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PodCastle 425: Flash Fiction Extravaganza! Transformations

“Girl in Blue Dress (1881)” by Sunil Patel. Read by Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali. First appeared in Fantastic Stories of the Imagination. Her dress is composed of blues from ultramarine to cerulean, a cascade of hues resolving into one. She stands askew, her expression unreadable, her mouth a blur. The colors in her dress have not faded but […]

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PodCastle Submissions Reopening

We have pried open the jaws of our submissions portal once again and it’s hungry for more of your fantastic stories! If you’ve got a fantasy short story you’d like us to read, please take a look at our guidelines then visit our submissions portal to submit. We accept both original fiction and reprints under 6,000 […]

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PodCastle Miniature 88: Communion

by Jei D. Marcade  read by Jen R. Albert and Graeme Dunlop A PodCastle original! The mice come when Vyozhka calls them, her breath whistling through shattered teeth, brittle fingers tap-tapping on the temple floor. A storm-blown teak juts over the rubble of an outer wall: the mice scamper in along its ridged bark to patter […]

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General Submissions Update

Greetings from the floating castle in the sky! 2016 has proved to be a particularly strong year for submissions. In order to give proper attention to all the stories we’ve received, we’ll be temporarily closed to new submissions beginning May 1. We expect to reopen our submissions portal in June 2016. Thank you for your patience! […]

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