Uncanny Magazine Staff Changes: Goodbye Julia Rios, Hello Mimi Mondal and Shana DuBois!

There is some bittersweet news and some wonderful news, Space Unicorns. First, the bittersweet. The marvelous and phenomenal Julia Rios will be leaving us to explore some new opportunities after Issues 19. We can’t overstate how amazing her work has been for Uncanny. Julia is simply a most excellent human being, and one of the […]

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Uncanny Magazine Issue 17 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming July 4, THE SEVENTEENTH 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 August 1. Don’t forget eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny Magazine are […]

Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction Personal Essays Editor Nicolette Barischoff Wants Your Essay Pitches!

As you know, the Hugo Award-winning Uncanny Magazine is taking over the Destroy series from Lightspeed Magazine. The current plan is to run the Kickstarter for Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction in July 2017. The issue will be written and edited entirely by disabled people. Personal Essays Editor Nicolette Barischoff is currently looking for short […]

Uncanny Magazine Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction/Year 4 Kickstarter Coming in July!

DeKalb, IL – Hugo Award-winning editors and publishers Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas are launching a Kickstarter in July for their Hugo Award-winning professional online science fiction and fantasy magazine Uncanny Magazine, covering the magazine’s Year Four, including the Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction double-sized, guest-edited issue. Each issue of Uncanny contains new […]

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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