BREAKING NEWS: Escape Pod is a Hugo Finalist!

We are thrilled to announce that Escape Pod is a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine!  A huge thank you to the voters for the nomination, and congratulations to all their fellow finalists. Congratulations to Tina Connolly, S. B. Divya, Benjamin C. Kinney, Mur Lafferty,  Adam Pracht, Norm Sherman, Alasdair Stuart, and the entire Escape Pod team! Currently, Divya, Mur, Benjamin, […]

Artemis Rising 4 cover art reveal

This year’s fantastic cover is by Geneva Benton, whose work you’ve probably seen on Fiyah’s incredible 2017 covers. Check out their interview with her. Layout by PodCastle’s own Matt Dovey. Geneva is a self-taught illustrator from North Carolina, who loves working with colors, big hair, and drawing whimsy with a touch of realism and happiness. […]

2017 Award Eligibility Round-up

Today’s the last day for Nebula nominations and the Hugo nomination portal is open now! For your convenience and consideration, we’ve assembled all the EA eligibility posts for you, Avengers-style! Each of our shows are eligible in Semiprozine categories, and their editor(s) are eligible in Editor: Short Form categories. Click any image to be taken directly to […]

Thank you, January supporters!

Once a month we want to say a special thank you to the new supporters who keep our servers fed and our shows in your podcatchers week after week. A huge thank you to those who joined us in January 2018:

New Patreon Goals Coming

Hello everyone! Welcome to the New Year! Hopefully you’re all settled in and coming up to speed on whatever goals and projects you have in mind for the year ahead. This is a short heads up that we’ll be posting our new set of goals over at Patreon shortly, and reopening the digital convention table […]

Happy Almost New Year!

2017 has been rough for a lot of people, including us. We’ve had major infra-structure changes, new websites to put in place, and a vast array of behind the scenes challenges across the last twelve months. (Only twelve?! This year has been quite the decade…) And all the while bringing you the best in free […]

And now, Victory!

We have two pieces of great news to share with you: The table of contents for The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year Volume 12, edited by Jonathan Strahan, has been released and includes “Concessions” by PodCastle’s co-editor Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali. Well done, Khaalidah! We also caught up with Erin Roberts, associate editor at […]

PodCastle 500!

PodCastle has hit a tremendous milestone today, releasing it’s 500th episode “Maiden Mother Crone,” a collaborative story by Ann Leckie and Rachel Swirsky, hosted by Dave Thompson and Anna Schwind, and narrated by Wilson Fowlie — all PodCastle veteran rock stars! Assistant editor Setsu Uzume gives us the low-down: