For those of us dealing with the anxiety of lockdown measures, mrs. scared is a short fiction about an unlikely friendship, and hope for the future.
CREDITS: This episode was produced by Studio Ochenta. Written and performed in English by Elna Schutz. Elna Schütz is an award-winning South African freelance journalist working in radio, podcasting, and writing, across topics such as news, health, and culture. She has created work for publications such as Monocle24, Proof, Daily Maverick, and the Associated Press. She is also the founder of Podmeet, a networking project for podcasters. Special thanks to Marcela Henao and Felipe Useche for performing in the Spanish-language version of this story. The spanish language version of this piece was produced by Maru Lombardo, our 2020 Studio Ochenta Audio Design Fellow.