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Beast_Month100sq.jpg  Beast of the Month by Wulf Moon (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Fantasy, Humor. A wizard contacts the Beast of the Month Club to report that he wants
to return a selection he didn't order. Read by the author, 17 min.

Interview with Wulf Moon

Spooky100sq.jpg  Spooky Action by David A. Kilman (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction, Humor. A university physicist accidentally contacts God while conducting experiments in quantum entanglement, a.k.a. spooky action at a distance.  This is the first that God has heard of humans, and he soon learns that some of them are not happy with his creation. Read by Keely Rew, 21 min.

Q&A with author David Kilman

JPEG_Dorian100sq.jpg  The JPEG of Dorian Gray by Brian Trent (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction, Weird Western, Victorian, Horror. In the enormity of Time, what would it truly mean to be immortal? A continuation of Oscar Wilde's brilliant original. Read by Mike Wright, 12 min.

Interview with Brian Trent

No_County100sq.jpg  No County for Young Men by Martin Clark (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction, Steampunk, Weird Western. A gunslinger and his cyberweapon await a duel in the pouring rain. Read by Keely Rew, 19 min.

About Martin Clark

Rust100sq.jpg Rust Never Sleeps by Keely Rew (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction. A lone spacefaring caretaker attempts to stay sane while crossing the cold expanses. Read by Keely Rew, 23 min.

About Keely Rew

Sprawl100sq.jpg Santa Claus Comes Straight to the Sprawl by Andrew Cairns (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction, Cyberpunk. A Christmas heist story inspired in part by the classic Sprawl cyberpunk of William Gibson, a world of high-tech specialist mercenaries trying to exist in the shadows of a cruel corporate dystopia. Read by Keely Rew,  16 min.

About Andrew Cairns

problemchild100sq.jpg Our Problem Child: Langerfeld the Moon by Marilyn K. Martin (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction. A pair of scientists are tasked with keeping the war-damaged Moon in orbit and are buffeted by feelings about the Moon as an emotional touchstone based on thousands of years of legends and mythology. This story first appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Keystone Chronicles.  Read by Marie Boyko. 13 min.

Interview with Marilyn K. Martin

dirt_moon100sq.jpg Dirt Moon, by Dan Koboldt (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction, Space Opera, Military.  A squad of military commandos lands on a dirt moon, thinking it deserted. Before long, they realize it's not, and whatever lives there is hunting them. This story first appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Hyperpowers. Read by Ryan Marshall. 12 min.

Interview with Dan Koboldt.

grid_drop100sq.jpg Grid Drop, by William Huggins (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction, Climate. Grid Drop is about a group of humans who decide we've done enough damage to the biosphere and must leave the planet to heal for 500 years. This story first appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Hyperpowers. Read by Keely Rew. 24 min.

Interview with William Huggins.

Midnight_100sq.jpg Midnight on Addison Street, by Wendy Nikel (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Fantasy, Horror, Humor. Midnight on Addison Street is about a seedy politician who believes his life is in danger and the unusual source he consults for answers about who's behind it. This story first appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, It's Come to Our Attention.  Read by Keely Rew. 13 min.

Interview with Wendy Nikel.

surplus_army100sq.jpg  Surplus Army, by Pauline J. Alama (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Fantasy. Surplus Army is about--garbage. Though you may not see it in your neighborhood doesn't mean it isn't there. This story first appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, It's Come to Our Attention. Read by Keely Rew. 14 min.

Q & A with Author Pauline J. Alama

Wolf_Call100sq.jpg Wolf Call, by Adele Gardner (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Fantasy, Humor. Wolf Call is about three of the author's favorite things: werewolves, Elvis, and sushi. This story first appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Ain't Superstitious. Read by Keely Rew. 18 min.

About the author, Adele Gardner

o_shades100sq.jpg O Shades, My Woe, by Eric J. Guignard (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Dark Fantasy, Horror. A knight suffers the vengeful effects of a great wrong, brought about by a dark chapter in the legends of King Arthur. This story first appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Ain't Superstitious. Read by Russ Rew. 20 min.

About the author, Eric J. Guignard

Styx100sq.jpg  Across the Styx of Norway, by Jacob M. Lambert (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Dark Fantasy. A Native American comes to Norway to see the Aurora Borealis. The journey takes him through an emotional gauntlet, one filled with voices--and memories--of the past.  This story first appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Ain't Superstitious. Read by Keely Rew. 16 min.

