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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.

What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah  

Science Fiction

45 min    Play

Incredible speculative fiction in which math has advanced to create formulas to manipulate human emotions and bodies.

Come to My Arms, My Beamish Boy by Douglas F. Warrick  


32 min    Play

Story of a military veteran who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease.

Medusa by Pat Barker  


38 min    Play

A woman has a traumatic experience the day she is preparing for an exhibition of her paintings.

Tape Delay by Jonathan Mitchell  


15 min    Play

A man accidentally records a phone conversation with a woman who he's about to go on a date with.