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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

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 […]

EP556: In a Manner of Speaking  

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 […]

EP555: Monstrance of Sky  

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” […]

EP554: Captain Drake Learns His Lines  

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 […]

EP553: Water Finds Its Level  

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, […]

EP552: RedChip BlueChip  

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 […]

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

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 […]

EP550: When They Come Back  

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 (… […]

EP549: The Battaile of the Mudde  

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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