Audio podcast which features a new audio sci-fi story each week, usually updated on Fridays.
Escape Pod revised their response system in 2019. The new system is described here.
Thanks for sending us ____________, but I'm afraid it's not for us.
Best of luck,
Thank you for sending "_________________" to Escape Pod. We enjoyed this story, but unfortunately, it's not quite right for us. We have to reject many good stories for a variety of reasons unrelated to their quality. We wish you the best in finding this a good home and look forward to your next submission.
Best Regards, Benjamin C. Kinney Assistant Editor, Escape Pod http://escapepod.org
Text of Standard Rejection
Text of Higher Tier Rejection