The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting and presented in 3D immersive audio. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Stephen King, Toni Morrison, Nnedi Okorafor, Kurt Vonnegut, Ken Liu and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath... Our immersive audio is best with headphones! If you'd prefer to listen without immersive audio, visit


Title Date published
"Folk Hero Motifs in Tales Told by the Dead" by KT Bryski 2024-02-27
"The Destroyer" by Tara Isabella Burton 2024-02-20
Watch Out, Lucky Season 13 is Coming! 2024-02-13
Atlas Obscura presents: Mafra Palace Library Bats 2024-02-06
A 99% Invisible / LeVar Burton Crossover! 2023-12-19
"Waystation City" by A.T. Greenblatt 2023-12-12
"Three Roses" by Karmen Špiljak 2023-12-05
"The Pilgrim and the Angel" by E. Lily Yu 2023-11-28
Immersive Remix: "The Takeback Tango" by Rebecca Roanhorse 2023-11-21
Sound Detectives! Episode 2 2023-11-20
"Galaxy Girl and the November Monstrosity" by Aleksandra Hill 2023-11-14
Introducing: Sound Detectives! 2023-11-13
"The Many Taste Grooves of the Chang Family" by Allison King 2023-11-07
"Sin Eater" by Ian R. MacLeod 2023-10-31
"Those Fantastic Lives" by Bradley Sides 2023-10-24
"The Clockmaker and His Daughter" by Tobi Ogundiran 2023-10-17
"The Court Magician" by Sarah Pinsker 2023-10-10
"Dragonflies" by Shannon Sanders 2023-10-03
"Mr. McCaslin" by Peter S. Beagle 2023-09-26
"The Tin Man" by Lilliam Rivera 2023-09-19

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