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The Best of PodCastle: Vote for Your Favorite Episodes!

Nominations are closed, and the final ballot is revealed! We’re now asking fans and frequent listeners of the podcast to vote for their favorite episodes from the ballot in the link below. The top five PodCastle episodes, as voted by fans, will be featured in a special later this year! You can find the survey […]

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For Your Consideration: PodCastle Award Eligibility 2017

PodCastle wants to thank all of our listeners and fans for a wonderful 2017. We’re so proud of everything we accomplished throughout the year, from the astounding amount of original fiction we put forth to the addition of some fabulous new staff to our first nomination and win of a major podcasting award. Below is […]

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Marguerite Croft

Marguerite Croft lives by the ocean just south of San Francisco. She has read stories for Podcastle and Escape Pod, and provided the audio narration for Tim Pratt’s The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl. She makes regular appearances on the Point Mystic podcast where she is also a story developer and script editor.

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PodCastle 497: Six Jobs

Six Jobs By Tim Pratt   1.   Exterminator’s Helper I was eleven when a little man with watery eyes who blinked and sniffed all the time shuffled into my classroom, moving carefully, not brushing up against any desks or people. My teacher stood frozen with her hand pointed at a map of Africa, and the […]

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EA Metacast, January 2017

In our first 2017 metacast, we present the Escape Artists (EA) stories that ran in 2016 that are eligible in the upcoming nomination season. PodCastle’s Award Eligible stories from 2016 are all listed below. Give the metacast a listen and visit our sister podcasts Escape Pod, Pseudopod, Cast of Wonders, and our sister magazine Mothership Zeta to check […]

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PodCastle 447: It’s a Wonderful Carol

It’s a Wonderful Carol by Heather Shaw & Tim Pratt “Who the hell are you?” The man is standing in my walk—in closet. Except he’s not. He’s also standing at the foot of my bed. And he’s sitting in my window, languid like a pampered cat. Everywhere my eyes go, there he is. He’s so […]

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New to PodCastle?

Are you new to PodCastle? Interested in our back-catalogue? Wondering where to start? We’ve been around for nearly a decade so we’ve no shortage of stories to choose from! And sometimes too much choice is a curse, so here are some suggestions. Note: you can always listen to any PodCastle story — for free — […]

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PodCastle 395: Winter Jinni

Winter Jinni by Tim Pratt and Heather Shaw The day I emancipated Izzy, in the lull of winter break when the students were mostly gone visiting their families, the boss had left a jumbled box of his latest decorative scroungings, and my job as manager included finding a place to put them. After we closed and cleaned up […]

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For Your Consideration: PodCastle Award Eligibility 2015

Thanks so much for listening to PodCastle. Since it’s a new year, we wanted to make you aware of what stories we ran in 2014 that are eligible for awards. Below you’ll find a list of our stories, along with where they were originally published. Additionally, PodCastle is eligible for Best Fancast Hugo Award! Thanks […]

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