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
"Furry Night" by Joan Aiken 2018-02-20
"The Baboon War" by Nnedi Okorafor 2018-02-06
"Mrs. Perez" by Oscar Casares 2018-02-06
"The Truth About Owls" by Amal El-Mohtar 2018-01-23
"Repairing the World" by John Chu 2018-01-16
Bonus Episode: "Goat" by James McBride 2017-10-24
"The Paper Menagerie" by Ken Liu 2017-08-29
"Navigators" by Mike Meginnis 2017-08-22
"1000-Year-Old Ghosts" by Laura Chow Reeve 2017-08-15
Bonus Episode: A Conversation with Lesley Nneka Arimah 2017-08-08
"Graham Greene" by Percival Everett 2017-07-18
"What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky" by Lesley Nneka Arimah 2017-07-11
"Empty Places" Part Two by Richard Parks 2017-07-04
"Empty Places" Part One by Richard Parks 2017-06-27
"The Lighthouse Keeper" by Daisy Johnson 2017-06-20
"Kin" by Bruce McAllister 2017-06-13

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