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Multiple Hugo Nominations for EA!


The 2021 Hugo Award finalists have been announced and EA is honored to have picked up multiple nominations!

We are thrilled to announce that Escape Pod is again a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine! Congratulations to co-editors S. B. Divya and Mur Lafferty, assistant editor Benjamin C. Kinney, producers Summer Brooks and Adam Pracht, co-hosts Tina Connolly and Alasdair Stuart, and the entire Escape Pod team!

Joining them for their first Hugo Award nomination for Best Semiprozine, and on the heels of the British Fantasy Award win, are PodCastle! Massive congratulations to co-editors Jen Albert, C.L. Clark, assistant editor and host Setsu Uzume, producer Peter Behravesh and the entire PodCastle team!

But there’s MORE!

Finally, we’re incredibly happy to see Mur Lafferty and S.B. Divya gain their inaugural Best Editor Short Form nomination, recognizing not only their podcast editorial work but their creation of the Escape Pod 15th Anniversary anthology.

Find a complete list of finalists, and congratulations to them all!

The Hugo Awards will be presented at the 79th World Science Fiction Convention, DisCon III, in December. This event has promised a virtual programming stream for digital attendees as well as a special virtual attendance membership.

Where to Find EA at CoNZealand Fringe


In addition to Worldcon, this year there is a Fringe program of complementary genre fiction programming at European-friendly times outside Worldcon programming hours. All items are being livestreamed on YouTube, so are available either live or can be watched later. Transcripts will also be made available.

You can learn more about #CoNZFringe at its website.

  • Alasdair Stuart will be moderating Fanzines Online: Fan Publications in the Age of Social Media on Tuesday, 28th July at 8 pm BST
  • Marguerite Kenner will be a panellist on Genre Podcasts: Beyond the Basics on Thursday, 31st July at 8pm BST
  • Katherine Inskip will be a panellist on Making Space for the New: How YA Trends Predict Cultural Shifts in SFF on Saturday, 1st August at 8 pm BST