wonders 151: Staff Pick 2014 – Master Madrigal’s Mechanical Man by Scott C. Mikula appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 4, 2015, 11 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 150: Little Wonders 7 – The Season of Goodwill

Authors : Emmalia Harrington and Jamie Lackey Narrators : Anne-Louise Fortune and Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 150: Little Wonders 7 – The Season of Goodwill is a Cast of Wonders original. You’re listening to Little Wonders, our […] The post Cast of Wonders 150: Little Wonders 7 – The Season of Goodwill appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 28, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 149: Bricks and Sunlight by M. K. Hutchins

Author : M. K. Hutchins Narrator : Dani Daly Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Suddenly Lost in Words, Volume 3 (2013). Bricks and Sunlight by M. K. Hutchins “Should I run and tell mother now that you’re not getting married […] The post Cast of Wonders 149: Bricks and Sunlight by M. K. Hutchins appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Dec. 14, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 148: Shimmer by Amanda C. Davis

Author : Amanda C. Davis Narrator : Lizzie S. Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Daily Science Fiction (October 2012). Shimmer by Amanda C. Davis Bethany Chow is shimmering in the cafeteria like the disco ball they borrow from the seventies […] The post Cast of Wonders 148: Shimmer by Amanda C. Davis appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 30, 2014, 6 a.m.

Episode 147: Thirty Minutes for New Hell (Part 2)

Author : Rick Kennett Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Episode 147: Thirty Minutes for New Hell (Part 2) is a Cast of Wonders original. 30 Minutes for New Hell by Rick Kennett Part 2 He checked the clock again. […] The post Episode 147: Thirty Minutes for New Hell (Part 2) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 23, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 146: Thirty Minutes for New Hell (Part 1)

Author : Rick Kennett Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 146: Thirty Minutes for New Hell (Part 1) is a Cast of Wonders original. 30 Minutes for New Hell by Rick Kennett Part 1 What are they […] The post Cast of Wonders 146: Thirty Minutes for New Hell (Part 1) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 16, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 145: Tell Them Of The Sky by A. T. Greenblatt

Author : A.T. Greenblatt Narrator : Peter Newman Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Daily Science Fiction (July 2013). Tell Them of the Sky by A. T. Greenblatt She is too small, Kitkun thinks, the first time she enters his tiny […] The post Cast of Wonders 145: Tell Them Of The Sky by A. T. Greenblatt appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 9, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 144: The Middle Rages by Joseph L. Kellogg

Author : Joseph L. Kellogg Narrator : John Cmar Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 144: The Middle Rages by Joseph L. Kellogg is a Cast of Wonders original. The Middle Rages by Joseph L. Kellogg Cale twirled his drumstick morosely […] The post Cast of Wonders 144: The Middle Rages by Joseph L. Kellogg appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Nov. 2, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 143: Dagon by H. P. Lovecraft

Author : H.P. Lovecraft Narrator : Alasdair Stuart Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in issue #11 of The Vagrant (November 1919). Dagon by H. P. Lovecraft   I am writing this under an appreciable mental strain, since by tonight I shall […] The post Cast of Wonders 143: Dagon by H. P. Lovecraft appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 26, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 142: Marrow by Mav Skye

Author : Mav Skye Narrator : Barry J. Northern Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 142: Marrow by Mav Skye is a Cast of Wonders original. Marrow By Mav Skye   I have eyes but do not see. I have ears […] The post Cast of Wonders 142: Marrow by Mav Skye appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 19, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 141: Reading Time and A House in the Forest

Authors : Beth Cato and Shawn Bailey Narrators : Dave Thompson and Lizzie S. Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Reading Time was originally published in Daily Science Fiction (August 2011) A House in the Forest was originally published as House Woods Bugs Los Alamos […] The post Cast of Wonders 141: Reading Time and A House in the Forest appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 12, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 140: Of Pumpkin Soup and Other Demons and The Ghost of Grammy Goneril

