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Uncanny Authors

Andrea Tang

Andrea Tang is a speculative fiction writer and international affairs wonk based out of DC. Her prose fiction has previously appeared at Apex Magazine, PodCastle, and a variety of other publications; her poetry has previously appeared in the margins of her high school AP exams, which in her humble opinion, makes her Uncanny Magazine debut a considerable upgrade. When not hunched over a notebook misusing her imagination, she’s known to enjoy theater, music, and martial arts. Drop by for a hello and a virtual cup of tea at andreatangwrites.com, or on Twitter @atangwrites.

Judith Tarr

Judith Tarr… hates writing bios of herself. She would rather write historical fantasy or historical novels or epic fantasy or the (rather) odd alternate history, or short stories on just about any subject that catches her fancy. She has been a World Fantasy Award nominee for her Alexander the Great novel, Lord of the Two Lands, and won the Crawford Award for her Hound and the Falcon trilogy. She also writes as Caitlin Brennan (The Mountain’s Call and sequels) and Kathleen Bryan (The Serpent and the Rose and sequels). Caitlin published House of the Star, a magical-horse novel from Tor, in Fall 2010. The paperback appeared in November of 2011. She is dancinghorse on LiveJournal, Facebook, and Twitter.

Jordan Taylor

Jordan Taylor’s short fiction has recently appeared in LCRW, On Spec, and Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Though she’s lived in cities across the US, she’s finally settled in North Carolina in a little cottage full of books. You can follow her online at JordanRTaylor.com, or on Twitter @JordanRTaylor13.

teri.zin

teri.zin writes Speculative Fiction under the pen name Zin E. Rocklyn. You can find some of her fiction in Sycorax’s Daughters and Forever Vacancy and follow her on Twitter @intelligentwat for more information on her disabilities, her activism, and her random thoughts. Her personal website is currently under construction, so stay tuned for all of her weirdness in HTML form.

Shveta Thakrar

Shveta Thakrar is a part-time nagini and full-time believer in magic. Her work has appeared in a number of magazines and anthologies including Enchanted Living, Uncanny Magazine, A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, and Toil & Trouble. Her debut young adult fantasy novel, Star Daughter, is a finalist for the 2021 Andre Norton Nebula Award. When not spinning stories about spider silk and shadows, magic and marauders, and courageous girls illuminated by dancing rainbow flames, Shveta crafts, devours books, daydreams, travels, bakes, and occasionally even plays her harp.

Shveta Thakrar & Sara Cleto

Shveta Thakrar is a writer of South Asian-flavored fantasy, social justice activist, and part-time nagini. When not making stories, Shveta crafts, devours books, daydreams, draws, travels, bakes, and occasionally even plays her harp. Sara Cleto is a PhD candidate in English and Folklore, teacher at the Carterhaugh School of Folklore and the Fantastic, and writer of fairy tales. She procrastinates by reading, cooking, traveling, and singing whenever the opportunity presents itself. Together, Shveta and Sara rip the seams out of old tales and expectations and sew the scraps into beautiful new shimmering tapestries. Shveta’s work can be found in Flash Fiction Online, Interfictions Online, Mythic Delirium, Uncanny, Faerie Magazine, Strange Horizons, Mothership Zeta, Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories, Clockwork Phoenix 5, Beyond the Woods: Fairy Tales Retold, A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, and Toil & Trouble. Sara’s work can be found in Faerie Magazine, Goblin Fruit, Liminality, recompose, Uncanny, Mythic Delirium, Cabinet des Fées: Scheherezade’s Bequest, Eternal Haunted Summer, Mirror Dance, Rhonda Parrish’s Alphabet Anthologies, and more.

Natalia Theodoridou

Natalia Theodoridou is a queer writer and editor, the winner of the 2018 World Fantasy Award for Short Fiction, and a Clarion West graduate (class of 2018). Natalia’s stories have appeared in Strange Horizons, Clarkesworld, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Nightmare, Fireside, and elsewhere. Rent-a-Vice, Natalia’s first interactive novel, was a finalist for the inaugural Nebula Award for Game Writing. His latest game, An Odyssey: Echoes of War, is out by Choice of Games. For details, visit www.natalia-theodoridou.com or follow @natalia_theodor on Twitter.

Lynne M. Thomas

Three-time Hugo Award winner Lynne M. Thomas is co-Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Uncanny: A Magazine of Science Fiction & Fantasy with her husband Michael Damian Thomas. The former Editor-in-Chief of Apex Magazine (2011-2013), she co-edited the Hugo Award-winning Chicks Dig Time Lords, as well as Whedonistas and Chicks Dig Comics. She moderates the Hugo Award-winning SF Squeecast, and contributes to the Verity! Podcast . In her day job, she is the Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections at Northern Illinois University, where she is responsible for the papers of over 70 SF/F authors. You can learn more about her shenanigans at lynnemthomas.com.

Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas

Lynne and Michael are the Publishers/Editors-in-Chief for the four-time Hugo and Parsec Award-winning Uncanny Magazine.

Nine-time Hugo Award winner Lynne M. Thomas was the Editor-in-Chief of Apex Magazine (2011-2013). She co-edited the Hugo Award-winning Chicks Dig Time Lords (with Tara O’Shea) as well as Whedonistas (with Deborah Stanish) and Chicks Dig Comics (with Sigrid Ellis).

Along with being a six-time Hugo Award-winner, Michael Damian Thomas was the former Managing Editor of Apex Magazine (2012-2013), co-edited the Hugo-finalist Queers Dig Time Lords (with Sigrid Ellis), and co-edited Glitter & Mayhem (with John Klima and Lynne M. Thomas).

Together, they solve mysteries.

Sheree Renée Thomas

Sheree Renée Thomas is the author of Nine Bar Blues: Stories from an Ancient Future (Third Man Books 2020), Sleeping Under the Tree of Life (Aqueduct Press), longlisted for the 2016 Otherwise Award and honored with a PW Starred Review, and Shotgun Lullabies (2011). Widely anthologized, her work appears most recently in Apex Magazine, Fireside Fiction, The Big Book of Modern Fantasy, The New York Times, and Marvel’s Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda. Sheree is the editor of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, founded in 1949 and associate editor of Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora, founded in 1975. Sheree lives in Memphis, Tennessee, near a mighty river and a pyramid. Visit www.shereereneethomas.com

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