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StarShipSofa

StarShipSofa

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Climb aboard the Hugo Award-winning StarShipSofa, and let intrepid Captain Tony C. Smith take you on a voyage of wonder! This vessel's cargo hold is filled with the latest &amp;amp; greatest in science fiction short stories, and her engine is fuelled by the finest narrators in all of known space. <br /> <br /> Podcasting the finest in genre fiction, interviews and fact articles, StarShipSofa has been the mighty flagship of the District of Wonders podcast network since 2006. Over the years, StarShipSofa has grown to feature many of the best in the field, including stories from the most well-known authors of the past and present, as well as the finest up-and-coming talent breaking onto the scene today. <br /> <br /> Like all shows in the District of Wonders, StarShipSofa is supported by a welcoming community of dedicated fans and contributors. Subscribe to this podcast today and begin your journey through time, space, and beyond. <br /> <br /> Everyone has a story in the District of Wonders. Come and find yours. <br /> <br /> Winner: Hugo Award for Best Fanzine, 2010<br /> <br /> Nominee: Parsec Awards, 2007

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StarShipSofa No 450 Effie Sieberg and Rachelle Harp

August 31st, 2016

Episode 505 of 517 episodes

Main Fiction: "Rocket Surgery" by Effie Sieberg Originally appeared in Analog Effie Seiberg is a fantasy and science fiction writer. Her stories can be found in the "Women Destroy Science Fiction!" special edition of Lightspeed Magazine, Galaxy's Edge, Analog, and PodCastle, amongst others. She is a graduate of Taos Toolbox 2013, a member of Codex, and a reader at Tor.com. Effie lives in San Francisco, recently and upcoming (but not presently) near a giant sculpture of a pink bunny head with a skull in its mouth. She likes to make sculpted cakes and bad puns. Find her online at effieseiberg.com and on Twitter @effies. Narrated by: Stephanie Morris Stephanie is a professional fangirl by day and your friendly, neighborhood, not-quite-a-librarian staffing the circulation desk by night. She has narrated short stories for PseudoPod, PodCastle, EscapePod, and Cast of Wonders, guest-blogged on subjects ranging from new books to zombie turkeys, and performed Shakespeare in a handful of weird churches. Until she suppresses her inner perfectionist enough to create a website, you can find her on Twitter at @smaliamorris. Short Fiction: "On Trial" By Rachelle Harp Originally appeared in Havok 2 Last year, I was a Writers of the Future Contest Finalist and two-time Silver Honorable Mention winner. I’m a Zebulon Contest Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Novel winner for the Pikes Peak Writers and a novelrocket.com Launch Pad Novel Contest grand prize winner as well. My stories have been published in Havok Magazine and Chicken Soup for the Soul. Narrated by: Setsu Uzume Setsu spent her formative years in and out of dojos. She also trained in a monastery in rural China, studying Daoism and swordplay. She is a member of Codex and SFWA. While she has dabbled in many arts, only writing and martial arts seem to have stuck. Find her on Twitter @KatanaPen Fact: Science New by J J Campanella

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