The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting and presented in 3D immersive audio. In every episode, host LeVar... more
Knick-knacks are tagged, life choices are interrogated, and secrets are revealed after the family matriarch passes away. This story appears... more
Neighborhood kids help a curmudgeonly old man with a family curse. This story appears in The Essential Peter S. Beagle:... more
The sole survivor of a pandemic must determine the true intentions of a robot who arrives to save her. This... more
LeVar Burton Reads is back September 19th! We've got stories from Peter S. Beagle, Sarah Pinsker, Tobi Ogundiran and more.... more
Hoping to make their fortune (or at least climb out of debt), a trio of space traders travel on a... more
In a small German village, an orphaned boy lives at a home for "displaced persons," and puzzles over where he... more
As a generation ship hurtles toward a distant star, one of its crew members receives a rare and precious opportunity.... more
An artist works as a dream concierge, creating augmented dream packages for clients. For more from Violet Allen, visit her... more
A time traveler is stranded in a small town. This story appears in SOMEONE IN TIME: TALES OF TIME-CROSSED ROMANCE,... more
A hapless salesman flees the librarian hell-bent on retrieving her lost library book. This story appears in Africa Risen: A... more
A story of a stolen wok, magic, and manipulation. This story was originally published in Strange Horizons. You can find... more
A financial advisor meets his new client: a hardworking, unassuming man with a curious and potentially life-changing secret.
A waitress is jolted from her morning routine when she's visited by a mysterious child.
A struggling college student gains new perspective on her studies from her classmate, who's come to study from another planet.... more
A young girl explores her own power, and finds kinship with a bird of prey.
A family matriarch takes up residence in the Underworld.
A group of mall Santas celebrating Christmas Eve discover that there is a stranger in their midst. "The Usual Santas" appears... more
A mystical phenomenon brightens the dreary days of winter — until one year, when it suddenly stops.
A boy discovers his father's hidden kingdom. This story appears in the anthology Small Odysseys: Selected Shorts Presents 35 New Stories,... more
A tale of complicated family relationships and magical cooking. This story was first published in Uncanny Magazine.
An adventurer carried back spoils from a journey to the center of the earth. Now, his family joins him on... more
When an Instagram-famous rock climber comes to an untimely death, his friends and admirers gather to memorialize him. This story appears... more
While on a quest to beat the high score at his local arcade, a sixth grader has an unusual, life-altering... more
LeVar Burton Reads is back November 1st with stories from Stephen Graham Jones, Kim Fu, Tobias Buckell and more, in... more
A man remembers a supernatural force from his childhood.
A reporter travels to Miami to investigate the fringes of science and faith. This story appears in THE ASSIMILATED CUBAN'S... more
A rideshare driver must spring into action when his passenger casts a dangerous and deadly spell. Content advisory: explicit language,... more
LeVar Burton Reads is coming back! Plus, an immersive remix of Shirley Jackson's story about a recently widowed woman who... more
A new immersive remix of a season one classic. An immigrant mother tries to bond with her American-born son by... more
William Andrews, an investment banker with Goldman Sachs, dies on September 23, 2012, and finds himself confronted with his life... more
While on a quest to beat the high score at his local arcade, a sixth grader has an unusual, life-altering experience. For... more