Max and Amal Go to the Movies! The Girl With All the Gifts

Welcome to another installment of authors Max Gladstone and Amal El-Mohtar’s movie reviews!  Amal El-Mohtar: TO THE MOVIES! Max Gladstone: The Girl with All the Gifts! She has so many gifts— You guys— Much Pandora, many things in boxes! Amal El-Mohtar: Get ALL the Gifts! Max Gladstone: Perhaps we should set the stage for the […]

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Uncanny Magazine Issue 16 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming May 2, THE SIXTEENTH ISSUE OF 2016 HUGO AWARD-WINNING & 2017 HUGO FINALIST UNCANNY MAGAZINE!!! All of the content will be available in the eBook version on the day of release. The free online content will be released in 2 stages- half on day of release and half on June 6. Don’t forget eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny […]

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The Fallacy of Agency: on Power, Community, and Erasure

(Guest post by Aliette de Bodard with art by Likhain) We talk about agency a lot in writing: that attractive characters, suitable heroes, and role models are in control, or if they are not, this is because their character arc leads them to being in control—the conflict involved in being in charge of one’s own destiny […]

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Two Uncanny Stories, The Thomases, and Uncanny Magazine Are All Hugo Award Finalists!

Outstanding news, Space Unicorns! Two Uncanny Magazine stories are finalists for the prestigious Hugo Award! “Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies” by Brooke Bolander is a finalist for Best Short Story, and “You’ll Surely Drown Here If You Stay” by Alyssa Wong is a finalist for Best Novelette! As you may recall, these stories are also Nebula Award […]

Liz Argall’s Things React to The Uncanny Valley!

As you may remember, one of the stretch goals for the Uncanny Magazine Year Three Kickstarter was a continuation of our webcomic feature. Each issue, the multi-talented Liz Argall will have a special Uncanny edition of her webcomic Things Without Arms and Without Legs where they react to a piece in the current issue of Uncanny Magazine. […]

Finding Yourself in Fandom

A couple of weeks ago Facebook’s kinda-creepy-but-occasionally-useful algorithms reminded me it had been three years since “I Don’t See Color” had been published as part of Jim C. Hines’s first Invisible anthology. That essay still holds special significance for me as the first personal essay I’d published in SF/F fandom, and, somewhat disconcertingly, the first […]

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Max and Amal Go to the Movies! Rogue One

Welcome to the first installment of authors Max Gladstone and Amal El-Mohtar’s movie reviews!  Amal El-Mohtar: So let me start by saying I was intrigued by how mixed people’s reactions were. After all the joy people took from the trailers, the impression I was overall getting from my various feeds was one of disappointment—and then, in […]

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Uncanny Magazine Issue 15 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming March 7, THE FIFTEENTH ISSUE OF 2016 HUGO AWARD-WINNING UNCANNY MAGAZINE!!! All of the content will be available in the eBook version on the day of release. The free online content will be released in 2 stages- half on day of release and half on April 4. Don’t forget eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny Magazine are available from Weightless […]

Two Uncanny Magazine Stories are Nebula Award Finalists!

Outstanding news, Space Unicorns! Two Uncanny Magazine stories are finalists for the prestigious Nebula Award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America! “Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies” by Brooke Bolander is a finalist for Best Short Story, and “You’ll Surely Drown Here If You Stay” by Alyssa Wong is a finalist for Best Novelette! As […]

Uncanny Magazine 2016 Favorite Fiction Reader Poll Results!

Space Unicorns! It is time to announce the TOP STORY in our Uncanny Magazine 2016 Favorite Fiction Reader Poll! It is…. *drumroll* “Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies” by Brooke Bolander!!! Congratulations, Brooke! Brooke will be receiving a SNAZZY CERTIFICATE! The rest of the Top Five are: 2- “You’ll Surely Drown Here If You Stay” by […]