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Cast of Wonders is the leading voice in young adult speculative short fiction. Every week we present short stories from some of today’s best genre fiction writers, featuring everything from hard science fiction, to urban fantasy, horror, steampunk, superheroes and more. Our stories are defined by their deep emotional resonance and that critical spark of wonder.

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Cast of Wonders is the leading voice in young adult speculative short fiction. Every week we present short stories from some of today’s best genre fiction writers, featuring everything from hard science fiction, to urban fantasy, horror, steampunk, superheroes and more. Our stories are defined by their deep emotional resonance and that critical spark of wonder.

    Cast of Wonders 448: The Oak Knowers (Staff Picks 2020)

    Cast of Wonders 448: The Oak Knowers (Staff Picks 2020)

    Author : Wesley Jenkins Narrators : Eden Royce, Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali, Cherrae L. Stuart, Dominic Rabrun, Alex Jennings and Moses Utomi Host : Andrew K. Hoe Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Previously published as Cast of Wonders episodes 403 & 404. Content warning for language/profanity. This story contains in-character usage of the […]

    • 54 min
    Cast of Wonders 447: Candy Wrappers (Staff Picks 2020)

    Cast of Wonders 447: Candy Wrappers (Staff Picks 2020)

    Author : Kaitlyn Zivanovich Narrator : Cherrae L. Stuart Host : KB Sluss Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Discuss on Forums First published in Cast of Wonders episode 437 in November 2020 colonialism, death Candy Wrappers by Kaitlyn Zivanovich The island is a circle. A magmic glow radiates from the lips […]

    • 34 min
    Cast of Wonders 446: The Half-Life of a Broken Heart (Staff Picks 2020)

    Cast of Wonders 446: The Half-Life of a Broken Heart (Staff Picks 2020)

    Author : N.R. Lambert Narrator : Caroline Reid Host : Denise Sudell Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Discuss on Forums “The Half-Life of a Broken Heart” by N. R. Lambert previously appeared in Factor Four Magazine, Issue 2 (June 2018), and as Cast of Wonders episode 413 in May 2020 Death […]

    • 16 min
    Cast of Wonders 445: The Pop-up Artisan of Drink Me Café (Staff Picks 2020)

    Cast of Wonders 445: The Pop-up Artisan of Drink Me Café (Staff Picks 2020)

    Author : Marie Croke Narrator : Kitty Sarkozy Host : Alicia Caporaso Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Discuss on Forums Previously published as Cast of Wonders episode 434 The Pop-up Artisan of Drink Me Café by Marie Croke I came to her coffee shop, but never bought anything–things like that the owner’s bound […]

    • 27 min
    Cast of Wonders 444: From the Editorial Page of the Falchester Weekly Review (Staff Picks 2020)

    Cast of Wonders 444: From the Editorial Page of the Falchester Weekly Review (Staff Picks 2020)

    Author : Marie Brennan Narrators : Katherine Inskip, Alasdair Stuart and Jeremy Carter Host : Shawn Proctor Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Discuss on Forums Originally published at Tor.com in April 2016, and as Cast of Wonders Episode 405 From the Editorial Page of the Falchester Weekly Review by Marie Brennan Dear […]

    • 19 min
    Cast of Wonders 443: The Witches of Athens (Staff Picks 2020)

    Cast of Wonders 443: The Witches of Athens (Staff Picks 2020)

    Author : Lara Elena Donnelly Narrator : Nika Harper Host : William Heydt-Minor Audio Producer : Jeremy Carter Artist : Alexis Goble Discuss on Forums This story previously appeared at Strange Horizons, October 7, 2013 and as Cast of Wonders episode 415 in June 2020. The Witches of Athens by Lara Elena Donnelly There are […]

    • 23 min

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