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Selections for 2022 Award Voters

Hello everyone! The genre fiction award season has been generous this year, with nominations for both the Hugos and the Ignyte awards. I’m not sure when the Hugo voting materials will be made available, but being a digital content creator who works for free means I can make it available now and to everyone. Please […]

Selections for 2022 Award Voters

2021 Eligibility Post

Hello nominators, thanks for stopping by. The Full Lid (Unpaid)My free weekly pop culture newsletter, edited by Marguerite KennerWe published 52 issues in 2021 with guest writers including Alex Acks, Kat Day, Margaret Dunlap, Kit Power, David Steffen and Chloë YatesEligible for Best FanzineA zip file of the complete 2021 issues in PDF is available

2021 Eligibility Post

2020 Eligibility Post

Hello award nominators! Thanks for stopping by. I’m Alasdair Stuart and I had a very big year. This post lists it all, including date ranges for episodes and issues along with a few personal favorites.  And continuing on from last year, pay or affiliation is also listed. My free weekly pop culture newsletter, edited by

2020 Eligibility Post

WorldCon 76 Schedule

WorldCon 76 is imminent! And I will be appearing in several capacities at several places, many of them on Friday. You can find my official schedule link here but I know you’re all busy people, so here it is: FRIDAY 11:00AM Kaffeeklatsch: Alasdair Stuart San Jose Convention Center – 211B (Me! A small group of people!

WorldCon 76 Schedule

ESCAPE POD IS A HUGO FINALIST!!

So the Hugo Awards shortlist just went live and, well, Marguerite put it best: For the first time in our 14 year existence, ESCAPE ARTISTS HAS A HUGO NOMINATION!!!! ESCAPE POD IS A FINALIST FOR SEMIPROZINE!!!!  WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! (Click on the amazing logo for our press kit) A huge thank you to the voters for the

ESCAPE POD IS A HUGO FINALIST!!

Am Guest, Will Travel

Hello everyone! I’m Alasdair. I’m a podcaster, voice actor, RPG designer, columnist, critic and fiction writer. My big job is as the owner of Escape Artists,. What’s Escape Artists? I’m glad you asked! We publish the longest running short genre fiction podcasts on the planet. Started over a decade ago, we produce weekly podcasts that

Am Guest, Will Travel

Artemis Rising 2 Print Available Now

Artemis Rising is the month-long celebration of female and non-binary authors in genre fiction run across three Escape Artists podcasts PodCastle for fantasy, EscapePod for science fiction, and PseudoPod for horror. This year we have commissioned a special art print by legendary illustrator Galen Dara. Galen likes monsters, mystics, and dead things. She has created

Artemis Rising 2 Print Available Now

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