The Agony Column Old Site Fiction Index
Elizabeth Bear's short story Botticelli.
Alastair Reynolds offers readers of The Agony Column an exclusive excerpt from his science fiction mystery, 'Century Rain'.
Exclusive: Susanna Clarke's The Master of Nottingham's Daughter.
Do not follow this deadly link.
Audio Fiction: Four Poems by Catherynne M. Valente (all under 3 MB): Electra Redux, Freaks, De Naturis Bestiarum, and Gingerbread.
An Agony Column Exclusive Original Non-Fiction Work by Rhys Hughes: Bouffant Terrible: Margaret Thatcher.
More infamy than a single nation can handle! Enjoy the hilarious work of Rhys Hughes in 'The Worst Hero', a complete story excerpt from his magnificently funny 'A New Universal History of Infamy'
Read an excerpt from Conrad Williams' 'London Revenant', forthcoming on May 27 from Do-Not Press.
Neal Asher's 'Watchcrab'!
James Frey Reads from 'A Million Little Pieces' (NC-17, MP3 Audio)
RealAudio: Carter Scholz Reads his story 'The Nine Billion Names of God' from 'The Amount to Carry'