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Escape Pod 611: When We Fall

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:00:11 +0000

Author : Kameron Hurley Narrator : Ibba Armancas Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums patreon.com/kameronhurley Intense, life-threatening situation. When We Fall Kameron Hurley I don’t remember the first time I was abandoned and forgotten, but I have told the story of the second time so often that when the […]

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Escape Pod 610: The Sweetness at the End

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:00:47 +0000

Author : Jenny Rae Rappaport Narrator : Diane Severson Mori Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 610: The Sweetness at the End is an Escape Pod original. Isolated curse. Grief and death. Discusses existence of sex. Long List Anthology Volume 3 The Sweetness at the End By Jenny […]

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Escape Pod 609: Wasps Make Honey

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 22:00:37 +0000

Author : Penelope Evans Narrator : Karen Bovenmyer Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 609: Wasps Make Honey is an Escape Pod original. Wasps Make Honey By Penelope Evans The scrap heaps at the edge of the settlement are taller than the average colony building. They offer up […]

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Escape Pod 608: Even the Queen

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 22:32:12 +0000

Author : Connie Willis Narrator : Veronica Giguere Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums First published in Asimov’s Science Fiction in 1992. Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards for Best Short Story. Candid discussions of the existence of sex and reproductive systems. Some cursing. Even the Queen By […]

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Escape Pod 607: Red in Tooth and Cog

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 22:00:58 +0000

Author : Cat Rambo Narrator : Tina Connolly Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Originally appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, 2016 Red in Tooth and Cog By Cat Rambo A phone can be so much. Your memory, your edge against boredom, your source of inspiration. […]

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Escape Pod 606: Home Sick

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:00:57 +0000

Author : M. Darusha Wehm Narrator : Megan Leigh Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Originally appeared in Use Only As Directed, Edwina Harvey and Simon Petrie eds., Peggy Bright Books (Australia) in 2014. Home Sick By M. Darusha Wehm I was encoding a batch of classic ebooks when the […]

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Escape Pod 605: Straight Lines

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 22:00:27 +0000

Author : Naru Sundar Narrator : Summer Brooks Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Originally appeared in Mothership Zeta, July 2016. Cursing, Mental distress Straight Lines Naru Sundar This time they sent someone in a suit, neutral gray silk with utterly glorious creases, monofilament thin. “I’m Xiao Quan-Fei. They said […]

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Escape Pod 604: Given Sufficient Desperation

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 22:00:05 +0000

Author : Bogi Takács Narrator : Alethea Kontis Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Originally appeared in Defying Doomsday, edited by Tsana Dolichva and Holly Kench. Twelfth Planet Press, 2016. Given Sufficient Desperation By Bogi Takács An ice cream cone. A ceramic mug—brown with a single green stripe around the […]

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Escape Pod 603: An Equal Share of the Bone

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 22:00:37 +0000

Author : Karen Osborne Narrator : Ibba Armancas Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 603: An Equal Share of the Bone is an Escape Pod original. An Equal Share of the Bone By Karen Osborne To kill a theriida, you need gunboats and suits, laser cutters and […]

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Escape Pod 602: Trash Talk

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 22:00:35 +0000

Author : Holly Schofield Narrator : Robert Gonyo Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Originally published in Simian Publishing’s Future Embodied anthology in 2014. Trash Talk By Holly Schofield I’m not a complainer, not me. I roll with the punches. I’ll be just another dead trash collector in about […]

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EA Metacast: New Websites

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 05:01:10 +0000

Hi there! A short metacast to tell you all about our new websites. Transcript follows for those who who prefer to read along. Transcript (Alasdair) Hi there! This is Alasdair! (Marguerite) And this is Marguerite! (Alasdair) And we’re looking a good deal shinier. The EA family of podcasts has all new websites, thanks to Jeremy Tolbert of Clockpunk Studios […]

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Escape Pod 601: Wet Fur

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 22:00:53 +0000

Author : Jeremiah Tolbert Narrator : Adam Pracht Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Originally published in Asimov’s, August 2014. Isolated cursing. Grief. Wet Fur By Jeremiah Tolbert You can tell the dog owners when they board the plane; they see the black cloud hovering in the first row and […]

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Escape Pod 600: At the Rialto

