Escape Pod and Alasdair Stuart Return as Hugo Finalists!

We are thrilled to announce that Escape Pod is again a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine! Congratulations to co-editors S. B. Divya and Mur Lafferty, assistant editor Benjamin C. Kinney, producers Summer Brooks and Adam Pracht, co-hosts Tina Connolly and Alasdair Stuart, and the entire Escape Pod team!

Escape Pod celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, and this is its second nomination. A huge thank you to the voters for the nomination, and congratulations to all their fellow finalists.

We’re also delighted to see EA co-owner and Hostus Mostus Alasdair Stuart return to the Best Fan Writer short list, and are ecstatic to see Escape Pod associate editor Shiv Ramdas be nominated for “And Now His Lordship Is Laughing” (Strange Horizons, 9 September 2019) for best Short Story!

The complete list of finalists is available here.

The Hugo Awards will be presented at the 78th World Science Fiction Convention, CoNZealand, in July. This year’s virtual WorldCon will be the first in the convention’s history.