"A Year On, We Voiced our Discontent" by Jacqueline Leung, read by Vesper Liu

Performed at “Yay & Nay” on October 14, 2019.  “Are you going to do it or not?” he said to me, tired of waiting. “Of course I am,” I said. We were at a park surrounded by residential estates. Apartment lights shone yellow in the cold winter night. I took a deep breath, oxygen rushing … More "A Year On, We Voiced our Discontent" by Jacqueline Leung, read by Vesper Liu

"Unsound" by John Robertson, read by JJ Nazer

Performed at “Yay & Nay” on October 14, 2019. I hadn’t played in a band since high school, but I didn’t think that would be an issue for The Antinotes. The Antinotes were an experimental band who described their style as subtonal. Their songs consisted of no music, no sound whatsoever. It was “silence as … More "Unsound" by John Robertson, read by JJ Nazer

"That's the Trouble" by Joanne L. M. Williams, read by Sam Powney

Performed at “Yay & Nay” on October 14, 2019. I wore my sable cloak for the journey; in part as the northern outskirts of the kingdom are surprisingly chilly at this time of year; in part because it does add a certain gravitas. No one had really wanted the job, but when the sands had … More "That's the Trouble" by Joanne L. M. Williams, read by Sam Powney

"Spin" by Catherine Orme, read by Joyce Chan

Performed at “Yay & Nay” on October 14, 2019. Dina glared at the phone clamped in her hand. She waited in the gloom of a windowless basement conference room packed with women in expensive clothes. The thirteenth text from her daughter Ava lit up her screen: ‘where are my yoga leggings?’. Dina ground her teeth. … More "Spin" by Catherine Orme, read by Joyce Chan

"Cold Feet" by Sarah Evans, read by Angus Gallagher

Performed at “Yay & Nay” on October 14, 2019. Ben wakes to cold feet and gut tight terror, desperately wishing today would go away. He rolls over, discovering an absence, just the lingering of Robin’s scent. Good! Better to be alone right now. He thinks how it’s supposed to be bad luck to see your … More "Cold Feet" by Sarah Evans, read by Angus Gallagher