15th Anniversary Celebration

Your central location for announcements and updates for events celebrating Escape Pod’s fifteenth anniversary!

Escape Pod: The Science Fiction Anthology — coming from Titan Books October 2020

Escape Artists and Titan Books are delighted to announce the upcoming 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 forefront of a new fiction revolution. Launched in 2005 by Serah Eley, Escape Pod is the world’s oldest audio fiction podcast and was a Hugo Award finalist in 2017. Specializing in science fiction, the podcast gives its audience a different story each week that’s fun and engaging, with thought-provoking afterwords from its episode hosts.

Editors Mur Lafferty and S.B. Divya have produced the science fiction collection of the year, bringing together bestselling authors in celebration of the publishing phenomenon that is Escape Pod.

The anthology gathers original stories and audience favorites from:

  • Maurice Broaddus
  • Tobias Buckell
  • Beth Cato
  • Tina Connolly
  • Cory Doctorow
  • Greg Van Eekhout
  • Sarah Gailey
  • Kameron Hurley
  • N. K. Jemisin
  • Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Mur Lafferty
  • Ken Liu
  • Tim Pratt
  • John Scalzi
  • Ursula Vernon

Preorder now!

9781789095012 | October 20 2020 | Paperback | £8.99/$14.95 | 368pp

Wreck Runner!

Six to Start and Escape Artists are excited to announce Wreck Runner, an epic three-part virtual race set in outer space. You join Solfleet’s elite Wreck Runner team, deployed to rescue stricken spaceships. But when ships come apart, that’s when you step up. Wreck Runners, aided by their highly adaptable AI drone swarms, are crisis specialists, trained in rescue, first aid, engineering and salvage. When the best are out of their depth, they call the Wreck Runners.

Aided by the fast-talking Eats and Captain Duffy, you barely have time to get your feet under you before the first call arrives. Training missions will take you from the edge of the atmosphere to an accident in the Jovian moons where nothing is as it seems, sending you hurtling into the biggest operation in SolFleet history. One that will reveal the darkest secret of the organization and change the Wreck Runners, and humanity, forever.

Written by science fiction veterans Mur Lafferty and Alasdair StuartWreck Runner will be available as a free “New Adventure” in the Zombies, Run! app this August.

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