Authors : Natalia Theodoridou and Austin H. Gilkeson Narrators : Katherine Inskip and Christiana Ellis Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Of Pumpkin Soup and Other Demons was originally published in Coping: A Not One of Us Special Publication in 2014. The Ghost of Grammy […] The post Cast of Wonders 140: Of Pumpkin Soup and Other Demons and The Ghost of Grammy Goneril appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Oct. 5, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 139: Little Wonders 6 – A Little Laughter

Authors : James Vachowski, Charity Tahmaseb and Terry L. Mirll Narrators : John Cmar, Fiona “Princess Scientist” Van Verth and Dave Robison Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 139: Little Wonders 6 – A Little Laughter is a Cast of Wonders […] The post Cast of Wonders 139: Little Wonders 6 – A Little Laughter appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 28, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 138: Things We Leave Behind by Alex Shvartsman

Author : Alex Shvartsman Narrator : Alex Shvartsman Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Daily Science Fiction, May 2013. Welcome, everyone, to our Banned Book Week special. Banned Book Week is an annual event every September that aims to raise awareness […] The post Cast of Wonders 138: Things We Leave Behind by Alex Shvartsman appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 21, 2014, 9:45 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 137: The Filigreed Cage by Krystal Claxton

Author : Krystal Claxton Narrator : A.P. Clarke Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Fireside Magazine, issue 4: August 2013. The Filigreed Cage by Krystal Claxton “I don’t understand why you’re doing this.” Valeria spoke in hushed tones, though no one […] The post Cast of Wonders 137: The Filigreed Cage by Krystal Claxton appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 14, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 136: Flotsam by Rebecca Schwarz

Author : Rebecca Schwarz Narrator : Jeff Hite Host : Jeff Hite Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in FlagShip (2011). Flotsam by Rebecca Schwarz I’m about to blast a Grunt when the game freezes. Mom’s commandeered the link, and now she appears, in her old […] The post Cast of Wonders 136: Flotsam by Rebecca Schwarz appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Sept. 7, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 135: Flowers For The Dead by Jamie Mason (Part 2)

Author : Jamie Mason Narrator : Paul Cram Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 135: Flowers For The Dead by Jamie Mason (Part 2) is a Cast of Wonders original. We dedicate these episodes to the memories of Kimberly Proctor and […] The post Cast of Wonders 135: Flowers For The Dead by Jamie Mason (Part 2) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 31, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 134: Flowers For The Dead by Jamie Mason (Part 1)

Author : Jamie Mason Narrator : Paul Cram Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 134: Flowers For The Dead by Jamie Mason (Part 1) is a Cast of Wonders original. Flowers for the Dead by Jamie Mason Part 1: “ … […] The post Cast of Wonders 134: Flowers For The Dead by Jamie Mason (Part 1) appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 24, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 133: A Well-Lit Dungeon by Mark Mills

Author : Mark Mills Narrator : Adam Black Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 133: A Well-Lit Dungeon by Mark Mills is a Cast of Wonders original. Starburst Magazine’s Bookworm Podcast. Can We Watch It Again podcast. Emma Thompson’s Donor’s Choose […] The post Cast of Wonders 133: A Well-Lit Dungeon by Mark Mills appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 17, 2014, 6 a.m.

Episode 132: The Collector by Jameyanne Fuller

Author : Jameyanne Fuller Narrator : Alasdair Stuart Host : Allen Sale Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Episode 132: The Collector by Jameyanne Fuller is a Cast of Wonders original. The Collector by Jameyanne Fuller Maddie died that night fifty years ago. Car accident. Drunk driver. Fifty […] The post Episode 132: The Collector by Jameyanne Fuller appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 10, 2014, 6 a.m.

