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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 Winds of Harmattan by Nnedi Okorafor  


61 min    Play

A young woman discovers her destiny as a Windseeker.

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.

Childfinder by Octavia Butler  

Drama/Magic Realism

40 min    Play

A woman mentors children with shared telepathic abilities.

Poetry by Greg Jackson  


37 min    Play

A young couple hikes up a volcano on a Caribbean island. There’s something almost mythical about the trials they endure to scale this mountain in the rain.

The Spice Portrait by J.M. Evenson  

Science Fiction

32 min    Play

This is a dark, brutal and painful story that encapsulates the love and sacrifice we are willing to give to our children.