Mur Lafferty is an American podcaster and writer based in Durham, North Carolina. She is the host and creator of the podcast I Should Be Writing. She was, until July 2007, the host and co-editor of Pseudopod. She was the editor and host of Escape Pod from 2010, when she took over from Steve Eley, until 2012, when she stepped down and was replaced by Norm Sherman in order to focus on her writing.

Mur is the 2013 winner of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. 

In 2015, she founded and began editing Mothership Zeta for Escape Artists, Inc.

In 2017, she returned to Escape Pod as co-editor with S.B. Divya.

Work on Escape Artists


Escape Pod


Escape Pod



Cast of Wonders

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