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 21:00:23 +0000

Author : Connie Willis Narrator : Mur Lafferty Hosts : Divya Breed and Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Originally published in Omni, October 1989.  “At the Rialto” was a 1990 Hugo nominee and the 1990 Nebula winner for best novelette. At the Rialto By Connie Willis Seriousness of mind was a prerequisite […]

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Escape Pod 599: What Glistens Back

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 21:00:07 +0000

Author : Sunny Moraine Narrator : Trendane Sparks Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Lightspeed Magazine, November 2014 Isolated cursing. Passing mention of suicide. What Glistens Back By Sunny Moraine Come back. You hear the call as the lander breaks up around you. You’re aware of the entirely arbitrary […]

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A Bold New (Website) Frontier

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 03:53:43 +0000

As you’ve likely noticed, Escape Pod and all of our siblings in the Escape Artists family have a new look! We’re very excited about our lovely new website, but as with any frontier, we’re likely to encounter some unexpected problems. We appreciate your patience as settle into our new home! If you have any technical […]

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Escape Pod 598: On the Fringes of the Fractal

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:00:10 +0000

Author : Greg van Eekhout Narrator : Tina Connolly Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Originally published in 2113: Stories Inspired by the Music of Rush, edited by Kevin J. Anderson in April 2016. On the Fringes of the Fractal By Greg van Eekhout I was working the squirt station […]

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Escape Pod 597: Ms. Figgle-DeBitt‘s Home for Wayward A.I.s

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:00:24 +0000

Author : Kurt Pankau Narrator : Matt Dovey Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 597: Ms. Figgle-DeBitt‘s Home for Wayward A.I.s is an Escape Pod original. Ms. Figgle-DeBitt’s Home for Wayward A.I.s By Kurt Pankau I watch with hope as Ms. Figgle-DeBitt samples a slice of caramelized […]

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Escape Pod 596: The Wind You Touch When You Run

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 21:00:46 +0000

Author : James Beamon Narrator : Dominick Rabrun Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 596: The Wind You Touch When You Run is an Escape Pod original. The Wind You Touch When You Run By James Beamon This pursuit starts as they all start, going after the […]

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Escape Pod 595: Islands in the Dark

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 21:00:51 +0000

Author : Sarah Goldman Narrator : Karen Bovenmyer Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 595: Islands in the Dark is an Escape Pod original. Islands in the Dark By Sarah Goldman Road out from Kaysee was boring as ever. The kids we’d picked up this time weren’t anything […]

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Escape Pod 594: The Spice Portrait

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:00:48 +0000

Author : J.M. Evenson Narrator : Stephanie Morris Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 594: The Spice Portrait is an Escape Pod original. The Spice Portrait By J.M. Evenson They said my love for my daughter was excessive, that I made her weak by kissing her and singing […]

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Escape Pod 593: Planetbound

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 21:00:58 +0000

Author : Nancy Fulda Narrators : Divya Breed and Trendane Sparks Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Originally appeared in CHASING SHADOWS, an anthology published by TOR books and edited by David Brin and Stephen W. Potts, January 2017 Planetbound By Nancy Fulda There’s a moment that comes, the […]

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EP592: When All the Clocks Are Wrong

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 21:00:43 +0000

Author : Beth Goder Narrator : Ibba Armancas Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht EP592: When All the Clocks Are Wrong is an Escape Pod original. When All the Clocks Are Wrong By Beth Goder Jen locks her bike and heads towards the theater. She needs a break from studying, but more importantly, […]

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EP591: A House of Her Own

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 21:00:03 +0000

Author : Bo Balder Narrator : Amy H. Sturgis Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht A House of Her Own originally appeared in Fantasy & Science Fiction September 2015. Thanks to our sponsor, ARCHIVOS – a Story Mapping and Development Tool for writers, gamers, and storytellers of all kinds! A House of Her Own By […]

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EP590: Four Seasons in the Forest of Your Mind

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 21:00:09 +0000

Author : Caroline M. Yoachim Narrator : Stephanie Morris Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Four Seasons in the Forest of Your Mind originally appeared in the the May/June 2015 issue of Fantasy & Science Fiction. Thanks to our sponsor, ARCHIVOS – a Story Mapping and Development Tool for writers, gamers, […]

