Regarding Narrator Pay

Recently, on a Twitter call for a specific narrator, discussion broke out regarding the rate of pay we offer narrators. All four podcasts currently pay $30 for short stories, around 12-40 minutes of finished audio ($15 for flash fiction). A professional voice actor pointed out that current union and non-union rates for audiobooks from the […]

Congratulations to Alasdair Stuart, Best Fan Writer Hugo Finalist!

Hugo nominations have just been announced and we have an Escape Artist on the short lists, folks! Our very own co-owner, boss, keeper of the big red button and PseudoPod host, Alasdair Stuart is a finalist for the Best Fan Writer award! Best Fan Writer is for work published in print or digitally for semiprozines, […]

Artemis Rising 5

Welcome to Artemis Rising 5, our annual event featuring authors of marginalized genders and sexes. Episodes will air across the entire Escape Artists podcast network throughout the month of March.

New Year, New Goals

Hello folks, Alasdair here. It’s the top of the year and, as is always the way with times like this, we’re taking stock and making some changes. Specifically, to what our Patreon goals are. You can find all the details in our latest post. TL;DR – we’re bringing swag to our Patrons in support of […]

If You Stand for Nothing, What’ll You Fall For?

This is not the Parsec Awards blog post we began writing a few days ago. In light of recent events, Escape Artists is declining its 2018 Parsec wins. Escape Pod, edited by Mur Lafferty and S. B. Divya, won Best Speculative Fiction Magazine or Anthology Podcast. PodCastle, edited by Jen R. Albert and Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali […]

Parsec Wins for Escape Pod and PodCastle!

PodCastle and Escape Pod swept up two of this year’s Parsec Awards, with Escape Pod winning Best Magazine, and PodCastle taking home Best Short Story (Small Cast, Short Form) for “Six Jobs” by Tim Pratt, narrated by Stephanie Malia Morris with host Setsu Uzume and producer Peter Wood. The short story category was particularly excellent this […]

Marguerite Kenner and Alasdair Stuart awarded Legends of Fantasycon 2018

The British Fantasy Society’s annual conference, Fantasycon, took place in Chester October 19-21, including the presentation of the BFS awards. During the awards ceremony Marguerite and Alasdair were presented with the Legends of Fantasycon award for 2018. The Legend award was established in 2017 and is given annually in recognition of service to the event.  

2018 Parsec Finalists Announced

It’s a banner year for EA at the Parsecs! The 2018 finalists have been announced and include entries from Escape Pod, PodCastle and Cast of Wonders! Congratulations to all the finalists!    

Scam alert: Audrie Stroud

We’ve become aware that this individual is contacting artists and authors claiming to be a “creative editor and sourcer” for Escape Artists. The email we’re aware of requested the recipient’s freelance rates, and offered a permanent, full time position. We do not know who this individual is, and they are not acting in our name. […]