Episode 131: Survivor by Josh Roseman

Author : Josh Roseman Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Fat Girl in a Strange Land (2011). Survivor by Josh Roseman Wen slumped against a crystal formation and stared up at the dark sky, lit only by […] The post Episode 131: Survivor by Josh Roseman appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Aug. 3, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 130: The Phobos Monolith by Preston Dennett

Author : Preston Dennett Narrator : Amy Robinson Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 130: The Phobos Monolith by Preston Dennett is a Cast of Wonders original. The Phobos Monolith by Preston Dennett True to her nature, Vasia ran without fear […] The post Cast of Wonders 130: The Phobos Monolith by Preston Dennett appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 27, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 128: Robots Don’t Cry by George Edwards

Author : George Edwards Narrator : Pete Milan Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 128: Robots Don’t Cry by George Edwards is a Cast of Wonders original. Robots Don’t Cry by George Edwards I walked alone down a road with farms […] The post Cast of Wonders 128: Robots Don’t Cry by George Edwards appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 13, 2014, 7:43 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 127: Learning the Game by Michael Haynes

Author : Michael Haynes Narrator : M.K. Hobson Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Sidekicks! (2013). Learning the Game by Michael Haynes The man sitting at my left, Parl, groaned a curse while the stool to my right cooled. I’d be […] The post Cast of Wonders 127: Learning the Game by Michael Haynes appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: July 6, 2014, 6 a.m.

On Vacation

Listen above or download here. Hello everyone! Marguerite is on vacation this week and next. Allen has a great book recommendation for you – check it out! The post On Vacation appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: June 1, 2014, 4:39 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 126: The Perfect Prom by Kat Otis

Author : Kat Otis Narrator : Mur Lafferty Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 126: The Perfect Prom by Kat Otis is a Cast of Wonders original. The Perfect Prom by Kat Otis Everything was going perfectly.  My prom dress was […] The post Cast of Wonders 126: The Perfect Prom by Kat Otis appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 25, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 125: The Clasp by Jarod K. Anderson

Author : Jarod K. Anderson Narrator : Elie Hirschman Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Daily Science Fiction, December 2013. The Clasp by Jarod K. Anderson Our tribe didn’t have a word for the huge, winged race of reptiles who shared […] The post Cast of Wonders 125: The Clasp by Jarod K. Anderson appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 18, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 124: Old People Rules by Holly Schofield

Author : Holly Schofield Narrator : Melissa Bugaj Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 124: Old People Rules by Holly Schofield is a Cast of Wonders original. Old People Rules by Holly Schofield So I’ve figured it out. There are eight […] The post Cast of Wonders 124: Old People Rules by Holly Schofield appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 11, 2014, 6 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 123: Taxidermy and Other Dangerous Professions by JR Johnson

Author : J.R. Johnson Narrator : M.K. Hobson Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published as “Heaven’s Lot” in Not One of Us. Theme music is “Appeal To Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available at MusicAlley.com. Taxidermy and Other Dangerous Professions by J.R. Johnson […] The post Cast of Wonders 123: Taxidermy and Other Dangerous Professions by JR Johnson appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: May 4, 2014, 6 a.m.

Episode 122: Sundae by Matt Wallace

Author : Matt Wallace Narrator : Kate Baker Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published as a Kindle eBook. Sundae by Matt Wallace The old woman in the wheelchair has a brutal face and hands as soft as the mother of all children. “You […] The post Episode 122: Sundae by Matt Wallace appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 27, 2014, 5:50 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 121: Little Wonders 5 – Trope Twists

Authors : Jessica Holscher, Charity Tahmaseb, Michael Strickland and Alexandra Grunberg Narrators : John Cmar, Chloë Yates, Big Anklevich and Rish Outfield Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 121: Little Wonders 5 – Trope Twists is a Cast of Wonders original. […] The post Cast of Wonders 121: Little Wonders 5 – Trope Twists appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: April 27, 2014, 5:40 p.m.

