From Modern Mythcraft to Magical Surrealism

Podcast: Fantasy Magazine‘s Micro-Fiction Contest Winners, Read by Maguerite Croft (Podcastle)


 Listen to Maguerite Croft (Podcastle) read Fantasy Magazine’s Micro-Fiction Contest Winners  


 

 Photograph by Kelly Stiles

 

Night Comes Softly

by Kelly Stiles

Night comes softly, and the crickets chirp their spell-binding lullaby. In a small thicket the nymph lulls to trance-like slumber . . . 


 

From the Spirit Photographs of William Hope (1863-1933)
From the collection of the National Media Museum, Creative Commons
 

The Ghost of Henry’s Past

by Caren Gussoff

My mother told me love is a fight, that’s why the heart is shaped like a fist, that’s why they say it’s beating . . .  


 

 Image copyright Wade Bowen, 2006
  

A Little Part of Me Dies

by Lane Bowen

“Run,” I tell my diminutive shadow, “before the Chicken-Crow of Ammon-Tok can pierce us with his quills.”

Readings by Maguerite Croft, courtesy of Podcastle, the world’s first fantasy audio magazine. Each week Podcastle brings its readers short stories from across the spectrum of fantasy from leading authors and new discoveries. Like our sister podcasts, Escape Pod and Pseudopod, PodCastle is entirely free to listen and share.

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