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In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Rokheya Shekhawat Hossein's "Sultana's Dream." You can read the full text of the story, and more about Rokheya, here.

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Anaea Lay lives in Seattle, Washington, where she goes for long walks and disrupts the weather. When she isn't reading too much, cooking, or playing board games, she earns money by selling houses and wages battle with days of the week. Her work has appeared in many places including Apex, Penumbra, Lightspeed, Daily Science Fiction, and Nightmare. She lives online at
Sultana's Dream was originally published in The Indian Ladies' Magazine, Madras, 1905, in English. Rokheya Shekhawat Hossein (9 December 1880 – 9 December 1932), was a Bengali writer, thinker, educationist, social activist, and advocate of women's rights.  
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