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EP589: Seb Dreams of Reincarnation

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:00:07 +0000

Author : Aimee Ogden Narrator : Matthew Hamblin Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums EP589: Seb Dreams of Reincarnation is an Escape Pod original.         Thanks to our sponsor, ARCHIVOS – a Story Mapping and Development Tool for writers, gamers, and storytellers of all kinds!  Seb Dreams […]

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EP588: Rocket Surgery

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 21:00:06 +0000

Author : Effie Seiberg Narrator : Summer Brooks Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Rocket Surgery originally appeared in Analog, 2016.         Thanks to our sponsor, ARCHIVOS – a Story Mapping and Development Tool for writers, gamers, and storytellers of all kinds! Rocket Surgery By Effie Seiberg We’d tested […]

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EP587: Someday

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 21:00:37 +0000

Author : James Patrick Kelly Narrator : Ibba Armancas Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Someday originally appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction, April/May, 2014 Someday By James Patrick Kelly  Daya had been in no hurry to become a mother. In the two years since she’d reached childbearing age, she’d built […]

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EP586: The 1st Annual Lunar Biathlon

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:00:57 +0000

Author : Rachael K. Jones Narrator : Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums The 1st Annual Lunar Biathlon originally appeared in Crossed Genres October 2015.  The 1st Annual Lunar Biathlon By Rachael K. Jones Raji and I were always designing new torments for ourselves, and then calling them good, […]

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EP585: We All Scream

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 20:23:56 +0000

Author : Marie Vibbert Narrator : Julie Davis Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums EP585: We All Scream is an Escape Pod original. We All Scream By Marie Vibbert We weren’t, any of us, heroes. Aiden was a downright chicken. I’m allowed to say that; I love him. My […]

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EP584: Your Body, By Default

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 22:33:20 +0000

Author : Alexis Hunter Narrator : Alex Acks Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Your Body, By Default was originally published in Fireside Fiction, Issue 35 on August 9, 2016.  Your Body, By Default By Alexis Hunter They brought you back because they want something from you. Maybe one day they […]

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EP583: The Librarian

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 20:00:15 +0000

Author : Andrew Kozma Narrator : John Meagher Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums EP583: The Librarian is an Escape Pod original. The Librarian By Andrew Kozma People call Matt a librarian, but he doesn’t mind. He takes care of the books, so the name makes sense, even if […]

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Announcing: Artemis Rising 4 for March, 2018

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:00:51 +0000

Escape Pod is pleased to announce that Artemis Rising will return in March, 2018, across all four Escape Artists podcasts! Our annual event is a month-long showcase of stories by women and nonbinary authors in speculative fiction. This year’s stories will be guest edited by two of our Associate Editors, Laura Pearlman and S. Kay Nash. Escape Pod is […]

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EP582: Unit Two Does Her Makeup

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 21:37:18 +0000

Author : Laura Duerr Narrator : Andrea Phillips Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums EP582: Unit Two Does Her Makeup is an Escape Pod original. Unit Two Does Her Makeup By Laura Duerr Doctor Spencer has brought me an artist. My eyes on the outside of the building register the […]

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EP581: That Game We Played During the War

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:24:38 +0000

Author : Carrie Vaughn Narrator : Amy H. Sturgis Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums That Game We Played During the War originally appeared on Tor.com in March 2016. That Game We Played During the War By Carrie Vaughn From the moment she left the train station, absolutely everybody stopped to look […]

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EP580: Nozizwe and Almahdi

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:00:33 +0000

Author : J. R. Dawson Narrator : Eric Luke Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums EP580: Nozizwe and Almahdi is an Escape Pod original.  Nozizwe and Almahdi By J. R. Dawson She was a princess and he was a prince, and they had been genetically made for each other. The […]

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EP579: Texts from the Ghost War

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 04:27:44 +0000

Author : Alex Yuschik Narrators : Adam Pracht and Trendane Sparks Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums EP579: Texts from the Ghost War is an Escape Pod original.  Texts from the Ghost War By Alex Yuschik While I realize driving that mech likely takes all of your limited resources, […]

