LIVE! in Toronto: "Four Stations in His Circle" by Austin Clarke
Language Advisory: This story contains adult language. An immigrant from Barbados strives to shake off his past, buy his dream house, and climb the ranks in Toronto. From the collection CHOOSING HIS COFFIN. Recorded live at the Hot Docs Podcast Festival, with musical accompaniment by Dieufaite Charles and conversation with Itah Sadu.
LIVE! in Atlanta: "The Vishakanya's Choice" by Roshani Chokshi
While suffering through a breakup, a woman encounters a strange figure. Recorded live in Austin at the Paramount Theatre, with musical accompaniment by Peter Tran of Curved Light.
LIVE! in Brooklyn: "Playing Nice with God's Bowling Ball" by N.K. Jemisin
In this fantastical police procedural, detectives are perplexed when a young boy confesses to a murder. "Playing Nice with God's Bowling Ball" was originally published in the August 2008 issue of Jim Baen’s Universe . N. K. Jemisin's new collection is HOW LONG 'TIL BLACK FUTURE MONTH? This episode is sponsored by Mythology podcast ( ).