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Kameron Hurley

Kameron Hurley is the author of The Stars are Legion and The Geek Feminist Revolution, as well as the award-winning God’s War Trilogy and The Worldbreaker Saga. Hurley has won the Hugo Award, Kitschy Award, and Sydney J. Bounds Award for Best Newcomer. She was also a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the […]

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“God’s War” by Kameron Hurley

God’s War by Kameron Hurley opens with our hero, Nyxnissa, who has just sold her uterus for petty cash and then blown it all on drugs and gambling. Then things get worse. This book picks up the reader and drops them onto an alien planet, thousands of years in the future. It is a world […]

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2020 Year in Review and Awards Eligibility

In 2020, Escape Pod published 21 original science fiction stories and 32 reprint stories. We also published a print anthology with 9 original stories, and 6 reprints. 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 […]

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Escape Pod: The Science Fiction Anthology

Escape Pod’s first ever anthology is available now! Celebrating 15 years of weekly science ficton, this anthology collects stories from 15 of the many excellent authors who have graced our podcast with their words. It’s a great way to celebrate your long-standing fandom, or to introduce someone new to what Escape Pod is all about. […]

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Escape Pod 742: Them Ships (Summer Flashback)

Them Ships by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Leonardo says that the Americans are going to fire some rockets and free us from the tyranny of the aliens and I say: who gives a shit. Lemme tell you something: It wasn’t super-awesome around here before the aliens. At least we get three meals every day now. I used […]

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Escape Pod 741: Repo (Summer Flashback)

Repo By Aaron Gallagher It took concentration to perform delicate work in the cumbersome gloves of the suit. The rounded fingers were metal-tipped, and bulky. Elise painted the tips of her gloves with luminous paint for ease when working outside. The octopus found the wires and shorted the alarm. The device glowed green and she […]

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Escape Pod 740: Women of Our Occupation (Summer Flashback)

Women of Our Occupation by Kameron Hurley [EDITOR: We don’t have the rights to post the text of this story.] Host Commentary by Alasdair Stuart Welcome back to Summer School, where for the next month we’re going to be using Flashback Fridays to explore some of the ways science fiction plays with its biggest toys. […]

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Escape Pod 739: The Nightmare Lights of Mars (Summer Flashback)

The Nightmare Lights of Mars By Brian Trent Before discovering the moths, Clarissa Lang stumbled blind in the Martian sandstorm and admitted she was about to die because of a painting. Granules of sand flew past her head at 90 kph and crunched between her teeth. The storm hissed around her ears, a terrible insistence […]

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15th Anniversary Celebration

Escape Pod: The Science Fiction Anthology     Escape Artists and Titan Books are delighted to announce the publication of Escape Pod: The Science Fiction Anthology to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the hit podcast of the same name. Escape Pod has been bringing the finest short fiction to millions all over the world, at the […]

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