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EP578: Cherry Squid

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 03:03:31 +0000

Author : Celeste Hollister Narrator : Amy H. Sturgis Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums EP578: Cherry Squid is an Escape Pod original. Cherry Squid By Celeste Hollister It was the cherry squid that did him in. Outside his window, seventy stories up, the advertisement bloomed, melon yellow, racecar red. […]

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EP577: The Ghosts of Europa Will Keep You Trapped in a Prison You Make for Yourself

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:00:20 +0000

Author : Matt Dovey Narrator : Tina Connolly Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums EP577: The Ghosts of Europa Will Keep You Trapped in a Prison You Make for Yourself is an Escape Pod original. The Ghosts of Europa Will Keep You Trapped in a Prison You Make for […]

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EP576: Karma Among the Cloud Kings

Thu, 18 May 2017 21:00:49 +0000

Author : Brian Trent Narrator : Ellora Sen-Gupta Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Karma Among the Cloud Kings was first published in Analog in March 2015. Karma Among the Cloud Kings By Brian Trent I. Fifty thousand feet above Tempest’s highest clouds, Antarag Vel-heth invites me to sit beside him in […]

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EP575: Red Kelly Owns the Moon

Thu, 11 May 2017 21:00:41 +0000

Author : Shaenon K. Garrity Narrator : Cheyenne Wright Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums EP575: Red Kelly Owns the Moon is an Escape Pod original. Red Kelly Owns the Moon By Shaenon Garrity Nobody remembered how Red Kelly got his hands on the moon. He picked up a […]

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EP574: Yosemite

Thu, 04 May 2017 20:27:53 +0000

Author : D. S. McNab Narrator : Eric Luke Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums EP574: Yosemite is an Escape Pod original. Yosemite By D.S. McNab Have you ever wondered why park rangers are so deliriously happy with their job despite the crap pay? The easy answer is that they […]

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Editorial Changes At The Pod

Thu, 04 May 2017 05:00:20 +0000

It’s with mixed emotions that we announce our news: Divya Breed and Mur Lafferty are the new co-editors of Escape Pod. Our beloved Norm Sherman has stepped down from the big chair due to a variety of personal reasons. Benjamin C. Kinney has taken the role of assistant editor. Norm has been a force of nature […]

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EP573: Whatever Tower, However High

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:35:01 +0000

Author : Julia K. Patt Narrator : Logan Waterman Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums EP573: Whatever Tower, However High is an Escape Pod original. Whatever Tower, However High By Julia K. Patt It is my 567th day inside. But I’m not really counting. Outside, Leo and Maurizio sit by […]

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EP572: Nothing to See Here

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:48:16 +0000

Author : Arthur Doweyko Narrator : Patrick Bazile Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Nothing to See Here was an Honorable Mention in the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest. Nothing to See Here By Arthur Doweyko There is a comfort in the strength of love; ‘Twill make a […]

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EP571: Beetle-Cleaned Skulls

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 23:38:28 +0000

Author : J. E. Bates Narrator : Trendane Sparks Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums EP571: Beetle-Cleaned Skulls is an Escape Pod original.   Beetle-Cleaned Skulls By J. E. Bates Fine amber dust infiltrated everything in the Preserve. Each morning, I vacuumed it away with my ventral hose prior to […]

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EP570: What Good is a Glass Warrior?

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 20:00:05 +0000

Author : G. Scott Huggins Narrator : Jen Rhodes Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums EP570: What Good is a Glass Warrior? is an Escape Pod original. What Good is a Glass Warrior? By Scott Huggins   Like falling through rings of intermittent diamonds; White laser-circles of moon. Kinhang Chan […]

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Escape Pod 569: Artemis Rising – Safe Harbour (Artemis Rising 3)

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 16:07:58 +0000

Author : Kristene Perron Narrator : Divya Breed Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Artist : Ashley Mackenzie Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 569: Artemis Rising – Safe Harbour (Artemis Rising 3) is an Escape Pod original. Artemis Rising returns to Escape Pod for its third year! This month-long event highlights science […]

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Escape Pod 568: Artemis Rising – Dr. Mbalu and the Butcher’s Daughter

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:02:56 +0000

Author : Megan Chaudhuri Narrator : Laurice White Host : Caron J. Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Artist : Ashley Mackenzie Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 568: Artemis Rising – Dr. Mbalu and the Butcher’s Daughter is an Escape Pod original. Artemis Rising returns to Escape Pod for its third year! This month-long event highlights […]

