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LeVar Burton Reads

LeVar Burton Reads

Podcast LeVar Burton Reads
Podcast LeVar Burton Reads

LeVar Burton Reads

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If you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...
If you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...

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  • "On the Lonely Shore" by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
    A young woman is hired to look after an ailing man who's been ostracized by his family and sent to live in an old house by the sea. Find more from Silvia Moreno-Garcia at silviamoreno-garcia.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
    9/7/2021
    39:05
  • "Tía Abuela's Face, Ten Ways" by Lisa M. Bradley
    An anthropologist copes with the passing of her beloved tía abuela, experimenting with her own method of honoring her. This story was first published in SPECULATIVE FICTION FOR DREAMERS.   Content advisory: Death, surgery See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
    8/31/2021
    34:49
  • "Shock of Birth" by Cadwell Turnbull
    A man questions his current existence -- and the life he remembers from before. Originally published in Asimov's Science Fiction, and reprinted in Lightspeed. Content advisory: mention of mental illness Only a few more days to enter the LeVar Burton Reads Writing Contest! Check out www.levarburtonpodcast.com/contest for details. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
    8/24/2021
    39:03
  • "Words We Say Instead" by Brit E. B. Hvide
    A veteran pilot revisits memories, and searches for remnants of her old experimental smartship.   Content advisory: War Submissions are now open for the LeVar Burton Reads Writing Contest! Check out www.levarburtonpodcast.com/contest for details. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
    8/17/2021
    49:39
  • "The Years of My Birth" by Louise Erdrich
    A woman recounts the story of her birth as a surprise twin and adoption by a Native American couple, and questions the strange presence she has felt with her since childhood.   Louise Erdrich's novel THE SENTENCE will be published by Harper on November 9th. Content advisory: Adoption, medical issues, ableist language Submissions are now open for the LeVar Burton Reads Writing Contest! Check out www.levarburtonpodcast.com/contest for details. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
    8/10/2021
    46:01

About LeVar Burton Reads

The best short fiction, handpicked by the world’s greatest storyteller. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Roots, 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 Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...

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