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
Miniseries Coming November 17 2020-11-10
"Little Man" by Michael Cunningham 2020-10-27
"The Story We Used to Tell" by Shirley Jackson 2020-10-20
"A Good Friday" by Barbara Jenkins 2020-10-13
"Low Energy Economy" by Adrian Tchaikovsky 2020-10-06
"Wherein Abigail Fields Recalls Her First Death and, Subsequently, Her Best Life" by Rebecca Roanhorse 2020-09-29
"Dune Song" by Suyi Davies Okungbowa 2020-09-22
"Madre Nuestra, Que Estás en Maracaibo" by Ana Hurtado 2020-09-15
"Cricket" by Kenneth Yu 2020-09-08
"Room for Rent" by Richie Narvaez 2020-09-01
"The Nine Curves River" by R. F. Kuang 2020-08-25
"Your Rover is Here" by LP Kindred 2020-08-18
"Pockets" by Amal El-Mohtar 2020-08-11
A Conversation with James McBride (and News About Season 7!) 2020-08-04
"The Foster Portfolio" by Kurt Vonnegut 2020-04-14
"Recitatif" by Toni Morrison, Part 2 2020-04-07
"Recitatif" by Toni Morrison, Part 1 2020-03-31
"Let Those Who Would" by Genevieve Valentine 2020-03-24
"A Kiss with Teeth" by Max Gladstone 2020-03-17
"Staying Behind" by Ken Liu 2020-03-10

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