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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The Uncanny Cabin- A Review by Anne M. Gibson

On April 24, 2015, I piled into a minivan with some writers, some editors,  a few coolers of food, and heavens knows how many pens, notepads, books, and computers. We drove into the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania that beautiful spring morning. This trip was part of my “rewards” for backing the Uncanny Magazine Year One […]

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The Uncanny Magazine Podcast Is a 2015 Parsec Award Finalist

Great news, Space Unicorns! The Uncanny Magazine Podcast is a Finalist for a 2015 Parsec Award in the Best Speculative Fiction Magazine or Anthology Podcast category! Congratulations to all of the finalists. We especially want to thank our phenomenal podcast staff: Producers Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky Readers Amal El-Mohtar and C. S. E. Cooney (Plus […]

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Uncanny Magazine Year Two Kickstarter is LIVE!

Space Unicorns! We need your help! Uncanny Magazine Year Two: The Return of the Space Unicorn! The Kickstarter is LIVE! Last year, three-time Hugo Award winner Lynne M. Thomas & three-time Hugo Award finalist Michael Damian Thomas ran the Uncanny Magazine Year One Kickstarter. We promised to bring you stunning cover art, passionate science fiction […]

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Keeping a Promise: Lynne M. Thomas Cosplays Black Canary

For years, Lynne has been promising to cosplay Black Canary as a treat to herself for achieving tenure. Black Canary is her all-time favorite comic book character, mostly due to Gail Simone’s Birds of Prey comic book run and the Justice League Unlimited cartoon. Lynne promised television writer/producer Javier Grillo-Marxuach on an episode of  the SF […]

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Ocean is a voyage

(Mirrored from Sonya Taaffe’s LiveJournal Blog or Dreamwidth Blog) Belated rabbit, rabbit! My poem “Σειρήνοιϊν” is now online at Uncanny Magazine. It was written for Elise Matthesen. The title means “of the two Sirens” in Homeric Greek. The number of Sirens in Greek myth is various. Most commonly there are three, although according to Homeric epic […]

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Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway: An Uncanny Review by Kat Howard

As you might recall, one of our backer levels in our Uncanny Magazine Kickstarter was a level where you could request a blog post of your choice by one of our phenomenal writers. The extremely generous Sara Glassman asked for a review of the novel Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway. The immensely talented Kat Howard has […]

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Uncanny Magazine Issue 5 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming July 7, THE FIFTH ISSUE OF UNCANNY!!! 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 4. Don’t forget eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny Magazine are available from Weightless Books, […]

Remembering Peggy Rae Sapienza

Helen Montgomery I can’t believe that Peggy Rae Sapienza is gone. I got the news while on the train, and managed to mostly hold it together until getting to my office, where I am now just sitting and crying and reading all the beautiful tributes. I had so hoped that she would pull through this, […]

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