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White Rose, Red RoseUncanny Magazine Issue 43 Cover

That morning, there was a white rose on my windowsill, and my heart cracked.

Narrated by Erika Ensign.


Your Face

You look so much like you. I feel like I could reach out and touch your face. Your face! It’s so good to see your face.

Narrated by Kate Baker.


Henri_Rousseau_-_Il_sogno cropBetween Dragons and Their Wrath with An Owomoyela

I will probably die today. If not, I will probably die tomorrow.

Narrated by Kate Baker.


1907 Hatter and HareTea Time

The hatter is a poor man. He has no hats of his own.

Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki.


Bite-Sized (10 minutes and less):

sad t-rexIf You Were a Dinosaur, My Love

If you were a dinosaur…

Narrated by Lynne Thomas.
Narrated by Christina Lebonbville.
Narrated by Tina Connolly (starts at 55:00).


Elegy, candles with black backgroundElegy

Sometimes, in a car accident the drunk driver dies…

With music and video by Greg Bossert (no narration).


(Pulled from Google Images marked for reuse): "J-Rocker" by Karla Frazetty: and Again and Again

It started with Lionel Caldwell, born in 1900.

Narrated by Tina Connolly.


Die Wahrsagerin, Michaeil Alexandrowitsch WrubelSilence

Whatever the midwife told you, it’s not true.

Narrated by Ann Leckie.


(Pulled from Google Images marked for reuse): New York City by irot2:

Under smokestacks, beside stairs, in the sudden green of precarious gardens.

Narrated by Ann Leckie.


Light Fare (about 30 minutes):

Growth JSlattum How the World Became Quiet: A Post-Human Creation Myth

During the first million years of its existence, mankind survived five apocalypses.

Narrated by Frank Key.


Joana Cocarelli, Faerie Queen All That Fairy Tale Crap

Never ride a pumpkin when you can steal cab fare.

Narrated by Keffy Kehrli.


Diving after the moon cropDiving After the Moon

To him, the moon was the future.

Narrated by Kate Baker.


red dragon crop Great, Golden Wings

Lady Percivalia watched the young cinematographist’s hands.

Narrated by Scott Andrews.


Heartstrung by Doug Sirois Heartstrung

One, two, three, the needle swoops.

Narrated by Heather Welliver.


William Morris, Woodpecker Tapestry The Taste of Promises

Only fools travel alone on Mars.

Narrated by Renee Chambliss (starts at 16:30).


Full Course (up to ninety minutes):

eros philia agape sam weberEros, Philia, Agape

A robot’s quest to know love in all its forms.

Narrated by Mur Lafferty.


 a memory of wind by sam weberA Memory of Wind

How does a human girl become the wind?

Narrated by Ann Leckie.


Strangers in My Mind by AnEternalGoldenBraid A Monkey Will Never Be Rid of Its Black Hands

As the cut fell, I saw no blood.

Narrated by Alasdair Stuart.


The_Perilous_Compassion_of_the_Honey_Queen_by_Carrie_Ann_Baade Monstrous Embrace

I am ugliness in body and bone, breath and heartbeat.

Narrated by Elizabeth Green Musselman.