Episode 008 of the AboutSF Podcast: "The Meeting," written by Frederik Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth, read by Bradley Denton

Episode 008 of the AboutSF podcast is a recording of Bradley Denton (www.bradleydenton.net) reading the Frederik Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth story “The Meeting.”


“The Meeting” was first published in November, 1972, in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. The story went on to win the 1973 Hugo Award for the Best Short Story. Mr. Denton is the author of numerous short works of fiction and novels, including Laughin’ Boy, Lunatics, Blackburn, and Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well on Ganymede. A film version of Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well on Ganymede , which won the 1992 John W. Campbell memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel of the Year, is currently in production with Dahlia Street Films (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmQpZ7iYDo4). Mr. Denton is also an accomplished musician who performs under the name “Bland Lemon Denton” (http://www.bradleydenton.net/blandlemondenton.htm).

This story was read as part of the festivities at the 2011 Campbell Conference (http://sfcenter.ku.edu/campbell-conference.html).