Main Fiction: “Number 73 Glad Avenue” by Suzanne J. Willis 02:00
“What time does the clock have, Charlie?”
Mary looked left, dark, bobbed hair brushing her shoulders. She heard him mutter then carefully shut the doors, locking the timepieces away, before walking around to face her, his little tin feet clicking softly against the wooden floor.
“12 May 1923. Six pm.”
Suzanne J. Willis is a graduate of Clarion South 2009. Her work has appeared in Luna Station Quarterly, Schlock Magazine, AntipodeanSF, Goldfish Grimm’s Spicy Fiction Sushi, and anthologies by Fablecroft Publishing, Kayelle Press and the Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild. She works full-time and writes in the spaces around it, inspired by fairytales, ghost stories and all things strange. Suzanne lives in Melbourne, Australia, and can be found online at suzannejwillis.webs.com
Interview: Matthew Sanborn Smith 30:00
Narrator: Amy H. Sturgis
Amy is an author, editor, scholar, educator, speaker, and podcaster with specialties in the fields of Science Fiction/Fantasy and Native American Studies. She lives with her husband, Dr. Larry M. Hall, and their best friend, Virginia the Boston terrier, in the foothills of North Carolina.
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I appreciated “Number 73 Glad Avenue” for its setting and situation. It was a kind of weird science tale, about the invention/discovery in process.