Caribbean born Tobias S. Buckell is a New York Times Bestselling author. His novels and over 70 stories have been translated into 19 different languages.
All writers fail at writing at some point in their careers. But do we really want to read an entire book of failed short-stories? The answer may surprise you.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Visit these web magazines. Read these stories. It is a moral imperative. Otherwise you’ll miss out on something really good. A big percentage of the various “Year’s Best” anthologized stories this year came from online magazines like these. Don’t fall behind the curve. Abyss & Apex Bots D’Amor by Cat Rambo Hail to the Victors […]
Resistance by Tobias S. Buckell The man opened the pack all the way to reveal a small arsenal of guns, grenades, explosives, and — oddly — knives. Very large knives. He looked up at Stanuel. “I am the attack. I’ve been asked to shut Pan down.” “But you’re not a programmer…” “I can do all […]
Smooth Talking by Tobias S. Buckell Roger sighed, shifted his position on the stump, and then turned back away from Marcus. “What I’m trying to do, Marcus, is talk that tree into moving.” Marcus didn’t say anything. He stood behind someone he thought he once knew and tried to figure what to say next. Not […]
Her by Tobias S. Buckell “It’s fascinating,” Jo said, now that she had what she wanted out of me, “that the inhabitants here are the only race we know of that has their mythology dead on.” “Huh?” I looked down at the table. I needed more beer. “They believe they live on the corpse of […]