Main Fiction: “Zest for Life” by N R M Roshak.
This story was first published in Future Science Fiction Digest, March 2019.
N. R. M. Roshak is an award-winning Canadian writer whose work includes short fiction, kidlit, nonfiction and translation. Her short fiction has appeared in Flash Fiction Online, On Spec, Daily Science Fiction, Future Science Fiction Digest, and elsewhere, and was awarded a quarterly Writers of the Future prize. She studied philosophy and mathematics; has written code and wrangled databases for dot-coms, Harvard, and a Fortune 500 company; and has blogged for a Fortune 500 company and written over a hundred technical articles. You can find more of her work at http://nrmroshak.com.
Narrated by T F Ahmad.
TF Ahmad is a writer and narrator from Chicago. His fiction has been published in Dark Futures and SOILED Magazine. His nonfiction has been published in the Chicago Monitor and Architizer.com. He’s narrated stories on Tales to Terrify & he podcasts his own fiction on The Night Bulletin podcast, which you can find on your favorite podcast app. He can be hired for voiceover work at fiverr.com/tf_ahmad.