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1907 Hatter and HareTea Time

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

Audio: Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki.

balletGrand Jete (The Great Leap)

What’s the difference between a person and a doll?

Nebula Award finalist.

Nebula Winners

sad t-rexIf You Were a Dinosaur, My Love

Audio: Lynne Thomas (Apex), Christina Lebonville (EscapePod), Tina Connolly (PodCastle, 50:00)

Hugo and World Fantasy Award finalist.

poppies_cropThe Lady Who Plucked Red Flowers Beneath the Queen’s Window

My story should have ended on the day I died.

Hugo and World Fantasy Award finalist.

Featured Stories

 lisanePortrait of Lisane da Patagnia

The line between art and magic is a treacherous thing.

Nebula Award finalist.

hopper fieldFields of Gold

When Dennis died, he found himself at a party.

Hugo and Nebula Award finalist.

eros philia agape sam weberEros, Philia, Agape

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

Audio: Narrated by Mur Lafferty

Hugo, Locus, Million Writers, and Sturgeon Award finalist.

a memory of wind by sam weber cropA Memory of Wind

How does a human girl become the wind?

Audio: Narrated by Ann Leckie

Nebula Award finalist.

(Pulled from Google Images marked for reuse) "Growth" by J. Slattum: the World Became Quiet: A Post-Human Creation Myth

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

Audio: Narrated by Frank Key

(Pulled from Google Images marked for reuse) "Fairy Queen" by Joana Coccarelli: That Fairy Tale Crap

Never marry a prince when you can eat a pussy.

Audio: Narrated by Keffy Kehrli

The Monster's Million FacesThe Monster’s Million Faces

Aaron’s mind just won’t cooperate. And neither will… he. (Trigger warning for violence against children.)

sun collageMarrying the Sun

The wedding went well until the bride caught fire.

How the World Became Quiet cropDispersed by the Sun, Melting in the Wind

On the last day of her life, the light-eyed child finds a pair of ancient skeletons exposed in the silt.

Is This Tomorrow comic book coverScene from a Dystopia

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