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 […]

PseudoPod shortlisted for a British Fantasy Society Award!

Following two rounds of nomination and voting from the members of the British Fantasy Society and FantasyCon, The British Fantasy Awards has reached its final jury stage. PseudoPod has been shortlisted in the inaugural year of the Best Audio category! Winners will be announced on 21 October 2018 at FantasyCon, the BFS annual convention. Congratulations […]

2018 Sunburst Award Longlist

Congratulations to all the Sunburst Awards longlist finalists, including Rati Mehrotra’s Hacker’s Faire, narrated by Wilson Fowlie, and PodCastle associate editor Naru Dames Sundar’s The Weight of Sentience. The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic is an annual award celebrating the best in Canadian fantastika published during the previous calendar year. Winners receive a medallion that incorporates the […]