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Stories from best fiction magazines and podcasts.

That's Democracy by Louis Kornfeld  


12 min    Play

A teacher gives his students a lesson about democracy that they'll never forget.

The Last Cheng Beng Gift by Jaymee Goh  


34 min    Play

A family matriarch receives (and judges) traditional Chinese gifts sent by her family to her residence in the underworld.

Meet Cute by Becca Schall  


22 min    Play

Kate finally talks to that cute guy at the bowling alley, and he even asks her out on a date. It’s just like a movie romance until something unexpected happens.

Silvia's Blood by Philip K. Dick  


16 min    Play

The story is about a young couple named Rick and Silvia, and a strange blood ritual they perform that invokes angels.

The Prairie Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld  

Social Drama

40 min    Play

A woman is obsessed with the Twitter feed of her former friend, a social-media celebrity known for her approachable evangelical religiosity, her homeschooling of her children, and down-home recipes.

The State of Nature by Camille Bordas  

Psychological Drama

37 min    Play

An ophthalmologist gets burglarized and searches the flea market called the Thieves’ Market to try to regain her lost goods.