Friday, October 1, 2010

Episode 4: THE BRIDGE (Abridged Version) by Yvette Tan

This month’s story is Yvette Tan’s The Bridge, narrated by the inimitable Nikki Alfar .The story first saw print in Story Philippines (2009) and was later anthologized in A Time for Dragons (Anvil, 2009). It also appeared in Waking the Dead (Anvil 2009), Yvette’s own collection of stories. “The Bridge” also won a prize in the 2nd Philippine/Graphic Fiction Awards sponsored by Fully Booked.

The story has been abridged (with Yvette’s permission, of course) for this podcast. The whole episode is still about 28 minutes long, but I tell you, time’s going to fly by without you noticing it.

Running Time: 28m 39s
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Nikki would also like to remind you of the pending Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 6: Open Call for Stories deadline, which is on November 15, 2010. Go write and submit a great story. Details here.

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