The Ray Bradbury Challenge: Day 049

Short story: The Choochoomorphosis by Oliver Buckram, listened to on the Far Fetched Fables podcast, episode 127, from October 2016. Recommended.

Poem: Decoy Gang War Victim by Carmen Giménez Smith, listened to on the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Now podcast from August 2016. Highly Recommended.

Essay: Bird-shaped Pestle, listened to on the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects, from January 2010. Highly Recommended.

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Mary Anne Mohanraj – Communion (2014)

Mary Anne Mohanraj’s short story Communion was first published by Clarkesworld Magazine in 2014 and is available to listen to on their podcast feed, narrated by Kate Baker.

It is the story of a human and alien mourning the loss of someone important to both of them.

Have you read this story? What did you think? Leave comment below or get in touch on Twitter @jlcronshaw.

The Ray Bradbury Challenge: Day 048

Short story: Communion by Mary Anne Mohanraj (2014), listened to on the Clarkesworld Magazine podcast, from June 2014. Highly Recommended.

Poem: Maine Coast by Lillian Yvonne Bertram, listened to on the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Now podcast, from October 2016. Highly Recommended.

Essay: In Defence of Free Speech by Roger Scruton, listened to on the BBC’s A Point of View podcast, from October 2010. Highly Recommended.

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The Ray Bradbury Challenge: Day 047

Short story: Say “Hello” From Me by Frank W. Coggins, listened to through Librivox.

Poem: Old Ironsides by Oliver Wedell Holmes, listened to on the Intro to Poetry podcast.

Essay: Whoop! by Howard Jacobson, listened to on the BBC’s A Point of View podcast, from October 2016. Highly Recommended.

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The Ray Bradbury Challenge: Day 046

Short story: A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift (1729), listened to through Librivox. Highly Recommended.

Poem: Slaves of Hope Live Only for Tomorrow by C. A. Conrad, listened to on the Poetry Now podcast, from May 2015. Highly Recommended.

Essay: Conceal by Aleks Krotoski, listened to on the BBC’s Digital Human podcast, from May 2012. Highly Recommended.

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The Ray Bradbury Challenge: Day 045

Short story: Batman and Robin have an Altercation by Stephen King (2012), listened to on the Selected Shorts podcast. Highly Recommended.

Poem: Midnight Office by Cynthia Cruz, listened to on the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Now podcast, from August 2016. Recommended.

Essay: Partitioned Memories by Anindva Raychaudur, listened to on the BBC’s The Essay podcast, from October 2016. Highly Recommended.

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The Ray Bradbury Challenge: Day 044

Short story: Walls like Skin, Soft as Paper by Adam Callaway (2013), listened to on the Beneath Ceaseless Skies podcast, episode 113. Highly Recommended.

Poem: Idem the Same: A Valentine to Adrian Sherwood by Gertrude Stein, listened to on the Essential American Poets podcast, from January 2012. Highly Recommended.

Essay: Can we Build AI without Losing Control? by Sam Harris, listened to on the TEDTalks podcast, from September 2016. Highly Recommended.

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