Season 1 Episode 16
THE HOUSE IN THE WINTER
by JESSICA SIRKIN
There is a presence in completely dark rooms — even rooms in ordinary houses — a sense of certainty that someone else is there. It fills all the space where you are not. It wraps long arms around you and whispers in your ear. It lets you know without a doubt that this house in the dark is not yours. I know this house is not mine. This story is not mine.
About This EpisOde
Jessica Sirkin wrote her first speculative fiction story after reading Ray Bradbury's "The Veldt" in seventh grade. Now, between her day job as a technology journalist and her nighttime fiction writing habit, she spends more time typing than she does pretty much anything else. Jessica lives in Boston with her partner and their pet rabbit.
This Apex Magazine Podcast was performed by Windy Bowlsby and produced by Erika Ensign. Music used with kind permission of Oh, Alchemy!
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