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StarShipSofa No 477 Maria Haskins

 

Week 1 of Translations Special Month! 

This story was originally written in Swedish and has been translated into English.

Main Fiction: “Lost and Found” by Maria Haskins

Maria Haskins is a Swedish-Canadian writer and translator. She writes speculative fiction and poetry, and debuted as a writer in Sweden in the far-off era known as the 1980s. Since 1992 she lives in Canada, and is currently located just outside Vancouver with a husband, two kids, and a very large black dog. Her English-language fiction has appeared in, or will be appearing in, Flash Fiction Online, Gamut, Capricious, R.B. Wood’s Word Count Podcast, and several anthologies including Tales From Alternate Earths (Inklings Press), People Are Strange (Mind’s Eye Series), Waiting For The Machines To Fall Asleep (Affront), and elsewhere. Find her on Twitter: @MariaHaskins.

Narrated by: Andrea Richardson

Andrea Richardson is a British singer and actress. With extensive stage and film performances to her name, she began narration and voiceover work in 2014 but enjoys using her existing skills in a different way. You can find Andrea at www.andrea-richardson.co.uk and https://www.facebook.com/andrearichardsonsinger

Interview: Alex Shvartsman Unidentified Funny Objects 6

 

StarShipSofa 435 Axel Taiari, Wendy Nikel and Steve Humble

Interview: Steve Humble – We really can build a time travelling machine!

Main Fiction: “Beyond the Visible Spectrum” by Axel Taiari

Originally published in Fantasy Scroll Magazine Issue #7

Axel Taiari was born and raised in Paris, France. Publishing credits include Abyss & Apex, Fantasy Scroll, The Big Click, and other magazines and anthologies. He is the co-author of The Soul Standard, to be released by Dzanc Books in 2016. Read more at www.axeltaiari.com

Narrated by: Jonathan Danz

Jonathan Danz exists in a parallel dimension that looks suspiciously like West Virginia. When he’s not trundling over rock and root on his velocipede, he labors to hammer stories out of unruly words. With the help of his wife and daughter, he manages to keep track of his car keys, his priorities, and his mind. Should you find yourself in the dusty corners of cyberspace, you may glimpse Words and Coffee, an occasional repository of his thought-mud found at jonathandanz.com


 

Short Fiction: “The Retirement of Captain Archibald Moore” by Wendy Nikel

Originally published in Welcome to the Future anthology

When Wendy Nikel isn’t traveling in time, exploring magical islands, or investigating mysterious phenomena, she enjoys a quiet life near Utah’s Wasatch Mountains with her husband and sons. She has a degree in elementary education, a fondness for road trips, and a terrible habit of forgetting where she’s left her cup of tea. Her short fiction has been published in AE, Daily Science Fiction, and elsewhere, and she is a member of the SFWA. For more info, visit wendynikel.com.

Narrated by: Mike Boris

Mike is a freelance narrator based out of his basement in the lovely Mid-West of the former American Colonies.  He prefers to read out loud for money, but he likes me enough to throw me a free bone every now and again. He’s got a website: MikeBorisAudio.com, so pop on over…