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The Science Fiction Podcast Magazine. Each week Escape Pod delivers science fiction short stories from today's best authors. Listen today, and hear the new sound of science fiction!

Episodes

EP574: Yosemite  

AUTHOR: D. S. McNab NARRATOR: Erik Luke HOST: Divya Breed Yosemite 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… D. S. McNab, who previously worked in the creatively challenged world of finance, is a lover of all […]

Editorial Changes At The Pod  

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 […]

EP573: Whatever Tower, However High  

AUTHOR: Julia K. Patt NARRATOR: Logan Waterman HOST: Tina Connolly Whatever Tower, However High 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… Julia K. Patt lives in Maryland with one very evil cat and one very frightened […]

EP572: Nothing to See Here  

AUTHOR: Arthur Doweyko NARRATOR: Patrick Bazile HOST: Alasdair Stuart Nothing to See Here was an Honorable Mention in the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest. 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… As a scientist, Arthur has authored over 100 […]

EP571: Beetle-Cleaned Skulls  

AUTHOR: J. E.Bates NARRATOR: Trendane Sparks HOST: Alasdair Stuart Beetle-Cleaned Skulls 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… J.E. Bates is a lifelong communicant of science fiction, fantasy, horror and other mind sugar and […]

EP570: What Good is a Glass Warrior?  

AUTHOR: G. Scott Huggins NARRATOR: Jen Rhodes HOST: Tina Connolly What Good is a Glass Warrior? 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… G. Scott Huggins grew up in the American Midwest and has lived there […]

EP569: Safe Harbour (Artemis Rising 3)  

Artemis Rising returns to Escape Pod for its third year! This month-long event highlights science fiction by women and non-binary authors. We have five original stories this year that range in topics from biotech to far-flung A.I, virtual reality, and nanotech. AUTHOR: Kristene Perron NARRATOR: Divya Breed HOST: Mur Lafferty ARTIST: Ashley Mackenzie Safe Harbour is an Escape Pod original for […]

EP568: Dr. Mbalu and the Butcher’s Daughter (Artemis Rising 3)  

Artemis Rising returns to Escape Pod for its third year! This month-long event highlights science fiction by women and non-binary authors. We have five original stories this year that range in topics from biotech to far-flung A.I, virtual reality, and nanotech. AUTHOR: Megan Chaudhuri NARRATOR: Laurice White HOST: Caron J. ARTIST: Ashley Mackenzie Dr. Mbalu and the […]

EP567: Baro Porrajmos, or Love in the Vardo (Artemis Rising 3)  

Artemis Rising returns to Escape Pod for its third year! This month-long event highlights science fiction by women and non-binary authors. We have five original stories this year that range in topics from biotech to far-flung A.I, virtual reality, and nanotech. AUTHOR: Eileen Gunnell Lee NARRATOR: Marguerite Croft HOST: Divya Breed ARTIST: Ashley Mackenzie Baro Porrajmos, or […]

EP566: Honey and Bone (Artemis Rising 3)  

Artemis Rising returns to Escape Pod for its third year! This month-long event highlights science fiction by women and non-binary authors. We have five original stories this year that range in topics from biotech to far-flung A.I, virtual reality, and nanotech. AUTHOR: Madeline Alvey NARRATOR: Tina Connolly HOST: Alex Acks ARTIST: Ashley Mackenzie Honey and Bone is an Escape Pod […]

EP565: The Zombee Project 3.0 (Artemis Rising 3)  

AUTHOR: Allison Mulder NARRATOR: Ibba Armancas HOST: Divya Breed ARTIST: Ashley Mackenzie The Zombee Project 3.0 is an Escape Pod original for Artemis Rising 3. 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… Allison Mulder is most likely a failed […]

EP564: Trusted Messenger  

AUTHOR: Kevin Wabaunsee NARRATOR: Phillip Lanos HOST: Norm Sherman Trusted Messenger 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… Kevin Wabaunsee is a speculative fiction writer living in Chicago. A former newspaper reporter on the health […]

EP563: Two Steps Forward  

AUTHOR: Holly Schofield NARRATOR: Adam Pracht HOST: Norm Sherman Two Steps Forward first appeared in the anthology Scarecrows edited by Rhonda Parrish Extra music is “Stack O’ Lee Blues” performed by Ma Rainey and Fats Waller and His Orchestra (both in the public domain) Discuss on our forums.  For a list of all Escape Pod stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia Thank you for […]

EP562: Meltwater  

AUTHOR: Benjamin C. Kinney NARRATOR: Rajan Khanna HOST: Tina Connolly Meltwater first appeared in Strange Horizons (March 2016) 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… Benjamin C. Kinney is a neuroscientist by day, speculative fiction writer by night. Once upon a time, […]

EP561: The Android’s Prehistoric Menagerie  

AUTHOR: A. Merc Rustad NARRATOR: Setsu Uzume HOST: Adam Pracht The Android’s Prehistoric Menagerie first appeared in Mothership Zeta (February 2016). 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… A. Merc Rustad is a queer non-binary writer who lives in the […]

EP560: Run  

AUTHOR: C. R. Hodges NARRATOR: Eden Royce HOST: Alasdair Stuart Run 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… C.R. Hodges writes all manner of speculative fiction, from ghost stories to urban fantasy to science fiction. […]

EA Metacast, January 2017  

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 […]

EP559: Vegetablemen in Peanut Town  

AUTHOR: August Marion NARRATOR: Trendane Sparks HOST: Norm Sherman Vegetablemen in Peanut Town 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… August is a native of Detroit who now lives in the Pacific Northwest, and […]

EP558: Holding the Ghosts  

AUTHOR: Gwendolyn Clare NARRATOR: Dionne Obeso HOST: Tina Connolly Holding the Ghosts was originally published in Asimov’s March 2015. 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… Gwendolyn Clare is a New Englander transplanted to North Carolina. She holds a BA in […]

EP557: Impossibility Crow  

AUTHOR: Remy Nakamura NARRATOR: Roberto Suarez HOST: Alasdair Stuart Impossibility Crow 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… Remy Nakamura grew up in Greece, Japan, and the San Francisco Bay Area and currently resides […]

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