Escape Pod 772: A Wild Patience (Part 1 of 3)

This week’s EscapePod story is “A Wild Patience” by Gwynne Garfinkle, narrated by Alethea Kontis, hosted by S.B. Divya. (This episode is part 1 of 3.) I had SO MUCH FUN reading this one. (I know I always say that…but it’s always true!) You will never look at your mother the same way again… LISTEN HERE: https://escapepod.org/2021/02/18/escape-pod-772-a-wild-patience-part-1-of-3/ (Click here…

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In Which Alethea Narrates All The Things

Remember how I mentioned that I was in the studio for a week straight recording short stories for folks? Well, they are all live now. Crazy, right?? And ALL of them were insanely fun to read! Instead of sending you to a bunch of different places to go find them all, here are all the links that go straight…

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[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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Part of Your World–Essays, Podcasts, and Awards

The finalists for the 2018 Hugo Awards were recently announced. No surprise, I wasn’t among them. And yet…I kind of was. This year, Neil Clarke–of Clarkesworld Magazine–was shortlisted for Best Editor, Short Form, and Escape Pod finaled under Best Semiprozine. How do I factor into these two things, do you ask? The answer is here, in my latest essay…

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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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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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