Episode 95: You Bet by Alex Shvartsman

Narrated by John Meagher

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Show Notes

Your story this week is You Bet, by Alex Shvartsman. Alex has been with us before in Episode 75, The Field Trip.

Alex is a writer, anthologist, translator, and game designer from Brooklyn, NY. His short stories have appeared in The Journal of Nature, InterGalactic Medicine Show, Daily Science Fiction, Galaxy’s Edge, and a variety of other magazines and anthologies. Keep track of him through his website and Twitter.

Alex is editor of the upcoming anthology, Unidentified Funny Objects 2, which should be available late September or early October.

Your narrator is John Meagher. John is the writer and narrator of Tales of the Left Hand, a continuing fantasy series offering “swashbuckling, intrigue and a dash of magic”. In addition to producing Left Hand, John has narrated stories for Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Podcastle, EscapePod and Psuedopod, as well as several audiobooks, most recently Magician’s End by Raymond Feist. In his secret identity, he’s a graphic designer living in Northern Virginia with his wife, two cats and a daughter on the way.

Theme music is “Appeal To Heavens” by Alexye Nov, available at MusicAlley.com.

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