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Kester Long writes to explore the human condition and its possibilities. Some of her favorite activities include playing with her rescue dog, drinking a cup of hot tea, and reading a story with a touch of magic. For more from Kester, you can read her blog—or follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @kestlong.


Current Issue
10 May 2021

Morning mist hung in the air, tense and cool, as they began their harvesting at the carrot patch.
By: K. S. Shere
Podcast read by: Kat Kourbeti
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Kat Kourbeti presents K. S. Shere's "The Golden Carrot". 
Not everyone makes it to the future.
By: Arden Eli Hill
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
Podcast read by: Arden Eli Hill
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents Arden Eli Hill's “None of the Star Trek Ships are Named After confederate Generals,” with a reading by the poet.
Wednesday: The Hierarchies by Ros Anderson 
Friday: Fireheart Tiger by Aliette de Bodard 
Issue 3 May 2021
Podcast: Si Shou 
By: E. A. Xiong
Podcast read by: Courtney Floyd
By: Cecilia R.
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
Podcast read by: Cecilia R.
Issue 19 Apr 2021
By: Patty Nash
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
Issue 12 Apr 2021
By: Morgan L. Ventura
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
Podcast read by: Morgan L. Ventura
Issue 5 Apr 2021
By: Noel Cheruto
Podcast read by: Courtney Floyd
By: Caroline Dinh
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
Issue 29 Mar 2021
By: Iman Alzaghari
By: Fargo Tbakhi
By: leena aboutaleb
By: Nada Almosa
By: Layla Azmi Goushey
By: Najah Hussein Musa
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
Podcast read by: Iman Alzaghari
Podcast read by: Fargo Tbakhi
Podcast read by: leena aboutaleb
Podcast read by: Nada Almosa
Podcast read by: Najah Hussein Musa
Podcast read by: Layla Azmi Goushey
By: Abdulla Moaswes
Podcast read by: Abdulla Moaswes
Issue 22 Mar 2021
Issue 15 Mar 2021
By: Isana Skeete
Podcast read by: Isana Skeete
Podcast read by: Kat Kourbeti
Issue 8 Mar 2021
By: Lorraine Wilson
Podcast read by: Kat Kourbeti
By: Gerri Leen
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
Issue 1 Mar 2021
By: Sasha LaPointe
Podcast read by: Sasha LaPointe
Issue 22 Feb 2021
By: Hal Y. Zhang
Podcast read by: Ciro Faienza
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