LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE - Science Fiction and Fantasy Story Podcast (Sci-Fi | Audiobook | Short Stories) http://lightspeedmagazine.com en-us All content copyright Lightspeed Magazine Science Fiction and Fantasy John Joseph Adams and Stefan Rudnicki (Skyboat Media | Geek's Guide to the Galaxy | Nightmare Magazine) Edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, LIGHTSPEED is a Hugo Award-winning, critically-acclaimed digital magazine. In its pages, you'll find science fiction from near-future stories and sociological SF to far-future, star-spanning SF. Plus there's fantasy from epic sword-and-sorcery and contemporary urban tales to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folk tales. Each month, LIGHTSPEED brings you a mix of originals and reprints featuring a variety of authors, from the bestsellers and award-winners you already know to the best now voices you haven't heard yet. When you read LIGHTSPEED, you'll see where science fiction and fantasy have come from, where they are now, and where they're going. The LIGHTSPEED podcast, produced by Grammy Award-winning narrator and producer Stefan Rudnicki of Skyboat Media, is presented four times a month, featuring original audio fiction and classic reprints. Edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, LIGHTSPEED is a Hugo Award-winning, critically-acclaimed digital magazine. In its pages, you'll find science fiction from near-future stories and sociological SF to far-future, star-spanning SF. Plus there's fantasy from epic sword-and-sorcery and contemporary urban tales to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folk tales. Each month, LIGHTSPEED brings you a mix of originals and reprints featuring a variety of authors, from the bestsellers and award-winners you already know to the best now voices you haven't heard yet. When you read LIGHTSPEED, you'll see where science fiction and fantasy have come from, where they are now, and where they're going. The LIGHTSPEED podcast, produced by Grammy Award-winning narrator and producer Stefan Rudnicki of Skyboat Media, is presented four times a month, featuring original audio fiction and classic reprints. John Joseph Adams johnjosephadams@gmail.com Tue, 03 May 2016 22:49:17 +0000 http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=16790 An Owomoyela | Three Points Masculine John Joseph Adams Science Fiction he was looking to get roughed up, and it was my job to oblige. | Copyright 2016 by An Owomoyela. Narrated by Andrea Thompson.]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 10:01:51 +0000 39:21 SF, An Owomoyela he was looking to get roughed up, and it was my job to oblige. | Copyright 2016 by An Owomoyela. Narrated by Andrea Thompson.]]> http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=16572 Matthew Bailey | The Birth Will Take Place on a Mutually Acceptable Research Vessel John Joseph Adams Science Fiction feels like you’re being honored and feted instead of herded and controlled. Mr. Kagawa, courteous and diplomatic by profession, does his best to make it all seem like a request. | Copyright 2016 by Matthew Bailey. Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki.]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 10:01:03 +0000 39:27 SF, Matthew Bailey feels like you’re being honored and feted instead of herded and controlled. Mr. Kagawa, courteous and diplomatic by profession, does his best to make it all seem like a request. | Copyright 2016 by Matthew Bailey. Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki.]]> http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=16579 Rudy Rucker | The Knobby Giraffe John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:02:28 +0000 26:43 Fantasy, Rudy Rucker http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=16570 Carrie Vaughn | Origin Story John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 12 Apr 2016 10:01:59 +0000 33:12 SF, Carrie Vaughn http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=16577 Nghi Vo | Dragon Brides John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 05 Apr 2016 10:02:25 +0000 25:30 Fantasy, Nghi Vo http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=16392 Marie Vibbert | Michael Doesn’t Hate His Mother John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 22 Mar 2016 10:02:23 +0000 30:02 Fantasy, Marie Vibbert http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=16379 Craig DeLancey | RedKing John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 15 Mar 2016 10:01:40 +0000 44:16 SF, Craig DeLancey http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=16404 Rich Larson | Sparks Fly John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 08 Mar 2016 11:02:42 +0000 25:07 SF, Rich Larson http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=16377 Caroline M. Yoachim | Welcome to the Medical Clinic at the Interplanetary Relay Station | Hours Since the Last Patient Death: 0 John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 01 Mar 2016 11:01:52 +0000 17:59 SF, Caroline M. Yoachim http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=16213 Karin Tidbeck | Starfish John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 23 Feb 2016 11:02:38 +0000 21:15 Fantasy, Karin Tidbeck http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=16203 Sarah Pinsker | Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 16 Feb 2016 11:01:44 +0000 1:05:58 SF, Sarah Pinsker http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=16211 Jeremiah Tolbert | Not by Wardrobe, Tornado, or Looking Glass John Joseph Adams Fantasy finally it? | Copyright 2016 by Jeremiah Tolbert. Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki.]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:02:35 +0000 38:17 Fantasy, Jeremiah Tolbert finally it? | Copyright 2016 by Jeremiah Tolbert. Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki.]]> http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=16201 Rachael K. Jones | Charlotte Incorporated John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Incorporated Incorporated, Modern Anatomy, and Shoulders, Knees, & Toes. She weighs the merits of femur length and belly fat, redundant kidneys, attached earlobes, and pronated feet. Most people buy pre-configured corpi with symmetrical faces and standard organ kits, but she wants a custom build. Something completely unique. | 2016 by Rachael K. Jones. Narrated by Karyn O'Bryant.]