A calico cat

CatsCast 5: Daisies

Daisies by Marshall J Moore I believe I was the only person on Earth who stayed outdoors on that golden evening, watching the world end. The bombs rose from the far horizon like stars ascending to greet the night. Our bombs, or at least the ones with Old Glory painted on their sides. Soon they […]

British Fantasy Award Nominations Across EA!

Congratulations to the finalists of the 2022 British Fantasy Awards! Here at EA we’re especially honored to recognize: Award-winning genre fiction podcasts PseudoPod and PodCastle return as Best Audio award finalists! Escape Pod assistant Premee Mohamed received nominations for her horror novel A Broken Darkness, and her novella These Lifeless Things! PodCastle editor Shingai Njeri Kagunda‘s novella & […]

An orange tabby cat

CatsCast 4 preview: The Cat

This month’s CatsCast is The Cat by Nicole Walsh. It’s available on the Escape Artists Premium Content feed on Patreon for patrons at the Premium Content level (that’s $5 a month) or above. We’ll be back here in the free feed next month. In the meantime, here’s a sample of what’s playing over on Patreon. […]

A calico cat with her head and shoulders on the floor and the rest of her on a fluffy red cat bed

CatsCast 3: What Cats (and Dragons) Do

What Cats (and Dragons) Do by KT Bryski Far away in the hill country, there lived a small black cat. Though people enough lived in a nearby town, he belonged only to himself. Sometimes he climbed the town’s old stone walls and prowled its old stone lanes, for he was very fond of sunny window […]

Congratulations to Premee Mohamed!

EA is thrilled to congratulate Escape Pod assistant editor Premee Mohamed for winning the 2021 Nebula Award for her novella “And What Can We Offer You Tonight”! Congratulations also to EA alums Darcie Little Badger and Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki for their wins, Troy L Wiggins for his Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award, and all the winners […]

A cat sitting by a vase of flowers. The cat has a bit of petal on his lip.

CatsCast 2 preview: Tin Opener

This month’s featured cat photo is “What Flower” featuring Zippy, by Bill Shields. This month’s CatsCast is Tin Opener by Jennifer Hudak. It’s available on the Escape Artists Premium Content feed on Patreon for patrons at the Premium Content level (that’s $5 a month) or above. We’ll be back here in the free feed next […]

Ignyte Award Nominations!

The 2022 Ignyte Awards finalists have been announced, and EA is honored to have returned to the Best Fiction Podcast list with three finalists — PodCastle, Escape Pod, and PseudoPod! Congratulations to Shingai Njeri Kagunda, Eleanor Wood, Sofia Barker, Matt Dovey, Peter Behravesh, Jen R. Albert, Cherae Clark, Summer Fletcher, S.B. Divya, Mur Lafferty, Valerie […]

Hugo Nominations!

The 2022 Hugo Award finalists have been announced and EA is honored to have picked up multiple nominations! We are thrilled to announce that both Escape Pod and PodCastle are again finalists for the Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine! Congratulations to both teams: Escape Pod editors S.B. Divya, Mur Lafferty, and Valerie Valdes, assistant editors Benjamin […]

CatsCast 1: The Cat Lady and the Petitioner

The Cat Lady and the Petitioner by Jennifer Hudak Laurie stands in front of a door. It’s old but solid, as many old things are. Whatever paint once covered it has long since worn away, and the wood beneath is striped, and furred with splinters. It is her very first door, of her very first […]

Announcing CatsCast!

Escape Artists are pleased to announce that CatsCast, the imaginary cat-themed podcast whose episodes have appeared on the last two April Fool’s days, is becoming less imaginary starting April 2022. CatsCast is edited by EA’s jester-in-residence, Laura Pearlman.