Main Fiction: “Burnover” by K.D. Julicher
This story first appeared in Intergalactic Medicine Show (June 2018).
K.D. Julicher lives in Nevada, where she collaborates with her husband on stories and children. She has a passion for bears, hats, and bug fixes. Her work has appeared in Writers of the Future, Deep Magic, and Intergalactic Medicine Show.
Narrated by R.M. Ambrose
R.M. Ambrose is Assistant Fiction Editor (and sometimes producer and narrator) at StarShipSofa. He attended Taos Toolbox in 2017 and is an Affiliate Member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). Later in 2020 he will re-launch and edit Vital: The Future of Healthcare, an anthology in which science fiction writers tackle the challenges of healthcare issues worldwide (more info at VitalAnthology.com).
In regards to this episode’s story, R.M. notes that new piece of firefighting technology, CalFire’s 747 Supertanker, saved his home from the Palmer Fire of 2017, and when he was growing up, his grandma was a volunteer firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician in Leicester, North Carolina.
He can be reached via @rmambrose on Twitter, and @rmAmbroseFiction on Facebook and Instagram.
Sound effects for this episode were obtained from zapsplat.com.