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In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Shawn Scarber's "The Opening of the Bayou Saint John." You can read the full text of the story, and more about Shawn, here.

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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.
Shawn Scarber’s stories have appeared in Heroic Fantasy Quarterly, Black Denim Lit., and a handful of themed anthologies. He’s a Clarion West 2006 graduate and an active member in the Future Classics Speculative Fiction Writing Group. He lives in North Texas with his amazing daughter and her opinionated cat. Rhiannon Rasmussen-Silverstein is an illustrator, comicker and writer who works with traditional and digital medias. She enjoys contrasting humanity with elements of monstrosity and phantasm. Rhiannon’s work has appeared in galleries & magazines including Lightspeed Magazine, ZEAL, Tankadere, Shimmer, and the Sockdolager. Find more at http://www.rhiannonrs.com and on Twitter as @charibdys
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