Short fiction for Retropunks


Kevin Frost

Lead editor of Curiosities, a retropunk fiction anthology zine. Avid fan of American roadside culture.

93 – Year of the Teacup Dragon by Suzanne J. Willis


A woman recalls her childhood during the London Blitz, and the strange pet who saved her. Bryony narrates an urban fantasy for all ages. Content note for wartime sound effects.

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92 – Six Coins by Liam Hogan


There’s nothing quite like the fresh bracing air of interesting times. Or the sea. Wulf Moon narrates a nautical adventure with a twist, while Osgoode shelters in place in the Zen Room.

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91 – Twilight of the Electric Shadows by Paul R Hardy


Things get weird in a shadow dimension populated by echoes of the film industry. Matt Dovey narrates. File under: Uncategorizable

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90 – Fixable by Sheliah Lindsey & Scent by Maria Haskins


It’s a mother of a double feature and we guarantee it won’t make you feel all warm and snuggly inside. No, not at all. Alex Ford and Maria Rose narrate. Rated Dark.

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89 – This Particular Evening by Manuel Royal


We’re barhopping through history with the heppest cats in town. Jim Hodgson narrates. File under: Time Travel

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2019 Audio Verse Awards

Congratualtions to narrator Isaiah Plovnick for being selected as a winner in the “Best New Spoken Word” category at the 2019 Audio Verse Awards today. You can listen to his performance here:

On the tail end of his raw recording, after he had finished the story, he added “What the Hell did I just read?”  before signing off.  It was one of the strangest stories.

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