March 2020 Metacast

Transcript (Alasdair) Hi everyone, Alasdair here. We’re not going to ask how you are right now, because we have a pretty good idea. You’re fine. You’re FINE. You’re the same version of fine as everyone right now, the one Aerosmith sang about. The one where you’re alternately anxious, terrified, furious and calm. We empathise. We’re […]


Escape Artists and Titan Books are delighted to announce the upcoming publication of Escape Pod: The Science Fiction Anthology to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the hit podcast of the same name. Featuring new and exclusive stories from today’s bestselling writers, the collection will publish October 2020 and is the latest addition to Titan Books’ […]

Pardon Our Electrons

One of the challenges of being a positively ancient podcasting company by modern standards is the pace at which technology and common practice advance. We’re currently retrofitting swaths of our back catalogs to bring them up to modern standards, including SSL certificates. Unfortunately, some podcatchers are interpreting this as the episodes being ‘new’ and pushing […]

Goodbye, Submittable. Hello, Moksha!

The Escape Artists podcasts are pleased to announce they’ve relocated their submission platforms and are settling in at Moksha. Many thanks to Matthew Kressel for easing the transition. Or, as PseudoPod’s assistant editor Karen Bovenmyer puts it:

2020 Award Season Eligibility Round-up for 2019 Original Fiction

Happy Award Season, everyone! We’ve assembled all the EA eligibility links for your convenience and consideration. Escape Pod, PodCastle, PseudoPod and Cast of Wonders are eligible in Semiprozine categories, and their editors are eligible in Editor: Short Form categories. Please note our editorial teams prefer to be nominated together on ballots. Click any image below […]

All Of Us Or None Of Us

EA passionately supports the empowerment of artists. We believe in Kickstarter as a platform that helps achieve that goal for many independent creators. And we also disagree with and condemn Kickstarter’s anti-union behavior. In solidarity with Kickstarter United‘s request to not penalize campaigns because of the company’s stance, we’ll continue to both signal boost projects […]

Where to Find EA at Worldcon 2019

Hello everyone! Here’s a consolidated list of where you can find the EA Crew in #Dublin2019. The complete program is currently available as a PDF. We’ll update this post with any additions of corrections as the event approaches.

EA Makes The British Fantasy Award Finals

Award-winning genre fiction podcasts PseudoPod and PodCastle have made the shortlist for the British Fantasy Society Best Audio award. The award, which debuted in 2018, went to the BBC audio adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys. PseudoPod was also a finalist that inaugural year. We’re incredibly happy to see the hard work of our editorial […]

Forum Maintenance

The Escape Artists forums will be under construction throughout the summer. We’ll reopen with a new look and streamlined threads so that your comments and questions get seen by podcast staff as well as other fans. The forum will continue to be home to our flash fiction contests and all of the existing content will […]