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March 4, 2021
Author : Gwynne Garfinkle Narrator : Alethea Kontis Host : S.B. Divya Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums This story first appeared in GigaNotoSaurus (March 2020) Contains cursing and discussions of sex. A Wild Patience (Part 3 of 3) by Gwynne Garfinkle When Jessica got home that night, she and I talked for […]

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Author : Gwynne Garfinkle Narrator : Alethea Kontis Host : S.B. Divya Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums This story first appeared in GigaNotoSaurus (March 2020) A Wild Patience (Part 2 of 3) by Gwynne Garfinkle The next day, school was in an uproar. The other mothers had talked to their kids too. […]

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Author : Gwynne Garfinkle Narrator : Alethea Kontis Host : S.B. Divya Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums This story first appeared in GigaNotoSaurus (March 2020) Contains cursing and discussions of sex. A Wild Patience (Part 1 of 3) by Gwynne Garfinkle We first noticed something was off one April afternoon when Jessica […]

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Author : Rachael K. Jones Narrator : Dave Thompson Hosts : Norm Sherman and Alasdair Stuart Audio Producers : Mat Weller and Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 771: The Mercy of Theseus (Flashback Friday) is an Escape Pod original. The Mercy of Theseus first appeared on Escape Pod on Episode 472 on December 19, 2014. The Mercy […]

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Author : Marie Vibbert Narrator : M. Darusha Wehm Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums This story first appeared in Analog (August 2017) The First Trebuchet on Mars by Marie Vibbert If you come to Mars you need to know that in the twelfth century a French engineer named […]

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January 28, 2021
Author : Eris Young Narrator : Sandra Espinoza Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 769: Deal is an Escape Pod original. Illness Deal By Eris Young Beulah wonders what it would be like to touch the Visitor. Oil-slick iridescent, it is tennis ball-sized and scaled with an […]

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Author : Justin C. Key Narrator : Laurice White Host : Jay Bhat Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 768: Balancing the Equation is an Escape Pod original. Contains strong language, and the death of a child Balancing the Equation by Justin C. Key June 18, 2031 Lauren led her two-year-old […]

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Author : Paul Di Filippo Narrator : Scott Fletcher Hosts : Serah Eley and Alasdair Stuart Audio Producers : Adam Pracht and Serah Eley Discuss on Forums Contains violence, some sexual content, and disturbing themes. Shadowboxer (Excerpt) By Paul Di Filippo Generally speaking, I need only three minutes of concentrated attention to kill someone by […]

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Author : Derrick Boden Narrator : Ibba Armancas Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 766: The Unrepentant is an Escape Pod original. This story has content notifications for language and violence. The Unrepentant by Derrick Boden First time I saw her, she was bleeding from her left […]

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December 31, 2020
Author : Sarah Pinsker Narrator : Mur Lafferty Host : S.B. Divya Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 765: Tru Luv is an Escape Pod original. Tru Luv By Sarah Pinsker The first three Tru fanatics were already waiting outside Meetspace when Molly arrived to open the bar. They were easy […]

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Author : Frank Wu Narrator : Roderick Aust Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums This story originally appeared in Analog Magazine in November 2016. It won the AnLab Award for short story. In the Absence of Instructions to the Contrary By Frank Wu Karl 3478 sprawled on the beach, […]

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Author : Annie Bellet Narrator : Andrew K. Hoe Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums No Spaceship Go was originally published in Dailysciencefiction.com in November 2010. No Spaceship Go By Annie Bellet The boys lay on their backs side by side staring up through the open roof of the abandoned […]

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Author : A.T. Greenblatt Narrator : Ellora Sen-Gupta Host : S.B. Divya Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums This story originally appeared in Clarkesworld Magazine (February 2019). It won a Nebula Award for Best Short Story. Give the Family My Love by A. T. Greenblatt I’m beginning to regret my life choices, Saul. […]

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December 3, 2020
Author : Fiona Moore Narrator : Louis Evans Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums This story originally appeared in Interzone 283, September 2019 (shortlisted for BSFA Award for Shorter Fiction) Jolene by Fiona Moore “I’ve got a case for you,” said Detective Inspector Wilhemine FitzJames. “It’s a country singer […]

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Author : Maria Haskins Narrator : S. Kay Nash Host : Tina Connolly Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums This story first appeared in the anthology A PUNK ROCK FUTURE (October 2020) Contains some harsh language. Deepster Punks by Maria Haskins Surface The animated tattoos on Jacob’s skin glimmer in the dark water, […]

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Author : R.S.A. Garcia Narrator : Hollis Monroe Host : S.B. Divya Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums The Sun From Both Sides was first published by Clarkesworld Magazine, in May 2019. The Sun From Both Sides (Part 3 of 3) By R.S.A. Garcia (Continued from Part 2 – Escape Pod episode 758) “Grandmaster […]

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Author : R.S.A. Garcia Narrator : Hollis Monroe Host : S.B. Divya Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums The Sun From Both Sides was first published by Clarkesworld Magazine, in May 2019. A few instances of cursing. The Sun From Both Sides (Part 2 of 3) By R.S.A. Garcia (Continued from Part 1 – […]

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Author : R.S.A. Garcia Narrator : Maxine Moore Host : S.B. Divya Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums The Sun From Both Sides was first published by Clarkesworld Magazine, in May 2019. Contains violence. The Sun From Both Sides (Part 1 of 3) By R.S.A. Garcia Once, a woman loved a man, and a […]

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October 29, 2020
Author : Vincent H. O’Neil Narrator : Trendane Sparks Host : Phoebe Barton Audio Producer : Summer Brooks Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 756: In-Body is an Escape Pod original. If you enjoyed this story, you might also like the author’s 5 book military science fiction Sim War series (written under the name Henry V. […]

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Author : Langley Hyde Narrator : Alethea Kontis Host : Benjamin C. Kinney Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Escape Pod 755: Consolidation is an Escape Pod original. Consolidation By Langley Hyde Lot 1796. Adult. Human. Female bodied. Standard limbs/digits. Immune/health function: class 7, can accommodate high-risk activity. Personality type: reactive/adaptive, ideal for […]

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