The BCS Audio Vault
Past BCS Podcasts Introduced by Authors, Editors, and Narrators
BCS Audio Vault 036: Two Bodies in Basting Stitch

Introduced by the author, in an interview conducted and engineered by M.K. Hobson, discussing the story’s inspirations in complicity with institutional systems and activism risking that status for beliefs or people you believe in.

Sere wouldn’t be able to send letters.

Podcast: Download (Duration: 42:28 — 29.16MB)
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BCS Audio Vault 035: The Angel Azrael Delivers Small Mercies

Introduced by the author, explaining the genesis of the Angel Azrael character, his horror-influenced Weird Western world, and the personal bibles in that world.

The angel Azrael surveyed the remains of the town. The place was as dead as the horse he sat on.

Podcast: Download (Duration: 36:14 — 24.88MB)
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BCS Audio Vault 034: Gennesaret

Introduced by the author, in an interview conducted and engineered by M.K. Hobson, discussing the story’s inspirations from inter-generational political attitudes in families of immigrants and patriarchal culture and how its use of science-fantasy elements shaped its presentation.

She says instead: "because he isn’t coming."

Podcast: Download (Duration: 36:54 — 25.34MB)
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BCS Audio Vault 033: The Three Feats of Agani

Introduced by the author, posing questions as to who stories belong to and whether they matter.

I had hoped to tell you the first story in the summers to come. It is my sorrowful task to tell you all three, instead.

Podcast: Download (Duration: 35:37 — 24.46MB)
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BCS Audio Vault 032: As Tight As Any Knot

Introduced by Marie Brennan and Alyc Helms, the two authors behind the M.A. Carrick pen name, in an interview conducted and engineered by M.K. Hobson.

Ondrakja chose her approach and her moment with care.

Podcast: Download (Duration: 40:44 — 27.97MB)
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BCS Audio Vault 031: Undercurrents

Introduced by the author, in an interview conducted and engineered by M.K. Hobson, explaining the story’s take on resistance and cooperation.

Rory nods. The bullets are Lutean-made, salt and iron and whatever special magic they use to make them potent against rivers.

Podcast: Download (Duration: 42:52 — 29.44MB)
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BCS Audio Vault 030: Rivers Run Free

Introduced by the author, in an interview conducted and engineered by M.K. Hobson, explaining the story’s element that oppression can link people together and can tear people apart.

We ride stolen horses over the choked earth.

Podcast: Download (Duration: 40:29 — 27.8MB)
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BCS Audio Vault 029: Every Tiny Tooth and Claw (or, Letters from the First Month of the New Directorate)

Introduced by the author, discussing the story’s approach to characters and politics and to political systems.

I don't want to make all our letters about shrews, love, but... I've attached a table I'd like to see filled out with different properties of the shrews and their venom. Thank you!

Podcast: Download (Duration: 27:45 — 19.06MB)
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BCS Audio Vault 028: The Mermaid Astronaut

Introduced by the author, explaining the inspiration for the story and its ending note.

This particular mermaid had named herself Essarala, which means seeks the stars in the language of tide and foam.

Podcast: Download (Duration: 43:49 — 30.09MB)
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