Ten Upcoming Sci-Fi/Fantasy Chicago Theater Productions

(Guest post by Tiffany Keane) Within the past decade, mainstream media has embraced science fiction and fantasy, with the genre arguably at its most popular levels in entertainment. This popularity has inspired the theatre community, which has started to embrace its inner geek. From long–standing theater companies with extensive sets and elaborate costumes to independent […]

Uncanny Magazine Issue 7 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming November 3, THE SEVENTH ISSUE OF 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 December 1. Don’t forget eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny Magazine are available from Weightless […]

Listen. Learn. Write Better.

(Guest Blog Post by A.C. Wise.) As authors, it’s natural to be protective of our work. We pour our hearts into our words, and when someone comes back with a critique – even a solicited one – it can sting. There’s often an urge to puff up, get defensive, and say: That’s not what I […]

Uncanny Magazine Issue 6 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming September 1, THE SIXTH ISSUE OF 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 October 6. Don’t forget eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny Magazine are available from Weightless Books, […]

Uncanny Mini Interview with Year Two Contributor Chris Kluwe!

Chris Kluwe is a former NFL punter, writer, one-time violin prodigy, rights advocate, and obsessive gamer. Kluwe graduated from UCLA with a double major in history and political science and played for the Minnesota Vikings for eight years. He is the author of the acclaimed essay collection Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies: On Myths, Morons, Free Speech, […]

Uncanny Mini Interview with the Space Unicorn Submissions Editors!

We have an amazing team here at Uncanny Magazine. We receive thousands of submissions per year. Our wonderful Submissions Editors are the first readers of all of these stories. We thought it would be fun to ask them about their work here since a deluge of submissions will be heading their way as soon as the Uncanny […]

Uncanny Mini Interview with Year Two Contributor Alyssa Wong!

Alyssa Wong is a 2013 graduate of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop. Her fiction has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Strange Horizons, Black Static, and Tor.com. Her story “The Fisher Queen” was nominated for the Nebula, Shirley Jackson, and World Fantasy Awards. Her poem “For the Gardener’s Daughter” appears in Uncanny Magazine #4. […]

Uncanny Mini Interview with Year Two Contributor Mary Robinette Kowal!

Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of The Glamourist Histories series of fantasy novels. She has received the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, three Hugo awards, and the RT Reviews award for Best Fantasy Novel. Her work has been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. Her stories appear in Asimov’s, Clarkesworld, and […]

Writing the Margins from the Centre and Other Moral Geometries by Amal El-Mohtar

(This is mirrored from Amal El-Mohtar’s Blog) This blog post is written in fulfillment of a Kickstarter reward claimed during Uncanny Magazine‘s Year One Kickstarter (with apologies for the delay, as the Year Two Kickstarter is presently underway, about which more later!) I was asked to write about the following: How can writers represent people on the margins in their stories? […]

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