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:01:43 +0000 31:22 SF, Rachael K. Jones Incorporated Incorporated, Modern Anatomy, and Shoulders, Knees, & Toes. She weighs the merits of femur length and belly fat, redundant kidneys, attached earlobes, and pronated feet. Most people buy pre-configured corpi with symmetrical faces and standard organ kits, but she wants a custom build. Something completely unique. | 2016 by Rachael K. Jones. Narrated by Karyn O'Bryant.]]> http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15949 Keith Brooke | Beyond the Heliopause John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 26 Jan 2016 11:01:42 +0000 46:10 SF, Keith Brooke and Eric Brown http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15946 Kat Howard | Maiden, Hunter, Beast John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 19 Jan 2016 11:02:39 +0000 20:37 Fantasy, Kat Howard http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15951 JY Yang | Secondhand Bodies John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 12 Jan 2016 11:01:43 +0000 55:40 SF, JY Yang http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15948 Will McIntosh | The Savannah Liars Tour John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 05 Jan 2016 11:02:40 +0000 30:21 Fantasy, Will McIntosh http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15791 Jay Lake | Ex Libris Noctis John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 22 Dec 2015 11:02:31 +0000 57:48 Fantasy, Jay Lake http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15780 Aidan Doyle | Beneath the Silent Stars John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:01:31 +0000 28:53 SF, Aidan Doyle http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15793 Rachel Swirsky | Tea Time John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 08 Dec 2015 11:02:20 +0000 37:05 Fantasy, Rachel Swirsky http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15782 A. Merc Rustad | Tomorrow When We See the Sun John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:01:32 +0000 57:38 SF, A. Merc Rustad http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15572 Kameron Hurley | The Light Brigade John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:01:54 +0000 34:23 SF, Kameron Hurley http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15575 Toh EnJoe | Printable John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:02:57 +0000 30:54 Fantasy, Toh EnJoe http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15574 Helena Bell | When We Were Giants John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 10 Nov 2015 11:02:56 +0000 24:25 Fantasy, Helena Bell http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15520 Rahul Kanakia | Here is My Thinking on a Situation That Affects Us All John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 03 Nov 2015 11:01:45 +0000 18:43 SF, Rahul Kanakia http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15447 Nike Sulway | The Karen Joy Fowler Book Club John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:03:36 +0000 56:21 Fantasy, Nike Sulway http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15430 Gregory Benford | Time Shards John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 20 Oct 2015 10:01:53 +0000 23:44 SF, Gregory Benford http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15441 Kevin Brockmeier | The Invention of Separate People John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:03:11 +0000 22:02 Fantasy, Kevin Brockmeier http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15424 Maria Dahvana Headley | Solder and Seam John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:01:42 +0000 32:39 SF, Maria Dahvana Headley http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=15272 Heather Lindsley | Werewolf Loves Mermaid John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:03:29 +0000 26:33 Fantasy, Heather Lindsley http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=12999 Sam J. Miller - We Are the Cloud John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:01:19 +0000 54:27 SF, Sam J. Miller http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=12705 Theodora Goss - Cimmeria: From the Journal of Imaginary Anthropology John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 08 Jul 2014 10:01:17 +0000 47:01 Fantasy, Theodora Goss http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=12250 James Tiptree, Jr. - Love Is the Plan the Plan Is Death John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 10 Jun 2014 10:01:07 +0000 1:00:32 SF, James Tiptree Jr. http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=12238 Seanan McGuire - Each to Each John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 03 Jun 2014 10:03:31 +0000 54:05 SF, Seanan McGuire http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=11957 Rajan Khanna - Second Hand John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 13 May 2014 10:03:45 +0000 50:36 Fantasy, Rajan Khanna http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=11736 Thomas Olde Heuvelt - The Day the World Turned Upside Down John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 29 Apr 2014 10:03:18 +0000 1:08:28 Fantasy, Thomas Olde Heuvelt http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=11392 Sofia Samatar - How to Get Back to the Forest John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:01:49 +0000 43:58 SF, Sofia Samatar http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=10873 Adam-Troy Castro - The Thing About Shapes to Come John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:03:02 +0000 47:00 Fantasy, Adam-Troy Castro http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=10880 Jeremiah Tolbert - In the Dying Light, We Saw a Shape John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 07 Jan 2014 11:01:29 +0000 45:13 SF, Jeremiah Tolbert http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=10578 Hao Jingfang - Invisible Planets John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 03 Dec 2013 11:01:49 +0000 45:28 SF, Hao Jingfang http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=10129 Charlie Jane Anders - The Master Conjurer John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 15 Oct 2013 10:02:24 +0000 39:59 Fantasy, Charlie Jane Anders http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=9980 Seanan McGuire - Homecoming John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 10 Sep 2013 10:03:14 +0000 36:14 Fantasy, Seanan McGuire http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=9981 