Cast of Wonders 120: Master Madrigal’s Mechanical Man by Scott C. Mikula

Author : Scott C. Mikula Narrators : Marguerite Kenner and Graeme Dunlop Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show, issue 29 (May 2012). Master Madrigal’s Mechanical Man by Scott C. Mikula I tried to shut out […] The post Cast of Wonders 120: Master Madrigal’s Mechanical Man by Scott C. Mikula appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 23, 2014, 9 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 119: Pictures in Crayon by Elizabeth Shack

Author : Elizabeth Shack Narrator : Tina Connolly Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Daily Science Fiction, June 3rd, 2013. Pictures in Crayon by Elizabeth Shack At recess the Arks dot the sky like unwinking stars. Ally and her friends aren’t […] The post Cast of Wonders 119: Pictures in Crayon by Elizabeth Shack appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 16, 2014, 9 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 118: Perihelion by Vajra Chandrasekera

Author : Vajra Chandrasekera Narrator : Graeme Dunlop Host : Marguerite Kenner Audio Producer : Allen Sale Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 118: Perihelion by Vajra Chandrasekera is a Cast of Wonders original. Today we present Vajra Chandrasekera’s story, Perihelion. You may know that we usually pay our authors […] The post Cast of Wonders 118: Perihelion by Vajra Chandrasekera appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 9, 2014, 9 a.m.

Metacast 2: State of the Union 2013

Listen above or download here. Show Notes Hello everyone! This is your editor, Marguerite Kenner. Every year, one of my favorite game companies publishes a Stakeholders Report. As Steve puts it, while the company only has one shareholder, lots of people have a stake in its success and so he writes them an annual report […] The post Metacast 2: State of the Union 2013 appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: March 2, 2014, 9 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 117: Pignus by Jez Patterson

Author : Jez Patterson Narrator : Graeme Dunlop Host : Graeme Dunlop Audio Producer : Graeme Dunlop Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 117: Pignus by Jez Patterson is a Cast of Wonders original. Pignus by Jez Patterson Like most things in life, Ekram had discovered, the ways of getting […] The post Cast of Wonders 117: Pignus by Jez Patterson appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 16, 2014, 9 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 116: The Feathered Cloak by Edward Ahern

Author : Edward Ahern Narrator : Graeme Dunlop Host : Graeme Dunlop Audio Producer : Graeme Dunlop Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 116: The Feathered Cloak by Edward Ahern is a Cast of Wonders original. The Feathered Cloak by Edward Ahern The trouble began when Rhys found the oak […] The post Cast of Wonders 116: The Feathered Cloak by Edward Ahern appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 9, 2014, 9 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 115: Bad Poets Society by James Aquilone

Author : James Aquilone Narrator : Graeme Dunlop Host : Graeme Dunlop Audio Producer : Graeme Dunlop Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Cast of Wonders 115: Bad Poets Society by James Aquilone is a Cast of Wonders original. Bad Poets Society by James Aquilone Kilgore Birch never thought a bowl of thin […] The post Cast of Wonders 115: Bad Poets Society by James Aquilone appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Feb. 2, 2014, 9 a.m.

Cast of Wonders 114: Staff Pick 2013 – Now Cydonia

Author : Rick Kennett Narrator : Marguerite Kenner Host : Graeme Dunlop Audio Producer : Graeme Dunlop Artist : Barry J. Northern Discuss on Forums Originally published in Orb Speculative Fiction Volume 7 (2007). Now Cydonia ran as Episode 71 back in March of last year. One reason I’m personally so proud of our win […] The post Cast of Wonders 114: Staff Pick 2013 – Now Cydonia appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 27, 2014, 2 p.m.

Episode 113: Staff Pick 2013 – The Malthus Alternative by Jamie Mason

Author : Jamie Mason Narrator : Graeme Dunlop Host : Graeme Dunlop Audio Producer : Graeme Dunlop Discuss on Forums Episode 113: Staff Pick 2013 – The Malthus Alternative by Jamie Mason is a Cast of Wonders original. The Malthus Alternative by Jamie Mason 13. “The gantry or the gallows.” Father chuckles. “When I think […] The post Episode 113: Staff Pick 2013 – The Malthus Alternative by Jamie Mason appeared first on Cast of Wonders.

Science Fiction
Published: Jan. 19, 2014, 2 p.m.

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