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Direct link: December poetry (MP3)

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents poetry from the December issues.

  • “Upgrade" by Rohinton Daruwala, read by Susan Ramirez. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Rohinton here.
  • “To the High School Sweetheart, in Snatches" by Roshani Chokshi, read by Roshani Chokshi. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Roshani here.
  • “Future Husband: A Letter" by Charles Payseur, read by Charles Payseur. You can read the full text of the poem and more about Charles here.
  • “Adarna" by M Sereno, read by M Sereno. You can read the full text of the poem and more about M here.



Anaea Lay lives in Chicago, Illinois where she writes, cooks, plays board games, reads too much, and questions the benevolence of the universe. Her work has appeared in many places including Apex, Penumbra, Lightspeed, Daily Science Fiction, and Nightmare. She lives online at anaealay.com.
Charles Payseur is an avid reader, writer, and reviewer of all things speculative. His fiction and poetry have appeared in The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy, The Book Smugglers, Lightspeed Magazine, and many more. When not hunting Hodags across the wilds of Wisconsin, you can find him gushing about short fiction (and his cats) on Twitter as @ClowderofTwo.
M Sereno is a queer Filipina artist and writer who works in ink, watercolor, poetry, and sometimes prose. Her poems have appeared in Strange Horizons, Stone Telling, Goblin Fruit, Uncanny, and Interfictions. She lives in regional Australia with her partner and two ridiculous Pomeranians. Find her on Twitter at @likhain and online at her website. You can contact her by email.
Rohinton Daruwala lives and works in Pune, India. He tweets as @wordbandar and blogs at https://wordbandar.wordpress.com/. His first collection of poems is The Sand Libraries of Timbuktu (Speaking Tiger 2016). His work has previously appeared in Strange Horizons, New Myths, Star*Line, Liminality, Through the Gate, and Silver Blade.
Roshani Chokshi is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning children’s book author of the Pandava, Gilded Wolves, and Star-Touched series. Her adult debut, The Last Tale of the Flower Bride, is forthcoming from William Morrow in 2023.
Susan Ramirez is a podcast reader for Strange Horizons.
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