Gene Wolfe - Suzanne Delage John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 03 Sep 2013 10:03:19 +0000 17:25 fantasy, Gene Wolfe http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=9766 Ken Liu - The Litigation Master and the Monkey King John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 13 Aug 2013 10:01:41 +0000 53:24 Fantasy, Ken Liu http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=9356 Sylvia Spruck Wrigley - Alive, Alive Oh John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 25 Jun 2013 10:03:13 +0000 25:29 SF, Sylvia Spruck Wrigley http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=9200 Holly Black - The Aarne-Thompson Classification Revue John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 21 May 2013 10:03:29 +0000 30:01 fantasy, Holly Black http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=9202 Maria Dahvana Headley - The Traditional John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 07 May 2013 10:01:35 +0000 34:16 SF, Maria Dahvana Headley http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=8976 Hugh Howey - Deep Blood Kettle John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 23 Apr 2013 10:03:20 +0000 18:00 SF, Hugh Howey http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=7708 Matthew Kressel - The Sounds of Old Earth John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 01 Jan 2013 11:03:30 +0000 38:11 SF, Matthew Kressel http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=7448 Sarah Langan - Family Teeth (Part 6): St. Polycarp’s Home For Happy Wanderers John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 25 Dec 2012 11:01:07 +0000 40:55 Fantasy, Sarah Langan http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=6730 Harry Harrison - The Streets of Ashkelon John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 11 Sep 2012 10:01:22 +0000 49:03 Science Fiction, Harry Harrison http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=6561 Ken Liu - The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 07 Aug 2012 10:03:40 +0000 21:38 Ken Liu, Science Fiction http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=6311 Maria Dahvana Headley - Give Her Honey When You Hear Her Scream John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 24 Jul 2012 10:03:59 +0000 42:24 Fantasy, Maria Dahvana Headley http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=6310 Peter S. Beagle - Gordon, the Self-made Cat John Joseph Adams Fantasy Tue, 17 Jul 2012 10:03:56 +0000 26:24 Fantasy, Peter S. Beagle http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=6111 George R.R. Martin - The Way of Cross and Dragon John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 26 Jun 2012 10:03:39 +0000 52:02 George R. R. Martin, Science Fiction http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=5589 Kim Stanley Robinson - Our Town John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 24 Apr 2012 10:03:34 +0000 23:12 Science Fiction, Kim Stanley Robinson http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=5006 Gregory Benford - Dark Sanctuary John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Mon, 13 Feb 2012 11:03:53 +0000 33:00 Science Fiction, Gregory Benford http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=3418 Adam-Troy Castro - Her Husband’s Hands John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 04 Oct 2011 10:01:22 +0000 39:38 Science Fiction, Adam-Troy Castro http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=3158 Genevieve Valentine - The Nearest Thing John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 16 Aug 2011 10:01:45 +0000 52:49 Science Fiction, Genevieve Valentine http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=3009 Jake Kerr - The Old Equations John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 12 Jul 2011 10:01:51 +0000 1:07:12 Science Fiction, Jake Kerr http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=2781 Nancy Kress - Eliot Wrote John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 17 May 2011 10:01:39 +0000 33:15 SF, Nancy Kress http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=2662 Anne McCaffrey - Velvet Fields John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 26 Apr 2011 10:01:38 +0000 26:47 SF, Anne McCaffrey http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=2624 Tom Crosshill - Mama, We are Zhenya, Your Son John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 19 Apr 2011 10:01:11 +0000 24:22 minutes http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=2293 Maggie Clark - Saying the Names John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 01 Mar 2011 08:01:52 +0000 34:27 http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=1836 Ursula K. Le Guin - The Silence of the Asonu John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 28 Dec 2010 11:01:21 +0000 20:08 SF, Ursula K. Le Guin http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=1411 Charles Yu - Standard Loneliness Package John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 02 Nov 2010 10:00:22 +0000 52 SF, Charles Yu http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=1141 Joe R. Lansdale - Tight Little Stitches in a Dead Man’s Back John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 12 Oct 2010 10:00:06 +0000 44:00 SF, Joe R. Lansdale http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=1001 Yoon Ha Lee - Flower, Mercy, Needle, Chain John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 07 Sep 2010 10:01:20 +0000 24 minutes http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=956 Joe Haldeman - More Than the Sum of His Parts John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 24 Aug 2010 07:01:24 +0000 49:00 SF, Joe Haldeman http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=940 Adam-Troy Castro - Arvies John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 17 Aug 2010 04:01:29 +0000 34 minutes http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=891 Catherynne M. Valente - How to Become a Mars Overlord John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 03 Aug 2010 07:01:09 +0000 32:00 SF, Catherynne M. Valente http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/?p=557 Carrie Vaughn - Amaryllis John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 22 Jun 2010 10:00:39 +0000 41:00 SF, Carrie Vaughn http://lightspeedmagazine.com/wp/?p=72 Vylar Kaftan - I’m Alive, I Love You, I’ll See You in Reno John Joseph Adams Science Fiction Tue, 01 Jun 2010 07:02:50 +0000 17 minutes