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Storyradio #3: The Invisibles

For the duration of this year's Waterloo Festival, Storyradio will be our resident storytellers. With a story every two weeks, Storyradio will be producing this creative series with a Waterloo theme.

The third feature is The Invisibles, by Tatum Anderson (click here to listen!). It tells of Tatum's time as an inpatient at St Thomas's Hospital.

Tatum Anderson is a journalist and writer from London. She has just received an MA In Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London and will begin a PhD there in the autumn. She has recently completed her first novel, Bad Materialabout Jamaican soldiers in the First World War and is writing her second, Mengo Baby.

The story was read by actor Miranda Harrison.

The Invisibles was produced by Martin Nathan. Martin Nathan has worked as a labourer, showman, pancake chef, fire technician, and a railway engineer. His short fiction has been published by Tangent Press, HCE and Grist and his poetry has appeared in Finished Creatures, Erbacce and Aesthetica. His novel – A Place of Safety is published by Salt Publishing.


The photo used for this episode was adapted from a photo by lisaleo at


Storyradio is a new monthly podcast dedicated to celebrating the literary short story and all things bookish. Bite-size short fiction for writers and readers everywhere. Listen to a short story on the 1st of each month at 12:00am. Hosted by Tabitha Potts and open to new and emerging writers in the English language. Always free to submit.

Storyradio is a small organisation currently run by volunteers hoping to benefit the writing community. Our eventual aim is to be self funding and to pay our writers for each short story we transmit. Visit their Patreon page if you would like to support Storyradio and access exclusive content.

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