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  • Safe Distance
    Guest host LeVar Burton presents three stories in which fantasies and memories are both near and far.  In “The Elevator Dancer,” by N.K. Jemisin, a guard is obsessed by a woman who spins when no one is looking.  Laura Gomez is the reader.  A woman remembers a transforming moment in her Depression-era childhood in “Marigolds,” by Eugenia W. Collier.  The story is performed by Sharon Washington. Ursula K. Le Guin moves and surprises us in “The Wife’s Story,” performed by Joanna Gleason. Join and give!: See for privacy information.
  • Too Hot for Radio: Rick Moody "The Grid"
    From the author of novels including The Ice Storm and Purple America, a storyabout love, longing, and most importantly, putting your lips on somebody. Performed by Jin Ha (Devs).   Join and give!: See for privacy information.
  • Shared Realities
    Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents two very different stories about the overlap of aspirations and dreams.  In “Fairness,” by Nigerian-born writer Chinelo Okparanta, a young girl from a well-to-do household is obsessed with the idea of having lighter skin, an obsession shared by all the women in her family circle. The reader is Chinasa Ogbuagu.  In Rachel Simon’s eerie “Little Nightmares, Little Dreams,” a husband wants to share everything with his wife of fifty-four years, including their dreams.  The story is performed by Maria Tucci. Join and give!: See for privacy information.
  • Children and Their Parents
    Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents stories about the family dynamics between children and parents. It's never too early to defy gender norms, as Ivan E. Coyote confides in "No Bikini," read by Becca Blackwell.  A woman confronts her mother's aging, and her own childlessness, in Kathryn Chetkovich's tender story "The World with My Mother Still In It," read by Phillipa Soo.  And three generations are "At the Zoo," in a story by Caitlin Horrocks: a rowdy grandpa, a sensitive child, and a mother caught between the two.  The reader is Kate Walsh. Join and give!: See for privacy information.
  • Remember Me
    Guest host Hope Davis presents three stories about being perceived, and remembered, by others.  In Aimee Bender’s “The Rememberer,” wonderfully performed by the late Marian Seldes, a woman has to reconstruct her lover from memory as he undergoes an extraordinary transformation.  In “Rumors About Me,” an ordinary man becomes a media sensation.  The unsettling story is by Yasutaka Tsutsui, translated by Andrew Driver, and performed by Kennedy Kanagawa.  And an orange rules the world in a gentle fantasy by Benjamin Rosenbaum, performed by John Cameron Mitchell.   Join and give!: See for privacy information.

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