Congratulations to Shingai Njeri Kagunda!

EA is so excited and proud to congratulate PodCastle co-editor Shingai Njeri Kagunda for winning the 2022 Ignyte Award for her novella “And This is How to Stay Alive“! Congratulations to all other finalists and winners as well!

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CatsCast 7: Four Stories About … Cats?

Four short stories, each one stranger than the last. “Lilly”, by Melissa Mead. Originally published in “A Quiet Shelter There”. “What Color Is a Cat by Moonlight?” by Bo Balder. A CatsCast original. “Your Lives of Uncertain Number” by Laura Blackwell. A CatsCast original. “Ruby Could Be a Cat” by Alexandra Grunberg. A CatsCast original. […]

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CatsCast 6 Preview: Magnificent Maurice, or the Flowers of Immortality

Hey, CatsCast listeners! What’s made of vinyl and adhesive and identifies you as a CatsCast Founding Supporter? If you said the limited edition CatsCast Founding Supporter vinyl sticker, then you probably won’t be eaten by a sphinx today. Why not celebrate your good fortune by subscribing to our Patreon at the “Early Access – CatsCast […]

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CatsCast 5: Daisies

Daisies is a CatsCast original 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 […]

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 & […]

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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. […]

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CatsCast 3: What Cats (and Dragons) Do

What Cats (and Dragons) Do is a CatsCast original. 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 […]

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 […]

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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 Charlotte Platt. 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 […]