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Apex Magazine Podcast

Dec 7, 2021

"Soil of Our Home, Storm of Our Lives" — published in Apex Magazine, issue 128, December 2021.

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Renan Bernardo is a science fiction and fantasy writer from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Dark Matter Magazine, Three Crows Magazine, Simultaneous Times Podcast, and Life Beyond Us, an anthology organized by the European Astrobiology Institute. He was one of the writers selected for the Imagine 2200 climate fiction contest with his story “When It’s Time to Harvest.” In Brazil, he was a finalist for two important SFF awards and published multiple stories. His fiction has also appeared in Portuguese and Italian. He can be found on Twitter (@RenanBernardo) and his website

This story was narrated by Sanderson Tavares. Sanderson Tavares is a Brazilian musician, translator, and copy editor, with a not-at-all-secret love for voice acting, a career that he's been pursuing ever since one of those infamous pandemic identity crises hit him in the head (We've all had those, right?!). If you can't find him on a stage playing bass with his pop-rock band Kenzzy, try looking for him on one of his 4 weekly RPG sessions, where his love of storytelling matches his nerdy interests in a perfect marriage.

This Apex Magazine podcast was produced by KT Bryski. Theme music by Alex White. Other music in this podcast includes "Immersive," "Thunder Dreams." and "Scissors," all by Kevin MacLeod and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Some sounds in this podcast are provided by the Free Sound Project. Find out more at

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