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Alasdair Stuart

Alasdair Stuart was briefly employed as a circus geek until an unfortunate mix-up involving a prize-winning fighting cock. Its owner had ties not only to the carnival, but also to the Russian mob, so now he writes supplements for role playing games, where he exercises his superpower to make you appreciate the Sixth Doctor. He has played […]

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Marguerite Kenner

Marguerite is a native Californian who has forsaken sunny paradise to live with her true love in Merrye Olde England. She frequently wears so many hats that she needs two heads. When she’s not grappling with legal conundrums as a commercial solicitor, editing Cast of Wonders, or helping behind the scenes as COO of Escape Artists, she […]

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2018 Year in Review and Awards Eligibility

In 2018, Escape Pod published a number of original and reprint science fiction stories. If you are nominating and/or voting for these awards, please consider our original publications for the Short Story category of the Hugo and Nebula Awards, among others. The full list is below! Escape Pod is eligible for the Best Semiprozine Hugo […]

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Hugo Award News

Escape Pod is honored to be a finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine. Voting is now open to members of WorldCon. The Voter Packet, including 5 stories from us, is available for your consideration. Find all the details here! Congratulations to Co-Editor Mur Lafferty on her nominations for Best Novel and Best […]

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2017 Hugo Voter Packet

Here’s where you can find our offering for the Hugo packet in one convenient download, or check it out episode by episode. The zip file includes all three formats as well as the MP3s, and is 213 MB.        Only members of Worldcon 76 are eligible to vote on the 2018 Hugo Awards. You can […]

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Our Staff

CO-EDITOR: S.B. Divya Divya is a lover of science, math, fiction, and the Oxford comma. She enjoys subverting expectations and breaking stereotypes whenever she can. Her novella ‘Runtime,’ was a Nebula Award finalist, and her short stories have been published at various magazines including Uncanny, Apex, and Tor.com. She holds degrees in Computational Neuroscience and Signal Processing, […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: PodDisc Shutting Down

After years of great service, Arri and Kimi who run Poddisc for us have decided to step away. This means that PodDisc, our CD fulfillment site, will be shutting down in early February. That means two things. First, if you’re a PodDisc customer – and we know lots of you are, and thanks for that – now is […]

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Escape Artists Metacast Update

This quick episode is a round-up of the results of our recent Metacast to ask for subscriptions and donations hosted by Alasdair Stuart. Thank you so much for the initial response to the problems at Escape Artists! To review: 1. Escape Artists has a major cash problem. This has been caused by a massive increase […]

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Announcing the new editor of Escape Pod!

If you haven’t listened to last week’s episode, this may come as news, but I’m stepping down as editor of Escape Pod. I am very sad to do so, but all of my projects are spreading me too thin, and I don’t feel as if I can give any project my best effort. I don’t […]

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The Soundproof Escape Pod #6

The ePub version can be found here. Welcome to April! — March was a sad month worldwide, and I, frankly, am looking forward to leaving winter behind. (Yeah, I know March starts spring in the Northern Hemisphere, but the damp and dank weather we’ve been having the US South makes me feel more like winter than […]

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