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Text Against Tyranny: Banned Books Week 2017

There have always been times when facts are questioned and truths threatened. When reality is malleable, and people’s opinions are not. When freedom becomes an excuse for persecution, and we’re told to fear the faces of our friends. September 24 to September 30 is Banned Books Week, an annual international event celebrating the freedom to...
Episode 240: Artemis Rising 3 - Cross The Street by Marie Vibbert

Episode 240: Artemis Rising 3 – Cross The Street by Marie Vibbert

• Narrated by Roberto Suarez • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Guest host Gail Carriger • A Cast of Wonders original! • Learn more about Artemis Rising • Read along with the text of the story • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators,...
Episode 239: Artemis Rising 3 - Hackers’ Faire by Rati Mehrotra

Episode 239: Artemis Rising 3 – Hackers’ Faire by Rati Mehrotra

• Narrated by Wilson Fowlie • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Guest host Alethea Kontis • A Cast of Wonders original! • Learn more about Artemis Rising • Read along with the text of the story • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators,...

All Four Escape Artists Podcasts Confirmed As SFWA Approved Markets

The Escape Artists podcasts are delighted to announce that Pseudopod, Podcastle and Cast of Wonders have entered the list of approved short fiction markets maintained by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (“SFWA”). They join sister-show Escape Pod. Since 2006, Escape Artists has been at the leading edge of audio short fiction. Its four podcasts provide...
Episode 238: Artemis Rising 3 - The Absolute Temperature of Outer Space by Sandra M. Odell

Episode 238: Artemis Rising 3 – The Absolute Temperature of Outer Space by Sandra M. Odell

• Narrated by Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Guest host Justina Ireland • A Cast of Wonders original! • Learn more about Artemis Rising • Read along with the text of the story • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators,...

March 2017 is Artemis Rising 3!

2017 marks the third annual Artemis Rising event across the Escape Artists podcasts – and this year, includes us! Join us for four stories across the month celebrating women and non-binary authors in speculative fiction. We’re bringing you four great stories demonstrating the depth and range of YA, by known favorites and new voices. We’re...
Episode 237: Little Wonders 10 - Flash Fiction Contest Winners

Episode 237: Little Wonders 10 – Flash Fiction Contest Winners

• Authors: Rachael K. Jones, Katherine Inskip, J. Lily Corbie • Narrators: Katherine Inskip, Alasdair Stuart, Dani Daly • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • All three stories are Cast of Wonders originals! • Read along with More Than Machines Will Fall to Rust • Read along with A Coat of Salt and Sand •...
Episode 236: Beats by Brent C. Smith

Episode 236: Beats by Brent C. Smith

• Narrated by Rachael K. Jones • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • A Cast of Wonders original! • Read along with the text of the story. • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come visit us on Facebook...
Episode 235: Isle of the Dancing Dead by Rick Kennett

Episode 235: Isle of the Dancing Dead by Rick Kennett

• Narrated by Barry Haworth • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Originally published in The Fifth Book of After Midnight Stories (1991) • Read along with the text of the story. • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page •...
Episode 234: Why I'm Asking For An Extension On My Paper by Jennifer Hykes

Episode 234: Why I’m Asking For An Extension On My Paper by Jennifer Hykes

• Narrated by Dani Daly • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • A Cast of Wonders original! • Read along with the text of the story • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come visit us on Facebook and...
Episode 233: Staff Pick 2016 - Saurs by Craig DeLancey

Episode 233: Staff Pick 2016 – Saurs by Craig DeLancey

• Narrated by Marguerite Kenner • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • A Cast of Wonders original! • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come visit us on Facebook and Twitter Listen above or download here. Show Notes Every...
Episode 232: Staff Pick 2016 - Twenty-One by Michael Merriam

Episode 232: Staff Pick 2016 – Twenty-One by Michael Merriam

• Narrated by John Meagher • Audio production by Jeremy Carter • Originally published in Afterburn SF (September 2007) • Discuss this story on our forum • For a list of all our stories, authors and narrators, visit our Wikia page • Come visit us on Facebook and Twitter Listen above or download here. Content...