Q&A with Author Jacob M. Lambert

Wind-chime100sq.jpg  Wind Chimes, by Sean O'Dea (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Dark Fantasy, Humor.  Suburbanites meddle with the forces of Feng Shui, creating fluctuating prosperity and strife within a cul-de-sac.  This story first appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Ain't Superstitious. Read by Ryan Marshall. 21 min.

About Author Sean O'Dea

Jacked100sq.jpg    Jacked, by Steve Coate (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction. An employee wakes up to find himself in handcuffs with no clue what he's done wrong.  This story first appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Only Disconnect. Read by Keely Rew. 18 min.

Q&A with Steve Coate

ARockintheAir100.jpg A Rock in the Air, by Neil James Hudson (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction. A man is thrown forward in time by the atomic explosion at Hiroshima at the end of the
war. 
This story first appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, The Time It Happened. Read by Keely Rew. 19 min.

More about Neil James Hudson

false_footfall100sq.jpg False Footfall, by Martin Clark (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction. What do you remember about Apollo 11? "False Footfall" by Martin Clark
describes a classic case of cognitive dissonance--the gap between what
we know to be true and what the world is telling us. This story appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, The Time It Happened. Read by Sally Bates. 21 min.

A bit about Martin Clark

Going_Viral_100sq.jpg  Going Viral, by Dan Koboldt (.mp3 - right-click to download)

A near-future science fiction about two researchers who discover the universal cure for cancer, their struggle to prove it, and how they deal with the fame it brings them. This story appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, The Time It Happened. Read by Ryan Marshall. 20 min.

About Dan Koboldt

damfino_cred100.jpg Damfino Plays for Table Stakes, by Ben Solomon (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Fantasy, Alternate History. The real story behind the St. Valentine's Day Massacre? This tale appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Abbreviated Epics. Read by Bill Patterson. 11 min.

About Ben Solomon

thirdflatholidays_100sq.jpgThanks, But We Ate Already, by Juliana Rew (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Horror, Humor. Happy Holidays from Third Flatiron! Read by Keely Rew. 11 min.

Blade_100sq.jpg Blade Between Oni and Hare, by Siobhan Gallagher (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Fantasy. Inspired by the Japanese fable, "White Hare of Inaba." This story appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Abbreviated Epics. Read by Marie Boyko. 17 min.

Q&A with author Siobhan Gallagher

coyote_100sq.jpg On a Train With a Coyote Ghost, by Robin Wyatt Dunn (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Fantasy. A young Jewish girl journeys into wartime Russia to find a magic broth to help her people. This story appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Abbreviated Epics. Read by Julie Gussaroff. 16 min.

Interview with Robin Wyatt Dunn

Master_Minds100sq.jpg The Abstract Heart, by Martin Clark (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction. A cocky AI expert discovers love is just an obsession for beginners. This story appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Master Minds. Read by Ian Rayner. 19 min.

Interview with Martin Clark

tube-map-100sq.jpg From Here to the Northern Line, by Edoardo Albert (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction. A boy and his dad enjoy the benefits of trainspotting as a hobby. This story appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Astronomical Odds. Read by Harriet Whitbread. 15 min.

Q&A with Edoardo Albert

In_the_Blood100sq.jpg In the Blood, by Ken Altabef (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Fantasy/Weird Western. Brother Dill's Traveling Circus is in town, and the boy genius has all the answers. This story appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Astronomical Odds. Read by Russ Rew. 14 min.

Q&A with Ken Altabef

Eurydice100sq.jpgEurydice in Capricorn, by Neil James Hudson (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction. An astrologer casts a Martian colony's horoscope. This story appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Redshifted: Martian Stories. Read by Christine Guzy. 23 min.

Q&A with Neil James Hudson

thirdflatlogo100sq.jpg  Hogmanay Y2K or: Pay It Backward by Juliana Rew (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction. A new year brings a new chance for the Earth's climate. Read by Keely Rew. 7 min.

God_Thing_100sq.jpg Concerning That Whole God Thing, by Curtis James McConnell (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction. What would you do if you had an infinity globe in the basement? This story appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Universe Horribilis. Read by Russ Rew. 14 min.

Q&A with Curtis James McConnell

lost_cvr_100sq.jpg  The Sun Greeter, by Marilyn K. Martin (.mp3 - right-click to download)

Science Fiction Fantasy. A documentarian travels to the ancient past and tries to shoehorn an ancient man's beliefs into her preconceived notions. This story appeared in the Third Flatiron anthology, Lost Worlds, Retraced. Read by Keely Rew. 18 min.

Interview with Marilyn K. Martin

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