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.

Paying It Forward

Starting a new genre publication or stepping into a senior editorial position can be a daunting prospect, with few resources for learning about industry best practices or to privately sense-check new ideas. We might be able to help.

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Announcing WITCHING HOUR

Escape Artists are very proud to announce their audio drama debut, WITCHING HOUR. This hour-long special will release at midnight, Sunday October 31st for your Halloween audio entertainment, across all four EA podcasts. Set during 2021’s unique Halloween ‘witching hour’, this alternate PseudoPod is at the centre of a multiverse-threatening ritual. PseudoPod Towers are manifesting across […]

2021 British Fantasy Awards Best Audio Finalists PseudoPod and PodCastle

EA Receives British Fantasy Award Nominations Once Again!

Another year, another amazing group of BRITISH FANTASY AWARD NOMINATIONS! Award-winning genre fiction podcasts PseudoPod and PodCastle return to the British Fantasy Society Best Audio award as 2021 finalists. Additionally, John Wiswell’s 8-Bit Free Will (PodCastle 654), has been nominated for Best Short Fiction! Continuing the good news train, our very own Escape Pod’s Premee […]

EA Stands in Solidarity with the Palestinian People

EA stands in solidarity with the people of Palestine and their right to freedom, justice, equality and self-determination. We encourage everyone to educate themselves with vetted and trusted sources like decolonizepalestine.com, and to support the Palestinian people’s calls for social media exposure and  protest tactics such as the Boycott, Divest, Sanctions movement. We also want […]

PodCastle is an Aurora Award finalist!

Congratulations to Jen R. Albert, Cherea Clark, Setsu Uzume, Peter Behravesh, and the entire PodCastle team for their Aurora Award nomination for Best Related Work!  EA also extends its congratulations to Premee Mohamed for BENEATH THE RISING as a Best Novel finalist, and Jen R. Albert for the ephemera reading series as a Best Related […]