012: "Let the Ants Try" written by Frederik Pohl, and read by Robin Wayne Bailey
Episode 012 of the AboutSF podcast is a recording of Robin Wayne Bailey reading the Frederik Pohl short story “Let the Ants Try,” which was first published in the November, 1949 issue of Planet Stories, and has since been included in several collections and anthologies.
Mr. Bailey is the author of numerous fantasy and science fiction works, including the bestselling DragonKin series, the Frost series, the Brothers of the Dragon series, and Mr. Bailey’s Fritz Leiber-inspired Fafhrd and the Gray Mouse novel, Swords Against the Shadowland. In addition to his numerous publications, Mr. Bailey has also dedicated years of service to the genres of fantasy and science fiction, having served on the board of directors, and as president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. (SFWA). Mr. Bailey was also instrumental in the creation of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Hall of Fame.
This Frederik Pohl short story was read by Mr. Bailey as part of the festivities at the 2011 Campbell Conference.
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