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Escape Pod 567: Artemis Rising – Baro Porrajmos, or Love in the Vardo

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:00:36 +0000

Author : Eileen Gunnell Lee Narrator : Marguerite Croft Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Artist : Ashley Mackenzie Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 567: Artemis Rising – Baro Porrajmos, or Love in the Vardo is an Escape Pod original. Artemis Rising returns to Escape Pod for its third year! This month-long […]

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Escape Pod 566: Artemis Rising – Honey and Bone

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 21:18:17 +0000

Author : Madeline Alvey Narrator : Tina Connolly Host : Alex Acks Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Artist : Ashley Mackenzie Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 566: Artemis Rising – Honey and Bone is an Escape Pod original. Artemis Rising returns to Escape Pod for its third year! This month-long event highlights science fiction by […]

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Escape Pod 565: Artemis Rising – The Zombee Project 3.0

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 21:00:00 +0000

Author : Allison Mulder Narrator : Ibba Armancas Host : Divya Breed Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Artist : Ashley Mackenzie Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 565: Artemis Rising – The Zombee Project 3.0 is an Escape Pod original. Artemis Rising returns to Escape Pod for its third year! This month-long event highlights science fiction […]

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Escape Pod 564: Trusted Messenger

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:07:42 +0000

Author : Kevin Wabaunsee Narrator : Phillip Lanos Host : Norm Sherman Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 564: Trusted Messenger is an Escape Pod original. Trusted Messenger By Kevin Wabaunsee Dr. Thaddeus Begay had been expecting a dying child in the exam room, but no one had said anything about a […]

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Escape Pod 563: Two Steps Forward

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:30:05 +0000

Author : Holly Schofield Narrator : Adam Pracht Host : Norm Sherman Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums First appeared in the anthology Scarecrows edited by Rhonda Parrish. Two Steps Forward By Holly Schofield I eased myself down off the running board of the ’28 Hudson sedan then laid a hand on the hood in mute […]

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Escape Pod 562: Meltwater

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 21:00:14 +0000

Author : Benjamin C. Kinney Narrator : Rajan Khanna Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Strange Horizons, March 2016 Meltwater By Benjamin C. Kinney My beloved waits for me in the flooded church. She’s died one time too many, and I can’t get her back without her help. At least, […]

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Escape Pod 561: The Android’s Prehistoric Menagerie

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 21:30:05 +0000

Author : A. Merc Rustad Narrator : Setsu Uzume Host : Adam Pracht Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Mothership Zeta, February 2016 The Android’s Prehistoric Menagerie By A. Merc Rustad The world explodes. Unit EX-702 comes back online when UV wavelengths activate its solar plating. Its optics are crusted with red dust; a […]

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Escape Pod 560: Run

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 21:00:30 +0000

Author : C.R. Hodges Narrator : Eden Royce Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 560: Run is an Escape Pod original. Run By C.R. Hodges The claxon blares three times: all clear. We file out of the underground shelter and up the serpentine lava tube. Our semi-annual hibernation […]

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EA Metacast, January 2017

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 17:00:54 +0000

A look back at 2016 and what’s in store for Escape Artists — and for you — in 2017. Also, a full list of 2016 award-eligible 2016 Escape Pod first publications follows, along with links to episodes, for those who couldn’t make it through the marathon audio version: “Brain Worms and White Whales” by Jen […]

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Escape Pod 559: Vegetablemen in Peanut Town

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:31:19 +0000

Author : August Marion Narrator : Trendane Sparks Host : Norm Sherman Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 559: Vegetablemen in Peanut Town is an Escape Pod original. Vegetablemen in Peanut Town By August Marion Otto scanned the grassy countryside for any sign of marauding vegetables. The steeple he and Darby […]

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Escape Pod 558: Holding the Ghosts

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:50:53 +0000

Author : Gwendolyn Clare Narrator : Dionne Obeso Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Asimov’s, March 2015 Holding the Ghosts By Gwendolyn Clare Abby was in control of the body the first time a glitch occurred. She was “home from college for the long weekend”—that’s what the imprinted memories showed, at […]

