New Year, New Goals

Hello folks, Alasdair here. It’s the top of the year and, as is always the way with times like this, we’re taking stock and making some changes. Specifically, to what our Patreon goals are. You can find all the details in our latest post. TL;DR – we’re bringing swag to our Patrons in support of […]

If You Stand for Nothing, What’ll You Fall For?

This is not the Parsec Awards blog post we began writing a few days ago. In light of recent events, Escape Artists is declining its 2018 Parsec wins. Escape Pod, edited by Mur Lafferty and S. B. Divya, won Best Speculative Fiction Magazine or Anthology Podcast. PodCastle, edited by Jen R. Albert and Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali […]

Parsec Wins for Escape Pod and PodCastle!

PodCastle and Escape Pod swept up two of this year’s Parsec Awards, with Escape Pod winning Best Magazine, and PodCastle taking home Best Short Story (Small Cast, Short Form) for “Six Jobs” by Tim Pratt, narrated by Stephanie Malia Morris with host Setsu Uzume and producer Peter Wood. The short story category was particularly excellent this […]

Marguerite Kenner and Alasdair Stuart awarded Legends of Fantasycon 2018

The British Fantasy Society’s annual conference, Fantasycon, took place in Chester October 19-21, including the presentation of the BFS awards. During the awards ceremony Marguerite and Alasdair were presented with the Legends of Fantasycon award for 2018. The Legend award was established in 2017 and is given annually in recognition of service to the event.  

2018 Parsec Finalists Announced

It’s a banner year for EA at the Parsecs! The 2018 finalists have been announced and include entries from Escape Pod, PodCastle and Cast of Wonders! Congratulations to all the finalists!    

Scam alert: Audrie Stroud

We’ve become aware that this individual is contacting artists and authors claiming to be a “creative editor and sourcer” for Escape Artists. The email we’re aware of requested the recipient’s freelance rates, and offered a permanent, full time position. We do not know who this individual is, and they are not acting in our name. […]

On Inclusion and Artemis Rising: An Apology

It has come to our attention, through multiple channels, that the current incarnation of Artemis Rising 5 has caused harm to members of our community. Thanks to Bogi Takács’s eloquent explanation of how to bring more voices to the table, we are examining the best way to repair the trust we’ve broken. We appreciate the […]

Jen R Albert and Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali are World Fantasy nominees!

Massive congratulations to Jen and Khaalidah for their nomination in the Special Award – Non-Professional category for PodCastle! Nominations were sourced from members of the current year’s convention, as well as the previous two years attendees and a panel of judges. This year’s award judges are David Anthony Durham, Christopher Golden, Juliet E. McKenna, Charles […]