Artemis Rising

Artemis Rising is an annual month-long event across all four Escape Artists podcasts, celebrating the voices of women, non-binary, trans, and marginalized gendered authors in genre fiction. The resulting lineup is an incredible collection that celebrates the strength, ingenuity, and brilliance of the artists, the characters they create, and the performers that bring these stories to life. It debuted in 2015, with Cast of Wonders joining in 2017.

The showcase publishes original short and flash fiction. It also features the hosting, editing and production talents of a rotating cast. Part of the mission of the project is to give opportunities and experience to these individuals, in publication roles that are traditionally held by men.

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Escape Pod 480: To the Knife-Cold Stars by A. Merc Rustad, read by Mat Weller

Escape Pod 481: Temporary Friends by Caroline M. Yoachim, read by Caitlin Buckley

Escape Pod 482: Chimeras by Julie Steinbacher, read by Jessica Dubish, guest host Gabrielle de Cuir

Escape Pod 483: Boris’s Bar by Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali, read by Kaitie Radel

Escape Pod 484: That Tear Problem by Natalia Theodoridou, read by Hugo Jackson, guest host Rachael K. Jones

Escape Pod 519: In Their Image, by Abra Staffin-Wiebe, narrated by Diane Severson, guest host Mur Lafferty

Escape Pod 520: Singing to the Stars, by Alanna McFall, narrated by Amanda Fitzwater, guest host Amy Sturgis

Escape Pod 521: Myspace: A Ghost Story, by Dominica Phetteplace, narrated by Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali, guest host Angela Lee

Escape Pod 522: Bioluminescent Memory, by Victorya Chase, narrated by Serah Eley, guest host Charity Helton

Escape Pod 523: Windows, by Beth Goder, narrated by Andrea Richardson, guest host Kate Baker

PseudoPod 476: Black Hearts by Shannon Peavey, narrated by Tina Connolly, guest host Wendy N. Wagner

PseudoPod 477: Bug House by Lisa Tuttle, narrated by Heather Welliver, guest hosts Andrea Subissati and Alexandra West

PseudoPod 478: Jay’s Place, by E. Lee McVicar, narrated by Joe Scalora, guest host Julie Hoverson

PseudoPod 479: Like Dolls, by J Lily Corbie, narrated by Kim Lakin-Smith, guest host Marguerite Kenner

PseudoPod 532: Flash on the Borderlands XXXVI – Artemis Rising Showcase

PseudoPod 533: Drift Right by Wendy N. Wagner, read by Wilson Fowlie

PseudoPod 534: In the Country by Christi Nogle, read by Dagny Paul

PseudoPod 535: The Lady With the Light by Mel Kassel, read by Jon Padgett

PseudoPod 536: Meat by Sandra M. Odell, read by Linda Hamilton

PodCastle 401: The Color of Regret by Carrie Patel, read by Setsu Uzume, guest host Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali

PodCastle 402: Opals and Clay by Nino Cipri, read by The Word Whore, guest host Aliette de Bodard

PodCastle 403: Send in the Ninjas by Michelle Ann King, read by Christiana Ellis, guest host Christie Yant

PodCastle 404: Territory by Julie Steinbacher, read by Maura McHugh and Kim Rogers, guest host Amal El-Mohtar

PodCastle 405: Beat Softly, My Wings Of Steel by Beth Cato, read by Elizabeth Green, guest host M.K. Hobson

PodCastle 458: Home Is A House That Loves You by Rachael K. Jones, read by Kate Baker

PodCastle 459: Ice Bar by Petra Kuppers, read by Marguerite Croft

PodCastle 460: The Settlement by Wendi Dunlap, read by Kimberly Taylor

PodCastle 461: Fated Ink by Siobhan Gallegher, read by Setsu Uzume

PodCastle 462: Stay by K. C. Ball, read by Tina Connolly

Cast of Wonders 238: The Absolute Temperature of Outer Space by Sandra M. Odell, read by Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali, guest host Justina Ireland

Cast of Wonders 239: Hackers’ Faire by Rati Mehrotra, read by Wilson Fowlie, guest host Alethea Kontis

Cast of Wonders 240: Cross the Street by Marie Vibbert, read by Roberto Suarez, guest host Gail Carriger

Cast of Wonders 241: Mr. Quacky in Space by Amanda Helms, read by Katherine Inskip, guest host Fonda Lee

Cast of Wonders 294: Earn Your Breath by Jaime O. Mayer, read by Ibba Armancas, guest host Megan LeighCharlotte Bond and Lucy Hounsom from Breaking the Glass Slipper

Cast of Wonders 295: An American Refugee by Tiah Marie Beautement, read by Julia Rios, guest host Alexis Goble

Cast of Wonders 296: Canary’s Refuge by Wendy Nikel, read by Nadia Niaz, guest host Sandra M. Odell

Cast of Wonders 297: Where You Get Your Ideas by Megan Lee Beals, read by Dani Daly, guest host A. Merc Rustad