Essays

Thank You, Patreon Supporters!

Uncanny Magazine would like to thank the following people for supporting us on Patreon. This magazine would not be possible without their support. Space Unicorn Ranger Corps COMMANDERS Kevin Lyda, Stephen, Elizabeth Galliher, Mairin Holmes, Girish M Duvvuri, Melanie Ashford, Alex E.T. Snyder, Rachel Caine, justin livernois, William T. McGeachin, Alex Eiser, Alexander M Henderson, […]

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Writing With My Keys Between My Fingers

(Content note: Descriptions of online harassment, threats and misogyny.)  Like you, like almost all writers, I live on the internet. I work there, too. My Twitter DMs have gotten me gigs and solicitation for anthologies and hot tips and networking. They’ve also brought me suggestions that I should kill myself because of my opinion of […]

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As You Know, Bob…

I’ve never tasted a Twinkie. I’m not even sure I’ve ever seen one in the crumb, but I could perfectly describe to you its mythic longevity, its size and shape, as well as its cloying cream filling. I can do this because of its outsized presence in popular American media, appearing in a multitude of […]

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