Which side will you be on when the world ends? Will you live in relative luxury, with good food and affordable health care, safe from the weather and the rising ocean? Or will you be like Nailer, the main character of Paolo Bacigalupi’s Ship Breaker?
by Jack McDevitt read by Sara Tolbert Links for this episode: This story is part of the Apocalypse Triptych – website | Amazon Get more of Jack McDevitt’s work on Amazon.com Discuss on our forums. For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia page about the author… from Goodreads.com… Jack McDevitt is […]
By Paolo Bacigalupi Read by Caith Donovan Discuss on our forums. For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia page The Tamarisk Hunter by Paolo Bacigalupi “The Tamarisk Hunter” originally appeared in the environmental journal High Country News. It was inspired by the only thing that really matters in the […]
It’s Nebula Awards weekend, and the ceremony was last night. Congrats to the winners! Short Story WINNER (TIE) ‘‘Ponies’’, Kij Johnson (Tor.com 1/17/10) WINNER (TIE) ‘‘How Interesting: A Tiny Man’’, Harlan Ellison® (Realms of Fantasy 2/10) ‘‘Arvies’’, Adam-Troy Castro (Lightspeed Magazine 8/10) ‘‘I’m Alive, I Love You, I’ll See You in Reno’’, Vylar Kaftan (Lightspeed […]
Anyone who is interested in the grim meathook side of the science fiction genre should pick up Brave New Worlds, the new anthology of dystopian fiction. Once again, John Joseph Adams has proved that he has a keen eye for a good story. These are not easy stories to read. Few of them have happy […]
The 2011 awards season is well and truly upon us – it’s an exciting time of year, with all but one of the big awards having released their shortlists, and the SF community engaging in discussion and debate both online and off. I’m sure that there are a lot of us who know some of […]
Congratulations to everybody, and if you want to listen to two of them we’ve already podcast the ones with Love in the title — Conditional Love and I’m Alive, I Love You, I’ll See You in Reno. What this says about us or SFWA can be speculated on in the comments. SFWA: Short Story ‘‘Arvies’’, […]
Occasionally, the EP staff reads more than slush and short stories. I picked up White Tiger by Kylie Chan at the Voyager party at WorldCon last month and have been eager to check it out. I study Southern Shao Lin kung fu and love stories that incorporate martial arts. I’m starting it today and will […]