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Direct link: August poetry (MP3)

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents poetry from the August issues.

  • “We Have Slain the Savage Martians, But Their Princess Has Escaped" by Ennis Rook Bashe, read by Ciro Faienza. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Ennis here.
  • “population changes" by Brandon O'Brien, read by Ciro Faienza. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Brandon here.
  • “To the Girl Who Ran Through Crop Circles" by Karen Weyant, read by Romie Stott. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Karen here.
  • “To My Shyaam" by Shweta Narayan, read by Shweta Narayan. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Shweta here.



Ciro Faienza (pronounced CHEE-roh) is an American/Italian national currently residing in Pescara, Italy. He has acted on stages and screens throughout Texas and Massachusetts, and his work as a filmmaker has shown at the Dallas Museum of Art, the Dallas Hub Theater, and the National Gallery, London. His fiction is featured in numerous publications, including Daily Science Fiction and Futuristica, Vol 1. His short story "J'ae's Solution" was a top finalist in PRI's 3-Minute Futures Contest. During the day he teaches English and American business culture. Find him at his Facebook author page and tweeting from @cirofaienza.
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