Recent Fiction

Nine Thousand Hours

by Iona Sharma

20 April 2015

I'd tried to write down lists of magical logarithms, and phone numbers, and then just my name, over and over. We all had. I picked up a pen and attempted to write "Amal" and then "Salt" on the page. My pen formed the letters, but a millimetre above the surface; when Cally took it from me and tried, she couldn't force it into the sweep of the C without it leaping from her hand.

Podcast: Nine Thousand Hours

by Iona Sharma, read by Anaea Lay

20 April 2015

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Iona Sharma's "Nine Thousand Hours."

Among the Sighs of the Violoncellos

by Daniel Ausema

13 April 2015

It is not true that a lizard's tail, left behind in the marquesa's garden, will always grant three wishes.

Podcast: Among the Sighs of the Violoncellos

by Daniel Ausema, read by Anaea Lay

13 April 2015

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Daniel Ausema's "Among the Sighs of the Violoncellos."

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