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Cast of Wonders 321: The Penelope Qingdom

• Author: Aidan Moher
• Narrator: Andrew K. Hoe
• Host: Katherine Inskip
• Audio Producer: Jeremy Carter
• First published in Mothership Zeta (December 2016)
Click here to listen to Episode 321

Aidan Moher is the Hugo Award-winning founder of A Dribble of Ink, author of  “On the Phone with Goblins” and “The Dinosaur Graveyard,” and a regular contributor to Tor.com and the Barnes & Noble SF&F Blog. He lives on Vancouver Island with his wife and kids, but you can most easily find him on Twitter (@adribbleofink) or his website.

Andrew K. Hoe teaches and practices Choy Li Fut Kung Fu and Tai Chi in Southern California, where he also writes speculative YA fiction. He has been a high school English teacher, an Assistant Language Teacher in Japan, and a college professor. His academic work in children’s literature can be found in The Looking Glass. Follow him online or on Twitter.

It was during the particularly frozen-solid Prince George winter of ’91, a few days after the new neighbours had arrived, that I first stumbled into the Penelope Qingdom.

“What are their names?” I asked my moms as they bustled about the kitchen getting ready. They’d invited themselves next door for a “Welcome to the Neighbourhood” dinner. We’d never had new neighbours before.

“Mr. and Mrs…Qw- Qwing?” said Mom. “They have a daughter. She’s eleven, too, so you’ll probably be in the same class after Christmas break.”


Tags: Aidan Moher, Andrew K. Hoe, Cast of Wonders, childhood, coming to life, friendship, growing up, Jeremy Carter, magic, Marguerite Kenner, Modern Fantasy, paladin, toys, Young Adult fiction
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