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StarShipSofa No 494 Yosef Lindell

Main Fiction: “We Were Once of the Sky” by Yosef Lindell

Originally published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies

Yosef Lindell is a lawyer, writer, and occasional historian. His short fiction has previously appeared in Clarkesworld and Beneath Ceaseless Skies and has been translated into Chinese and Vietnamese.Yosef resides in an unincorporated part of Maryland just outside of Washington, DC with his wife and son. You can find him online at yoseflindell.wordpress.com.

Narrated by: Jeremy Moran

Jeremy Moran is a writer, filmmaker, and actor based in Austin Tx. You can usually catch him doing improv around the city. Check out his writings and films at www.jeremymoran.com. Follow his happenings at @moranicjeremy on Twitter.

StarShipSofa No 493 Tracy Canfield

Main Fiction: “StarShip Down” by Tracy Canfield

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Originally published in Analog

Tracy Canfield is a computational linguist whose short science fiction and fantasy has appeared in Analog, Strange Horizons, and many other magazines and anthologies. CNN called her a “Klingon scholar” when she recorded the Klingon version of the Jenolan Caves’ audio tour.

Narrated by: Samantha Wahlen

Always keeping a clean manicure and a cup of coffee in her hand, Samantha Wahlen is a film writer and editor with numerous passions that most of the time overwhelm her. Get her to brunch with a fat stack of french toast in front of her and she’ll calm down. Currently she lives the dream not in New York or Los Angeles, but in the hot, smoggy county of San Bernardino. She has one husband, two fur babies, and speaks a little French

StarShipSofa No 489 Rachael K. Jones

Main Fiction: “Indigo Blue” by Rachael K. Jones

Originally published in Shimmerr

Rachael K. Jones grew up in various cities across Europe and North America, picked up (and mostly forgot) six languages, and acquired several degrees in the arts and sciences. Now she writes speculative fiction in Athens, Georgia. Contrary to the rumors, she is probably not a secret android. Rachael’s fiction has appeared in dozens of venues, including Lightspeed, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Strange Horizons. Follow her on Twitter @RachaelKJones.

Narrated by: Jen Rhodes

Jen Rhodes is a geeky Texas gal, a ‘voice talent for hire’ and a co-host on the Anomaly podcast. Anomaly is a sci-fi fantasy geek chat show, hosted women, that focuses on everything from literature, films and television shows, to games, conventions, and cosplay. Warning: May cause sudden bouts of “squee”. Broad smiles may form and may become permanent. Anomaly is recommended for geekily active cool chicks with a healthy sense of humor. Geekly active cool dudes are welcome too. You can find Anomaly on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Zune or at AnomalyPodcast.com

Fact: Looking Back at Genre History by Dr Amy H. Sturgis

StarShipSofa No 474 David John Baker and Colin Gibson

KickStarter: Everyone Worlds Without Walls https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1895930248/everyone-worlds-without-walls

Interview: Colin Gibson, Oscar-winning Production Designer on Mad Max: Fury Road with Jeremy Szal

Main Fiction: “Nanoamerica” by David John Baker

Originally published in PS Publishing’s Catastrophia.

David John Baker is a philosophy professor at the University of Michigan, where he studies the conceptual foundations of modern physics.  He has defended the view that space and time are as real as material objects, and that there is no fundamental difference between your left hand and your right hand.  He also teaches a popular course on science fiction and philosophy.  His stories have appeared in Escape Pod, Writers of the Future, and the PS Publishing anthology Catastrophia.  Visit him online at www-personal.umich.edu/~djbaker.

Narrated by: George Hrab

Multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer, composer, and heliocentrist George Hrab has written and produced six independent CDs and a concert DVD; published two books; recorded hundreds of episodes of an award-winning podcast; emceed countless science conferences; been a TEDx speaker; and has even performed for President Clinton. He’s traveled to four continents promoting critical thinking, science, and skepticism through story and song. George is considered one of the preeminent skeptic/science/atheist/geek-culture music icons currently living in his apartment.

Fact: Science News by J J Campanella