Season 1 Episode 64
by STEFANIE ELRICK
A woman sits in a room full of mirrors and seeks to understand her sister’s mysterious death, pouring over her journals and the belongings she left behind. Through meditation, she discovers what happened and resolves to do what she can to fix it.
About This Episode
Stefanie Elrick is a writer, artist and performer from Manchester, UK. As a performance artist she’s blood-lined love poetry onto her body during ‘Written in Skin’ www.writteninskin.com and been strapped to a 12ft spinning timepiece for ‘KAIROS’ www.kairosophy.com. She returned to her first love, fantasy horror, in the winter of 2015 and made her debut in Martian Migraine’s Press Cthulhusattva: Tales of the Black Gnosis. She also features in Comet Press’s 2017 anthology, The Year’s Best Hardcore Horror. Visit her at www.stefanieelrick.com
This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by KT Bryski. Music in this podcast includes "It Is Lost," "Return of Lazarus," and "Ossuary 2 - Turn," by Kevin MacLeod and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license. For more information, visit him at www.incompetech.com.
Our narrator for this episode is Blythe Haynes. Blythe is a Toronto-based actor and voice talent. With KT Bryski, she is one of the co-founders of Gangway! Theatre Company, a new theatre company focused on creating and celebrating Canadian and female-focused works. Select theatre credits include Six Stories, Told at Night (Toronto Fringe), A Canticle of Light (Missed Metaphor Productions), In His Name (Canadian History Project), and Mary's Wedding (Toronto Fringe). Select voice acting credits include Campfire Radio Theatre, The Drabblecast, Apex Magazine Podcast, and the original podcast release of Six Stories, Told at Night. Find out more at www.gangwaytheatre.com.
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