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Escape Pod 557: Impossibility Crow

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 22:59:32 +0000

Author : Remy Nakamura Narrator : Roberto Suarez Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 557: Impossibility Crow is an Escape Pod original. Impossibility Crow By Remy Nakamura The Kingdom Coffee Missionary Handbook tells Paulo that he should always put his guns away during a door approach. He’s […]

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EP556: In a Manner of Speaking

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 21:00:53 +0000

AUTHOR: Charity Tahmaseb NARRATOR: Amy H. Sturgis HOST: Tina Connolly In a Manner of Speaking was originally published in Selfies from the End of the World: Historical Accounts of the Apocalypse, September 2015, DefCon One Publishing. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter […]

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EP555: Monstrance of Sky

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 21:00:14 +0000

AUTHOR: Christopher Mark Rose NARRATOR: Alethea Kontis HOST: Norm Sherman Monstrance of Sky is an Escape Pod original. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Christopher Mark Rose is a fledgling writer of speculative fiction. His story “A Thousand Solomons” […]

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EP554: Captain Drake Learns His Lines

Sat, 17 Dec 2016 18:36:08 +0000

AUTHORS: Amy Sisson & Kate Suratt NARRATOR: Christopher Cornell HOST: Alasdair Stuart Captain Drake Learns His Lines is an Escape Pod original. It is the first story in the short story series The Misadventures of Captain Drake. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting […]

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EP553: Water Finds Its Level

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:00:21 +0000

AUTHOR: M. Bennardo NARRATOR: Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali HOST: Norm Sherman Water Finds Its Level was originally published in Lightspeed Magazine. (May 2013) Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Matthew Bennardo lives in Ohio. He co-edited the science-fiction anthology Machine of Death, […]

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EP552: RedChip BlueChip

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:00:33 +0000

AUTHOR: Effie Seiberg HOST & NARRATOR: Tina Connolly RedChip BlueChip was originally published in Crossed Genres (June 2015 issue). Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Effie Seiberg is a science fiction and fantasy writer living in San Francisco. Her […]

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EP551: The Most Absurd Dance at the End of the Worlds

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:00:27 +0000

AUTHOR: Holly Heisey NARRATOR: Andrea Richardson HOST: Alasdair Stuart The Most Absurd Dance at the End of the Worlds is an Escape Pod original. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Holly Heisey launched their writing career in sixth […]

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EP550: When They Come Back

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 21:00:18 +0000

AUTHOR: Natalie Theodoridou NARRATOR: Ibba Armancas HOST: Tina Connolly When They Come Back was originally published in Crossed Genres (Issue 22), in October 2014. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter Help support the Pseudopod Kickstarter to support pay for narrators (… […]

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EP549: The Battaile of the Mudde

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 23:08:44 +0000

AUTHOR: Anthony Tardiff NARRATOR: J. J. Campanella HOST: Adam Pracht The Battaile of the Mudde is an Escape Pod original. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter Help support the Pseudopod Kickstarter to support pay for narrators (… and get this awesome Tiki […]

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Book Review: Crimson Death by Laurell K. Hamilton

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:00:54 +0000

Well, Laurell K. Hamilton has done it again. She's written a pretty decent police procedural and then tacked on about 300 pages of relationship angst. Yes, that's right, it's time for me to review Crimson Death, the latest Anita Blake novel.

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EP548: A Prayer at Noon

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 20:00:02 +0000

AUTHOR: John Shade NARRATOR: Amber Pracht HOST: Norm Sherman A Prayer at Noon appeared originally in Triangulation: Parch (Volume 7) edited by Stephen V. Ramey.  Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter Help support the Pseudopod Kickstarter to support pay for narrators (… and get […]

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EP547: Ride the Dragon

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:00:12 +0000

AUTHOR: Bojan Ratković NARRATOR: Steve Anderson HOST: Norm Sherman Ride the Dragon is an Escape Pod original. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Bojan Ratković is a writer from Serbia, now living in Ontario, Canada. His work […]

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EP546: Recollection

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:41:01 +0000

AUTHOR: Nancy Fulda NARRATOR: Trendane Sparks HOST: Alasdair Stuart Recollection originally appeared in CARBIDE-TIPPED PENS, an anthology edited by Eric Choi and Ben Bova, TOR Books, December 2014. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author…   Nancy Fulda is […]

