Strange Horizons

Speculative fiction and poetry from award-winning Strange Horizons magazine, updated weekly on Mondays/Tuesdays. Find us online at strangehorizons.com, and on Twitter @strangehorizons.

“Mission: Accomplished” by K. Ceres Wright, Read by Ciro Faienza

October 19th, 2021

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents K. Ceres Wright's “Mission: Accomplished.” You can read the full text of the poem and more about K. here.

”Surat Dari Hantu” by Lisabelle Tay, read by Kat Kourbeti

October 11th, 2021

In this episode of the Strange Horizons fiction podcast, editor Kat Kourbeti presents Lisabelle Tay's "Surat Dari Hantu".

You can read the full story and find more about Lisabelle here.

Content warnings for this story include:

  • Blood
  • Body transformation
  • Child death
  • Death/dying
  • Drug use
  • Murder
  • Needles
  • Spiders/insects
  • Violence/combat

“Insomnia” by Anthony Okpunor, Read by Ciro Faienza

October 6th, 2021

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents Anthony Okpunor's “Insomnia.” You can read the full text of the poem and more about Anthony here.

“Corazón Oculto” by Mary Robles, Read by Ciro Faienza

September 28th, 2021

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents Mary Robles' “Corazón Oculto.” You can read the full text of the poem and more about Mary here.

“The Little Death After the Apocalypse” by Courtney Skaggs, Read by Ciro Faienza

September 21st, 2021

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents Courtney Skaggs' “The Little Death After the Apocalypse.” You can read the full text of the poem and more about Courtney here.

”Motivation Augmentation” by Clara Ward, read by Kat Kourbeti

September 20th, 2021

In this episode of the Strange Horizons fiction podcast, editor Kat Kourbeti presents Clara Ward's "Motivation Augmentation."

You can read the full story, and find more about Clara, on our website.

Content warnings for this story include:

  • Disregard for personal autonomy
  • Body transformation

“The suck-up” by Steve Castro, Read by Ciro Faienza

September 14th, 2021

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents Steve Castro's “The suck-up.” You can read the full text of the poem and more about Steve here.

”All Us Ghosts” by B. Pladek, read by Kat Kourbeti

September 12th, 2021

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Kat Kourbeti presents B. Pladek's "All Us Ghosts". You can read the full story text here, and find more of B. Pladek's work here.

Content warnings for this story include:

  • Disregard for personal autonomy
  • Death/dying
  • Dysphoria
  • Infectious disease

“Funeral for a Star” by Yuna Kang, Read by Yuna Kang

September 7th, 2021

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents Yuna Kang's “Funeral for a Star,” with a reading by the poet. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Yuna here.

The Southeast Asian Poetry Special Issue

September 6th, 2021

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents the poetry of the Southeast Asian Poetry Special Issue.

  • “Firework” by Ian Goh, read by Ian Goh. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Ian here.
  • “空心菜” by Andy Winter, read by Ciro Faienza. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Andy here.
  • “City Lights as Myth” by Yong-Yu Huang, read by Yong-Yu Huang. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Yong-Yu here.
  • “Âu Cơ in the Water Palace” by Sunny Vuong, read by Sunny Vuong. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Sunny here.
  • “All the Army Ghost Stories I Have Heard” by Natalie Wang, read by Natalie Wang. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Natalie here.
  • “Housekeeping Duties” by Mark Dimaisip, read by Mark Dimaisip. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Mark here.
  • “Rites of Becoming a White Lady” by Yvanna Vien Tica, read by Yvanna Vien Tica. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Yvanna here.
  • “Kuala Lumpur Urban Legends” by Jack Kin Lim, read by Jack Kin Lim. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Jack here.
  • “Bunian Laundry” by May Chong, read by May Chong. You can read the full text of the poem and more about May here.
  • “Ode” by P. H. Low, read by P. H. Low. You can read the full text of the poem and more about P. H. here.
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