Staff Picks

Every year in January Cast of Wonders takes a break to catch our breath, make plans, and highlight some of our favourite episodes from the year just passed. Assembled here for your listening pleasure are some of our favorite episodes. If you’re a new listener to the podcast, this selection is an excellent place to start!

Parsec Awards

Rick Kennett’s Now Cydonia. 2013 winner in the Small Cast, Short Form category.

Camp Myth: Phoenix Watching by Chris Lewis Carter. 2014 Finalist in the Long Form category.

Cast of Wonders was a 2015 Finalist in the Best Magazine or Anthology category.


Coming in January 2018!


Brian Hurrel’s Problematic. Narrated by Tatiana Grey.

Dantzel Cherry’s Miss Darcy’s First Intergalactic Ballet Class. Narrated by M. K. Hobson.

Amanda C. Davis’ Questing for Princesses. Narrated by Katherine Inskip.

Krystal Claxton’s Planar Ghosts. Narrated by Paul Cram.

D. K. Thompson’s The Four Stewpots. Narrated by Tina Connolly.

Michael Merriam’s Twenty-One. Narrated by John Meagher.

Craig DeLancey’s Saurs. Narrated by Marguerite Kenner.


M. R. James’ A School Story. Narrated by Alasdair Stuart.

M. Bennardo’s The Haunted Jalopy Races. Narrated by Alasdair Stuart.

Terry Ibele’s Above Decks. Narrated by Phil Lunt.

Ellen Klages’ Amicae Aeternum. Narrated by Rikki LaCoste, Isis LaCoste, and Fiona Van Verth.

Kelly Sandoval’s Home Isn’t. Narrated by Katherine Inskip.

Rachael K. Jones’ Makeisha in Time. Narrated by Laurice White.

Christian McKay Heidicker’s There Are No Marshmallows in Camelot. Narrated by Marguerite Kenner.

Sarina Dorie’s Princesses Do Not Breathe Fire. Narrated by Jeff Hite and family.

Holly Schofield’s Take A Good Look. Narrated by Stephanie Morris.

Donald Jacob Uitvlugt’s The Tale of the White Tiger. Narrated by Tracey Yuen.


Scott C. Mikula’s Master Madrigal’s Mechanical Man. Narrated by Graeme Dunlop and Marguerite Kenner.

Jamieson Ridenhour’s Captain Cleveland Grackle’s Galactic Cabaret vs. The Goblins of Vishnu 6. Narrated by Norm Sherman.

Amanda C. Davis’ Shimmer. Narrated by Lizzie S.

Matt Wallace’s Sundae. Narrated by Kate Baker.


Rick Kennett’s Now Cydonia. Narrated by Marguerite Kenner.

Jess Hyslop’s The Giant Who Dreamed of Summer. Narrated by M. K. Hobson.

Anatoly Belilovsky’s Kulturkampf. Narrated by Hans Fenstermacher.

Jamie Mason’s The Malthus Alternative. Narrated by Graeme Dunlop.