[New Podcast] Ana’s Asteroid by Megan Hutchins, narrated by Alethea Kontis

For you Audiophiles: This week’s episode of Cast of Wonders (Young Adult Fiction Podcast) is now live! Episode 301: “Ana’s Asteroid” by Megan Hutchins, narrated by Alethea Kontis ************************* Want to hear more stories narrated by Alethea? Check out this list! Support Alethea Kontis on Patreon–even a $1 pledge gets you access to exclusive content! https://www.patreon.com/princessalethea

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Alethea Narrates: My Generations Shall Praise (Escape Pod 616)

Samantha Henderson’s “My Generations Shall Praise” was first published in Interzone, November 2016, and reprinted in The Year’s Best Science Fiction 34, edited by Gardner Dozois. I think maybe the editors were worried I wouldn’t want to do this performance–it’s a dark one. The MC is a baby-killing sociopath on death row, about to have her brain erased and…

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Fairy Tale Podcast

Yesterday, I posted about how I am now eligible for this year’s Parsec Awards because I have been narrating stories for Cast of Wonders and Pseudopod. Um…HELLO…I ALSO NARRATE PODCASTS OF MY OWN HERE ON THIS WEBSITE. *sigh* Sometimes The Brain, she no work. The podcasts I post here (also available via iTunes) are called “Princess Alethea’s Fairy Tale…

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2014 Parsec Awards

Hey guys! The Parsec Awards are kind of new to me. Now that I’ve been doing more on the narration front, I’m eligible! How exciting! This year’s eligibility window is May 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014. The stories I have narrated are: “The Monster & Mrs. Blake” (written and narrated by Alethea Kontis): http://www.castofwonders.org/2013/09/episode-97-the-monster-mrs-blake-by-alethea-kontis/ “Ieia” (by SJ Bickley):…

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Princess Alethea’s Fairy Tale Theatre: Episode 24

Episode 24: “The Companionship of the Cat and The Mouse”   A fairy tale in which…well…cats will be cats and mice will be mice, and that’s just the way of the world. Check out Princess Alethea’s Rant about this fairy tale HERE.

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Funky Werepig Slumber Party Rebroadcast

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone in the US! In honor of these last few days of HERO being TMV Cafe’s BOOK OF THE MONTH, The Funky Werepig is rebroadcasting our infamous Princess Alethea Slumber Party Interview tomorrow night at 9pm! Set your watch/phone/timer/TARDIS…and if you missed it the first time, be sure to tune in! (CLICK HERE TO BOOKMARK THE LINK)…

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“Black Hole Sun” on Cast of Wonders

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Kelli Owen and I wrote an epistolary story about two teens–best friends with complications–at the end of the world. A teen-angsty-apocalyptic-sci-fi…sort of. But I will tell you this — it makes a REALLY FUN podcast. Thank you Cast of Wonders! The story is narrated by Graeme Dunlop and Michelle…

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“The Monster & Mrs. Blake” on Cast of Wonders

Hello, world! I’m back in town (for a little bit) and feeling better (finally!), so now I’m catching up on all the fun news. SO MANY AMAZING THINGS HAVE HAPPENED THIS MONTH! Worry not, I’ve been calling Mom and telling her in person for most of this, as I do when I’m not able to blog every day…or when…

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Friday Bonus!

Happy Friday, everyone! A special bonus for you folks today (and for Mom, in case she doesn’t see this until Saturday) — I have been asked to do some narration for Cast of Wonders! So, from time to time, you’ll be able to pop on and hear me read a fabulous young adult fantasy story handpicked by some very…

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The Publicity Machine Rolls On

Those following on Facebook (and sometimes Twitter) know that right now publicity for the paperback of Enchanted is the LAST thing on my mind right now, as my niece undergoes a very dangerous heart surgery up in Burlington, VT. But, as my very wise and significantly more published friends have reminded me, the publishing machine does not stop for…

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