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578: The Bone Poet and God
Jun 11 • 33 min
* Author : Matt Dovey * Narrator : Eliza Chan * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally published in Sword and Sonnet. Rated PG. The Bone Poet and God by Matt Dovey Ursula lifted her snout to look at the…
577: Temptation
Jun 4 • 20 min
* Author : Karuna Riazi * Narrator : Farah Naz Rishi * Host : Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums PodCastle 577: Temptation is a PodCastle original. Rated PG-13. A special episode in celebration of Eid al-Fitr,…
576: When Leopard’s-Bane Came to the Door of Third Heaven
May 28 • 30 min
* Author : Vajra Chandrasekera * Narrator : Peter Behravesh * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Previously published by Liminal. Rated: PG-13, for cursing at heaven’s door. When Leopard’s-Bane Came to the Door of…
575: A Toy Princess
May 21 • 26 min
* Author : Mary de Morgan * Narrator : Eleanor Wood * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh This story is in the public domain. Rated G. A Toy Princess By Mary de Morgan (1850–1907) More than a thousand years ago, in a country quite on the…
574: Mister Dog
May 14 • 46 min
* Author : Alex Jennings * Narrator : Laurice White * Host : Eden Royce * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums PodCastle 574: Mister Dog is a PodCastle original. Drug use; abuse to animals Rated R, for sex, drugs, and haunted souls. Mister…
573: The Court Magician
May 7 • 27 min
* Author : Sarah Pinsker * Narrator : Dave Robison * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally published by Lightspeed and a 2019 Hugo Finalist for Best Short Story. Rated PG-13. The Court Magician By Sarah…
572: Into the Wind
Apr 30 • 44 min
* Author : Marie Brennan * Narrator : Karen Bovenmyer * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Children of a Different Sky, edited by Alma Alexander. Rated PG. Into the Wind by Marie Brennan The tenements presented a…
571: The Guitar Hero
Apr 23 • 38 min
* Author : Maria Haskins * Narrator : Setsu Uzume * Host : Hamilton Perez * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Previously published by Kaleidotrope. Rated PG-13. The first time Bella, Alice, and I exorcised a demon it was an accident: a…
570: Elegy for a Slaughtered Swine
Apr 16 • 37 min
* Author : Rafaela Ferraz * Narrator : Carlo Matos * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums PodCastle 570: Elegy for a Slaughtered Swine is a PodCastle original. Rated PG-13. The PodCastle forums flash fiction contest is…
569: TALES FROM THE VAULTS — The Yew’s Embrace
Apr 9 • 25 min
* Author : Francesca Forrest * Narrator : Stephanie Malia Morris * Host : Matt Dovey * Audio Producers : Peter Behravesh and Peter Wood * Discuss on Forums Originally published in Strange Horizons. Rated R. This episode is a part of our Tales from the…
568: The Pull of the Herd
Apr 2 • 40 min
* Author : Suzan Palumbo * Narrator : S.B. Divya * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally published at Anathema. Content warning for violence against women. Rated: PG-13, for predators and prey. The Pull of…
567, ARTEMIS RISING: The Weaver Retires
Mar 26 • 42 min
* Author : Kai Hudson * Narrator : Jen R. Albert * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Artist : Yuumei * Discuss on Forums PodCastle 567, ARTEMIS RISING: The Weaver Retires is a PodCastle original. Content warnings for domestic abuse…
566, ARTEMIS RISING DOUBLE FEATURE: Starr Striker Should Remain Capitol City’s Resident Superhero, by Keisha Cole, 10th Grade Student; All the Fishes Singing
Mar 19 • 23 min
* Authors : Amanda Helms and Hester J. Rook * Narrators : Maxine L. Moore and Nadia Niaz * Host : Julian K. Jarboe * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Artist : Yuumei * Discuss on Forums “Starr Striker Should Remain Capitol City’s Resident Superhero, by…
565, ARTEMIS RISING: I Am Fire; I Am Tears
Mar 12 • 27 min
* Author : Wendy Nikel * Narrator : Veronica Giguere * Host : Ace Ratcliff * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Artist : Yuumei * Discuss on Forums PodCastle 565, ARTEMIS RISING: I Am Fire; I Am Tears is a PodCastle original. PG, for dragon-sisters and…
564, ARTEMIS RISING: One More Song
Mar 5 • 36 min
* Author : Eliza Chan * Narrator : Sofia Quintero * Host : Elora Gatts * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Artist : Yuumei * Discuss on Forums Previously published by World Weaver Press in their Sirens anthology. Rated: R, for the vengeful justice of…
563: El Cantar de la Reina Bruja
Feb 26 • 39 min
* Author : Victoria Sandbrook * Narrator : Sofia Quintero * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally published in Sword & Sonnet. Rated PG-13. El Cantar de la Reina Bruja By Victoria Sandbrook Mothers, hear me!…
562: Cooking Creole
Feb 19 • 34 min
* Author : A. M. Dellamonica * Narrator : Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally published in Mojo: Conjure Stories, edited by Nalo Hopkinson. Content warning for violence and gore.…
561: Baby Teeth
Feb 12 • 28 min