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EP545: Murder or a Duck

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 20:00:38 +0000

AUTHOR: Beth Goder NARRATOR: Amy H. Sturgis HOST: Alasdair Stuart Murder or a Duck is an Escape Pod original. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Beth Goder worked as an archivist at Stanford before becoming a full-time mom […]

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EP544: Only Human

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 04:01:44 +0000

AUTHOR: Lavie Tidhar NARRATOR: Summer Brooks HOST: Alasdair Stuart This story was originally published in The Lowest Heaven, anthology, edited by Jared Shurin and Anne C. Perry, Jurassic London, 2013. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Lavie Tidhar’s […]

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EP543: Rock, Paper, Scissors, Love, Death

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 03:12:41 +0000

Author : Caroline M. Yoachim AUTHOR: Caroline M. Yoachim NARRATOR: Nicola Seaton-Clark HOST: Tina Connolly This story was originally published by Lightspeed. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Caroline M. Yoachim lives in Seattle and loves cold […]

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EP542: The Hungers of Refugees

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 04:19:49 +0000

AUTHOR: Michael Glyde NARRATOR: Joe Williams HOST: Alasdair Stuart This story has not been published previously. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… M. Glyde recently moved 1813 miles from Pittsburgh, PA to El Paso, TX, […]

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EP541: As Travelers in Sky Boats

Tue, 13 Sep 2016 03:28:17 +0000

AUTHOR: Kristin Janz NARRATOR: Ibba Armancas HOST: Tina Connolly This story has not been published previously. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Kristin Janz is a Canadian speculative fiction writer who has lived in the […]

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Book Review: Only Superhuman by Christopher L. Bennett

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:00:36 +0000

Given that I enjoyed Christopher L. Bennett's Star Trek tie-in novels, I figured I'd like his first original novel, Only Superhuman. And I did. Mostly.

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EP540: The Right Answer

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 20:59:00 +0000

AUTHOR: James Miller NARRATOR: Adam Pracht HOST: Alasdair Stuart This story was first published in Unidentified Funny Objects 3 in 2014. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… During the day, James A. Miller works on […]

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EP539: Squirrels, Foxes and Other Fine Specimens

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 03:21:19 +0000

AUTHOR: Gareth D Jones NARRATOR: Andrew Clarke HOST: Norm Sherman This story has not been previously published. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia page Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… I’m an environmental scientist, writer and father of 5. My stories have […]

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EP408a: Eugie Award Re-Post of Immersion

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 03:02:42 +0000

  Escape Artists would like to draw your attention to a fantastic event happening next week at DragonCon, the Eugie Foster Memorial Award for Short Fiction. http://www.eugiefoster.com/eugieaward This annual award will be presented for the first time in 2016—for works published in 2015. The Eugie Award honors stories that are irreplaceable, that inspire, enlighten, and entertain. […]

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EP538: The Starsmith

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:32:31 +0000

STORY: EP538: The Starsmith AUTHOR: Jonathan Edelstein NARRATOR: James Odcombe HOST: Tina Connolly This story has not been previously published, but is set in the same universe as “First Do No Harm,” which appeared in Strange Horizons. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia page Thank you […]

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Artemis Rising 3

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 05:11:46 +0000

  Artemis Rising returns in March 2017 across all four Escape Artists podcasts! Celebrating its third anniversary, Artemis Rising will be a month-long showcase of stories by women and nonbinary authors in speculative fiction. Escape Pod is seeking original science fiction with a length of 2000 – 6000 words and will be open for Artemis Rising submissions during the month […]

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EP537: Honeycomb Girls

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 03:49:59 +0000

RELEASED 10.August.2016 AUTHOR: Erin Cashier NARRATOR: Johnathan Danz HOST: Norm Sherman WARNING: some sexual imagery This story first appeared in Upgraded. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia page Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Erin Cashier is fond of the unreliable […]

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EP536: Prophet to the Dogs

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 05:14:11 +0000

RELEASED 3.August.2016 AUTHOR: Bethany Edwards NARRATOR: George Hrab HOST: Tina Connolly WARNING: profane language and violence This story has not been previously published. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia page Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Mystery! about the narrator… Multi-instrumentalist, singer, […]

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EP535: Bluejay

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 04:31:24 +0000

by Edward Ashton read by Josh Roseman This story has not been previously published. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia page Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Edward Ashton is a clinical research scientist and writer living in Rochester, New York. His short […]

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Movie Review: Swiss Army Man

Mon, 04 Jul 2016 14:00:51 +0000

Here's a sentence I never thought I'd say: "I have seen the Daniel Radcliffe farting corpse movie." Here's another one: "I liked it."

