Free Issue of Uncanny Magazine to People Taking Bradford’s Challenge

K. T. Bradford’s recent article, “I Challenge You to Stop Reading White, Straight, Cis Male Authors for One Year” asks readers to reexamine their reading habits, step outside their comfort zones, and discover books and stories they might have otherwise overlooked: “The ‘Reading Only X Writers For A Year’ a challenge is one every person who […]

Uncanny Magazine Issue 3 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming March 3, THE THIRD 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 April 7. Don’t forget eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny Magazine are available from Weightless Books. Uncanny […]

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Ivory Darts, Golden Arrows by Maria Dahvana Headley

Editors’ Note: Please enjoy a special weird Valentine’s Day gift for Uncanny‘s readers by Maria Dahvana Headley It was a headcold of a February day, a day for hiding in the dark, but the postmistress was out in it nonetheless, bundled but for her fingertips, moving with her cart. She came from a long line of mail […]

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Ellen Klages’s Scary Ham Rides Again

If you were at last year’s Nebula Awards, you were treated to award-winning author and raconteur Ellen Klages‘s tale of “The Scary Ham.” Go read it now, or watch it here starting at 12:57. We’ll wait. (The speech at the Nebula Awards is eligible for a Hugo Award in the Best Dramatic Presentation- Short Form category. […]

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Hao Jingfang’s Folding Beijing and the Chinese Xingyun (Nebula) Awards

As most of you know, this month Uncanny Magazine is featuring Hao Jingfang’s novelette “Folding Beijing” as translated by Ken Liu. What you may not know is that it was a nominee for Best Short Story last year at the prestigious Chinese Xingyun (Nebula) Awards. Along with the Galaxy Award, this is one of the […]

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Uncanny 2014 Awards Eligibility Roundup

It’s the time of year when people post their year in review to remind awards’ voters what’s out there that they might have missed. Here’s what Team Space Unicorn did in 2014. We appreciate your consideration. The short stories listed below are eligible in the short story categories of the SF/F awards. If you are […]

Uncanny Issue 2 Cover & Table of Contents!

Coming January 6, THE SECOND 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 February 3. Don’t forget that eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny Magazine are available on Weightless […]

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C. S. E. Cooney Joins Uncanny as a Podcast Reader

Greetings, Space Unicorns! Uncanny Magazine is thrilled to announce that the marvelous C.S.E. Cooney has agreed to join us as the second reader on the Uncanny Magazine Podcast! Ms. Cooney is a Rhode Island writer and actor. She is the author of How To Flirt in Faerieland and Other Wild Rhymes, Jack o’ the Hills, The Witch in the Almond Tree, and The Breaker […]

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Second Half of Uncanny Magazine Issue 1 Unlocked!

Space Unicorn Ranger Corps! It’s the first Tuesday of the month – that means another episode of the Uncanny Podcast and more awesome fiction, nonfiction & poetry is now available to all! The second half of Issue 1 has been released on the website, including: New Fiction Amelia Beamer – “Celia and the Conservation of Entropy” […]

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Uncanny Is Temporarily Closing to All Submissions

Uncanny Magazine will be closing to all unsolicited submissions on December 1, 2014. We’ve been giddy about the volume and diversity of the submissions, and are working hard to process everything. We will reopen in early 2015, and are working on having a new, sleeker submissions system.