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Escape Pod 735: Boris’s Bar (Summer Flashback)

Boris’s Bar By Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali “Orani, tell Boris what is wrong.” I told Boris about Enoch and our shared dreams, about how he abandoned me. “He said I was frigid,” I confided, my head on Boris’s shoulder, his hand stroking my back. Boris nodded, “What else?” “He said that for all the credits in the […]

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Escape Pod 733: Relative Fortune

Relative Fortune By Brian K. Lowe When I was seventeen, class president, and a year from the Space Force Academy, Dad fell into an antique gun rack at work, dead from a stroke before he hit the floor. I had been helping him in the pawn shop after school, partly to make some tuition money […]

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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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2019 Year in Review and Award Eligibility

In 2019, Escape Pod published 18 original science fiction stories and 30 reprint 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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Marguerite Kenner

Marguerite Kenner (she/her) is a California transplant living in the UK city named after her favorite pastime. She runs Escape Artists with her partner Alasdair Stuart, and practices as a technology lawyer in London. She loves to voice minor characters in podcasts and play video games, often where people can watch. Her contributions to genre fiction include […]

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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 (any pronouns) S.B. Divya is a lover of science, math, fiction, and the Oxford comma. She has been part of the Escape Pod crew in various capacities since 2015. Divya is the Hugo and Nebula nominated author of Machinehood, Runtime, and the short story collection, Contingency Plans For the Apocalypse and Other Situations. […]

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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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