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EP534: Joolie & Irdl

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 14:21:34 +0000

by Sandy Parsons narrated by Nicola Seaton-Clark This story has not been previously published. At the end of the show, there were excerpts from a speech given by President Barack Obama 4 days after 49 people were executed in a shooting rampage in Orlando, FL, USA which you can see in full here: https://youtu.be/QMvxpyeq6xU Discuss on […]

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Escape Pod Closing to Submissions

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 03:45:24 +0000

Escape Pod will be closed to submissions July 1 – 31, 2016. Reopening August 1, 2016.

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EP533: 2016 Flash Fiction Contest Winners

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:41:37 +0000

  These stories have not been previously published. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia page Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the authors… Ben Hallert: I live in Oregon with my wife, two children, a plane, and a reach that regularly exceeds my grasp. […]

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EP532: Saints, Beasts and Zombies

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 04:03:32 +0000

by Gary Kloster narrated by Roberto Suarez This story has not been previously published. Mentioned by Mur: https://weightlessbooks.com/category/format/subscription/mothership-zeta/ Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia page Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… I’ve always loved speculative fiction.  That’s the fancy name for stories that involve […]

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EP531: Bend Back the Shadows

Thu, 26 May 2016 04:04:02 +0000

by Michael Reid narrated by Summer Brooks This story has not been previously published. Mentioned by Alasdair: https://weightlessbooks.com/category/format/subscription/mothership-zeta/ Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia page Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… I am a 2015 graduate of the Clarion Workshop, but I have no other […]

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EP530: City in the Wound

Wed, 11 May 2016 04:50:01 +0000

by Michael Buckley narrated by Barry Haworth This story has not been previously published. This episode also featured an excerpt from Ecko: Endgame by Danie Ware which you can get more info about on her website: http://danieware.com/tag/ecko-endgame/ and you can tweet her @danacea Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable […]

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EP529: Of Blessed Servitude

Tue, 03 May 2016 04:04:36 +0000

by A. Merc Rustad narrated by Trendane Sparks This story was originally published in Fictionvale in 2013. This is a story set in the same world as “To the Knife-Cold Stars,” which ran in Escape Pod in February 2015. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia […]

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EP528: Divided By Zero

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 03:50:00 +0000

by Samantha Murray narrated by Ibba Armancas This story has not been previously published. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia page Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Samantha Murray is a writer, actor, mathematician and mother.  Not particularly in that order. […]

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EP527: Plural

Sun, 17 Apr 2016 18:15:41 +0000

by Lia Swope Mitchell narrated by Amanda Ching This story was originally published in the February/March 2015 issue of Cosmos Magazine Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia page Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Lia Ardith Swope Mitchell is a writer of literary […]

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Bring Back the Middle Ground

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:00:10 +0000

I hope you both like and dislike this article, because if you do, then I did my job right.

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EP: Metacast 0416

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 04:28:25 +0000

We wanted to give you a quick update of the goings-on at Escape Pod. It’s the first of what we expect to be many positive developments in 2016, so hold onto your socks!

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EP526: The Hunter Captain

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 04:07:51 +0000

by David John Baker narrated by Mat Weller This story has not been previously published. Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia page Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the author… Aside from my philosophical essays, I also write short science fiction stories.  Some of […]

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EP525: Among the Living

Fri, 18 Mar 2016 04:43:42 +0000

by John Markley narrated by Carl Allery Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our sortable Wikipedia page Thank you for visiting us on Facebook and Twitter about the narrator… Carl Allery has sold a couple of stories (Farthing Magazine, Killers ed. Colin Harvey), had a couple read out loud (BBC local radio, Escape Pod) […]

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