Podcasts

We're delighted to bring you Asimov's Podcasts for your listening pleasure. Enjoy your favorite stories narrated by a pantheon of up-and-coming Asimov's authors and editors.

 

rss-iconSelfless
by James Patrick Kelly
Narrated by: James Patrick Kelly

Joseph Jirasek doesn't exist. Not since he was a boy and was taken from himself. Now he struggles to hold the personalities within him that are vying for dominance in check while keeping his family safe. At all costs, the Hunter must not come out.... Hear author James Patrick Kelly read his own superb and tense tale "Selfless" from our November/December 2019 issue.
 

rss-iconAll in Green Went My Love Riding
by Megan Arkenberg
Narrated by: Danielle Daly

Enjoy Danielle Daly's beautiful read of Megan Arkenberg's enchanting thriller, "All in Green Went My Love Riding," where we discover some very unique young girls, a tragic mystery, and the danger of being different. 
 

rss-iconThe Ocean Between the Leaves
by Ray Nayler
Narrated by: Ray Nayler

Our newest podcast showcases author Ray Nayler’s lyrical tale of social, economic, and medical injustice in a distant future and the impact of yet-to-come technology in navigating these. Nayler weaves an intricate mystery that will pull you in and keep you guessing to the last. Please enjoy “The Ocean Between the Leaves” read and written by Ray Nayler.
 

rss-iconSacrificial Iron
by Ted Kosmatka
Narrated by: R. J. Carey

In Ted Kosmatka's "Sacrificial Iron," all of Earth looks on as two astronauts clash during their life-spanning mission. Please enjoy this tale about the human psyche as it is tested by the vast vacuum of space. "Sacrificial Iron” is read by R.J. Carey and written by Ted Kosmatka.
 

rss-iconAsimov's Poetry Podcast for National Poetry Month 2019
Enjoy a curated selection of poems from recent Asimov's issues including: "Wobble" read & written by Richard Schiffman, "Room with a View" written by G.O. Clark & read by R.J. Carey, "First Contact" read & written by Stuart Greenhouse, "Crane Wife" written by Jane Yolen & read by Jackie Sherbow, "Synesthesia," read & written by Bruce Boston, "Almost Certainly a Time Traveler," read & written by Jarod K. Anderson, "Black Box Sonnet #13,041" written by Garrison Kammer & read by John E. Allis, "Leaving" read & written by Bruce McAllister, "This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things" written by Suzanne Palmer & read by Sheila Williams, "Terra Incognita," written by Fred D. White & read by Trevor Quachri, and "Avocation" read & written by F. J. Bergmann.
 

rss-iconTourists
by Rammel Chan
Narrated by: Rammel Chan

In Rammel Chan’s “Tourists,” we meet some unusual travelers who follow strict rules for their sojourns. We learn, along with our protagonist, the risks and rewards of this nomadic lifestyle, and the loneliness and joy of exploration innate to it.
 

rss-iconThe Gorgon
by Jay O'Connell


In Jay O’Connell’s “The Gorgon,” a job-obsessed businessman accidentally wanders into an online realm of horror and intrigue. Enjoy this tale from our January/February 2019 issue, narrated and written by Jay O’Connell.


rss-iconRules of Biology
by Dale Bailey
Narrated by: Dale Bailey, edited & introduced by Deanna McLafferty.

Esterman faces the challenges of fatherhood as we discover the alternate and unusual "Rules of Biology" at play in this new tale written and read by Dale Bailey. Edited and introduced by Deanna McLafferty. 
 

rss-iconRiverboats, Robots, and Ransom in the Regular Way
by Pete Wood
Narrated by: Seth Blum, Rebecca Blum, and Lucinda Gainey.

Maggie's boring work retreat turns around when pirates board their vessel. This may not be the most ideal form of entertainment, but it is sure to make things interesting! Story by Peter Wood, read by Seth Blum, Rebecca Blum, and Lucinda Gainey.
 

rss-iconIn Event of Moon Disaster
by Rich Larson
Narrated by: R.J. Carey

In Rich Larson’s chilling new tale—pulled from the pages of our current March/April 2018 issue on sale now—a routine mission goes deeply wrong “In Event of Moon Disaster.” Join Sol in facing this impossible mystery.
 

rss-iconOur Lady of the Open Road
by Sarah Pinsker
Narrated by: Sarah Pinsker

A good tour van is the glue that holds a band together. In "Our Lady of the Open Road" Sarah Pinsker takes a look at one band's journey through a near future where music fans seem more interested in holographic concerts than the real deal. Join our protagonists as they struggle to make ends meet gig to gig, all while keeping their beloved wheels running.
 

rss-iconTo Live and Die in Gibbontown
by Derek Künsken
Narrated by: Derek Künsken

Derek Künsken's "To Live and Die in Gibbontown" is a tongue-in-cheek satire listeners are sure to enjoy: Follow our macaque protagonist as he races to complete a tricky assassination, or else will face deportation from Gibbontown.
 

rss-iconBloom
by Gregory Norman Bossert
Narrated by: Gregory Norman Bossert

In the thrillingly tense "Bloom," Gregory Norman Bossert takes us to an alien world where the study of the indigenous lifeforms must be done with extreme caution. See if you can unravel the mystery behind these "blooms" in a story where survival is on the line.
 

rss-iconPearl Rehabilitative Colony for Ungrateful Daughters, Part 1
by Henry Lien
Narrated by: Henry Lien

In “Pearl Rehabilitative Colony for Ungrateful Daughters” Henry Lien brings us into the irreverent and complex mind of the teenage girl. But these girls are dangerous—and dangerously competitive when it comes to the ancient and celebrated Kung-Fu art of Wu-Liu. Get caught up in the drama and politics of the rehabilitative colony in this podcast, aired in two parts.
 

rss-iconPearl Rehabilitative Colony for Ungrateful Daughters, Part 2
by Henry Lien
Narrated by: Henry Lien

In “Pearl Rehabilitative Colony for Ungrateful Daughters” Henry Lien brings us into the irreverent and complex mind of the teenage girl. But these girls are dangerous—and dangerously competitive when it comes to the ancient and celebrated Kung-Fu art of Wu-Liu. Get caught up in the drama and politics of the rehabilitative colony in this podcast (the second of two parts).
 

rss-iconWhat Changes You, What Takes You Away
by Dominica Phetteplace
Narrated by: Emily Hockaday

In the face of a mystery, it often takes the unlikely but extraordinary individual to get to the bottom of what’s really going on. Listen to the immersive, touching, and playful “What Changes You, What Takes You Away” for a glimpse from just such a perspective.

 

rss-iconThe Ladies' Aquatic Gardening Society
by Henry Lien
Narrated by: Henry Lien

Boredom and a keen thirst for one-upsmanship are a destructive combination in Henry Lien's "The Ladies' Aquatic Gardening Society." Join us in this farcical alternate-history where Newport society women with outrageous competitive streaks grapple for power with their wits and their gardening prowess—no matter the consequences.

rss-iconRules of Biology
by Dale Bailey
Narrated by: Dale Bailey, edited & introduced by Deanna McLafferty.

Esterman faces the challenges of fatherhood as we discover the alternate and unusual "Rules of Biology" at play in this new tale written and read by Dale Bailey. Edited and introduced by Deanna McLafferty.