* Author : Lina Rather * Narrator : Wilson Fowlie * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Previously published by Gamut. Rated R. Baby Teeth By Lina Rather Laura watched from the window while Mama took the salt packets…
560: Suddenwall
Feb 5 • 36 min
* Author : Sara Saab * Narrator : C. L. Clark * Host : C. L. Clark * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally published by Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Rated PG-13. Suddenwall By Sara Saab In the amnesty-city of Vannat, Aln Panette has…
559: Dying Lessons
Jan 29 • 26 min
* Author : Troy Wiggins * Narrator : Dominick Rabrun * Hosts : Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali, Jen R. Albert, Setsu Uzume, Peter Behravesh and C. L. Clark * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally published at Strange Horizons. Content…
558: A Place to Grow
Jan 22 • 44 min
* Author : A. T. Greenblatt * Narrator : Tatiana Grey * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Rated PG. SFX used in the host spot of this episode can be found here:…
557: The Griffin and the Minor Canon
Jan 15 • 35 min
* Author : Frank Stockton * Narrator : Jen R. Albert * Hosts : Setsu Uzume and Peter Behravesh * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums This story was originally published in 1885 and is in the public domain. The sound effects used in the…
556: Shadow Boy
Jan 8 • 31 min
* Author : Lora Gray * Narrator : Setsu Uzume * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally published in Shimmer. Content warnings for self-harm, suicide, and body dysmorphia. Rated R. Shadow Boy By Lora Gray I am…
555: Candied Sweets, Cornbread, and Black-Eyed Peas
Jan 1 • 38 min
* Author : Malon Edwards * Narrator : Mandaly Louis-Charles * Host : Aidan Doyle * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally published in Sword & Sonnet. Rated PG-13. Previous PodCastle episodes in this series: PodCastle 387: The…
554: Hosting the Solstice
Dec 25, 2018 • 42 min
* Author : Tim Pratt * Narrator : Brie Code * Hosts : Setsu Uzume and Peter Behravesh * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums PodCastle 554: Hosting the Solstice is a PodCastle original. Rated PG-13. Sound effects used in the host spot are…
553: Grounded Women Never Fly
Dec 18, 2018 • 23 min
* Author : Stefani Cox * Narrator : Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums PodCastle 553: Grounded Women Never Fly is a PodCastle original. Rated PG-13. Sound effects used in the host spot are in…
552: The Watchers
Dec 11, 2018 • 41 min
* Author : Shelly Jones * Narrator : Kate Baker * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Previously published by Luna Station Quarterly. Rated PG. The Watchers by Shelly Jones He did not know why he had agreed to marry…
551: The Blue Widow
Dec 4, 2018 • 68 min
* Author : J. P. Sullivan * Narrator : Tanja Milojevic * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally published by Baen Books, grand prize winner of their 2017 Fantasy Adventure Contest. Rated PG-13, for betrayal…
550: The Last Exorcist
Nov 27, 2018 • 36 min
* Author : Danny Lore * Narrator : Dominick Rabrun * Host : Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally published in FIYAH. Rated R for strong language and violence. The Last Exorcist by Danny Lore Author’s…
549: Fixer, Worker, Singer
Nov 20, 2018 • 29 min
* Author : Natalia Theodoridou * Narrators : Peter Behravesh, Tina Connolly and Jen R. Albert * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally published at Shimmer. Rated PG-13. Fixer, Worker, Singer by Natalia…
548: Daniel
Nov 13, 2018 • 35 min
* Author : Ashley Blooms * Narrator : Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali * Host : Matt Dovey * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Previously published by On Spec (under the title “Second Born”). Content warning: Death of a child Rated R. Daniel by…
547: Every House, a Home
Nov 6, 2018 • 37 min
* Author : Evan Dicken * Narrator : Tatiana Grey * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally published in the Utter Fabrication anthology by Mad Scientist Journal. Rated PG-13, for the weird ways of houses. Every…
546: For the Removal of Unwanted Guests
Oct 30, 2018 • 47 min
* Author : A.C. Wise * Narrator : Dave Thompson * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Previously published by Halloween: Magic, Mystery, and the Macabre edited by Paula Guran. Rated PG. Sounds effects used in this…
545: The Aunties Return the Ocean
Oct 24, 2018 • 28 min
* Author : Chris Kuriata * Narrator : Setsu Uzume * Host : Setsu Uzume * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Previously published by Diabolical Plots. Content warning: Some disturbing imagery. Rated R. The Aunties Return the Ocean By…
544: Waters of Versailles — Part 3
Oct 16, 2018 • 84 min
* Author : Kelly Robson * Narrator : Heath Miller * Host : Jen R. Albert * Audio Producer : Peter Behravesh * Discuss on Forums Originally publishing at tor.com. You can buy Kelly Robson’s book, Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach, now. It’s also…