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Apex Magazine Podcast

Dec 4, 2018

"On the Day You Spend Forever With Your Dog," by Adam R. Shannon -- published in Apex Magazine, issue 115, December 2018.

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Adam R. Shannon is a career firefighter and paramedic, as well as a fiction writer, aspiring cook, and steadfast companion of dogs. He and his wife live in Virginia, where they preside over the furry whirlwinds of two resident canines as well as visiting foster dogs. His work has appeared in Compelling Science Fiction, Every Day Fiction, the anthology Behind the Mask, and elsewhere. He’s a graduate of Clarion West 2017.

This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by KT Bryski. Music in this podcast includes "Rumination," "Wounded," "Loss," "Pensif," and "Dark Walk," all by Kevin MacLeod and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license. For more information, visit him at Other sounds in this podcast provided by the Free Sound Project. Find out more at

Our narrator for this episode is Erica Hastings. Erica works as a Review Analyst by day, an action/comedy writer by night, and a voice actor on weekends and holidays. For the last ten years, she has lived in Ottawa, Ontario, where she also runs a free brainstorming and story critique session at the Ottawa Writer’s Circle. Her biggest project is her serial novel that she publishes to in which there is also longing for a loved one, but that loved one is coffee.

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