Jim Kelly's Free Reads show

Jim Kelly's Free Reads

Summary: These are the podcasts of science fiction writer James Patriick Kelly. two-time winner of the Hugo award, nine time loser of the Nebula award. He shamelessly reads his own work in each installment. Click his website at www.jimkelly.net. Now podcasting in its entirety: BURN, his first novel since the Clinton administration -- a chapter a week for sixteen weeks. If you can't wait for the exciting conclusion, check out the dead tree version at Amazon.or your friendly neighborhood bookstore.

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Podcasts:

 Bernardo's House Part Two | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Here is Part Two of Bernardo's House which was first published in Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine in June of 2003. It was a finalist for the Hugo Award in the following year. WARNING: CONTAINS BRIEF SCENES OF EXPLICIT SEXUALITY! Time: 16:59 File Size: 8.2mb

 Bernardo's House Part One | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Here is Part One of Bernardo's House, which was first published in Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine in June of 2003. It was a finalist for the Hugo Award the following year. WARNING: CONTAINS BRIEF SCENES OF EXPLICIT SEXUALITY. Time: 17:53 File Size: 8.6mb

 Painting The Air Part Two | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Here is Part Two of "Painting The Air," a story published as part of the Tumbarumba conceptual art project. In order to read this and the other stories of Tumbarumba, you have to load the Tumbarumba addon onto to your browser. And then you have to wait for something strange to happen. No, really -- it's cool! Time: 17:17 File Size:

 Painting The Air Part One | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Here is Part One of "Painting The Air" a story was published as part of the Tumbarumba conceptual art project. You can read it, but only if it comes to you. There is no way you can type in a URL and get to it. Intrigued? So was I. The audio version above is somewhat easier to access. Time: 21:15 File Size: 10mb

 Shoppers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Here is a short-short story -- aka flash -- called Shoppers which first appeared in the science journal Nature in April 2008. Time: 10:39 File Size: 5.1mb

 Don't Stop | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Here is "Don't Stop," a short story first published in Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine in June of 2007. It is currently on the Preliminary Ballot for the Nebula Award, given each year by the Science Fiction Writers of America. Time: 40:52 File Size: 20mb

 Barry Westphal Crashes The Singularity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

"Barry Westphal Crashes The Singularity" was first published on The Infinite Matrix in September, 2002 and was reprinted in Beyond Singularity edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois (Ace Books) in December, 2005. Time: 10:16.28 File Size: 4.82mb Websites mentioned in the introduction: Flickr pix of Grand Canyon trip Burn download page

 Unique Visitors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

"Unique Visitors" was first published in REDSHIFT edited by Al Sarrantonio, ROC, 2001. Time:15:09, File Size:7.11MB

 Faith | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

"Faith" was first published in Asimov's Science Fiction, June 1989. Time:59:25, File Size 27.86 MB. In 1999, "Faith," an opera adapted from this story by composer Michael Ching has its debut at the City Auditorium in Concord, NH. It subsequently has played in New York and Chicago.

 On The Net: FTL | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Here is the debut of my new non-fiction (sort of) podcast. First up is "On The Net: FTL," originally published in Asimov's Science Fiction in June, 2004. Length: 17:11:13. File size 8.03mb

 Serpent | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Here is "Serpent" podcast in its entirety. It was first published in the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in May, 2004 Time: 23.33. 46 File Size: 11.05mb

 Proof of the Existence of God, etc, etc, etc. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Here is the story which has the longest title I've ever written: "Bierhorst, R. G., Seera, B. L. and Jannifer, R. P. ‘Proof of the Existence of God and an Afterlife.’ Journal of Experimental Psychology. Volume 95, Spring, 2007, pages 32-36." It first appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction, August in 1998. Time: 14:14.80 File Size: 6.71

 Breakaway, Backdown ~ Part Three | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Here's Part Three of "Breakaway, Backdown" a one act play adapted from the story of the same name. The story first appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine in June, 1996. "Breakaway, Backdown" the play has had several productions, but in February 2006 I was able to capture an excellent one in sound. This is the New Hampshire Theatre Project production, starring the late Lisa Richardson and directed by Genevieve Aichele. It is in three parts. Time 12:41.73. File Size: 5.96mb For photos of Lisa on stage, click here photo by Meghann Beauchamp

 On The Net: Laughs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Sorry this took so long. I actually had it done on Monday, but for some reason Front Page wouldn't send it to my server. Damn you, Evil Empire! Anyway, here is at long last. I hope it was worth the wait. This column first appeared in Asimov's in March of 2003. If you want to read the column and pursue the links, click here. Time: 13:54:66 File Size: 6.55mb

 On The Net: Bring On The Digital Hugos | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Here's the last column of 2006 ... er ... actually, 2005. Hear now On The Net: Bring On The Digital Hugos. First published in Asimov's in May of 2005. Here is the text version with the links, such as they are. Time 18:23.32 File Size: 8.76 mb

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