StarShipSofa No 414 Beth Cato, Rachael K. Jones and Seth Shostak

December 9, 2015 by Jeremy Szal

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Main Fiction: A Lonesome Speck of Home by Beth Cato.

Beth Cato is the author of THE CLOCKWORK DAGGER steampunk fantasy series from Harper Voyager. Her short fiction is in InterGalactic Medicine Show, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Daily Science Fiction. She’s a Hanford, California native transplanted to the Arizona desert, where she lives with her husband, son, and requisite cat. Follow her at and on Twitter at @BethCato.

Narrated by: Krista Sorta

Krista is a Nova Scotian living in Melbourne, Australia. She learned to read at the age of three and it took her many years to put the books down and pay a little attention to her fellow humans. She has a degree in journalism, an abiding love for radio and is thrilled to be living in the age of podcasts. She currently works in the fitness industry and can easily be found on facebook.

Main Fiction: “Makeisha in Time” by Rachael K. Jones

Featured in the The Long List Anthology; in cross-production with Skyboat Media.

Rachael K. Jones is a science fiction and fantasy author, and Co-Editor of PodCastle. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Lightspeed, Accessing the Future, Strange Horizons, PodCastle, Escape Pod, the Drabblecast, Intergalactic Medicine Show, Crossed Genres, Daily Science Fiction, and Penumbra. She has a degree in English and is currently pursuing a second degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She lives in Athens, GA with her husband and perpetual alpha reader, Jason. You can follow her on Twitter @RachaelKJones.

Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki

Stefan Rudnicki first became involved with audiobooks in 1994. Now a Grammy-winning audiobook producer, he has worked on more than two thousand audiobooks as a narrator, writer, producer, or director. He has narrated more than three hundred audiobooks. A recipient of multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards, he was presented the coveted Audie Award for solo narration in 2005, 2007, and 2014 and was named one of AudioFile’s Golden Voices in 2012.


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