Uncanny Magazine Issue 39 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming March 2, THE THIRTY-NINTH ISSUE OF THE 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 HUGO AWARD-WINNING 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 April 6. Don’t […]

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Uncanny Magazine 2020 Favorite Fiction Reader Poll Results!

Space Unicorns! It is time to announce the TOP STORY in our Uncanny Magazine 2020 Favorite Fiction Reader Poll! It is…. *drumroll* The short story The Salt Witch by Martha Wells! Congratulations, Martha Wells! A SNAZZY CERTIFICATE will soon be on the way! The rest of the Top Five are: 2- the short story Badass Moms in […]

Meet Uncanny Magazine’s New Podcast Reader, Matt Peters!

We have some wonderful news, Space Unicorns! We’re adding a Podcast Reader! Starting with Uncanny Magazine Podcast #38B, the new Podcast Reader will be… Matt Peters! Matt Peters is a passionate Chicago-based voice talent. Having amassed hundreds of hours behind the mic through podcasting, Matt trained with Acting Studio Chicago to improve his skill set. Since […]

Twelve Uncanny Magazine Stories Are on the 2020 Locus Recommended Reading List and Locus Award Poll!

FABULOUS NEWS, SPACE UNICORNS! HAPPIEST OF DAYS!!! TWELVE Uncanny Magazine stories are on the prestigious 2020 Locus Recommended Reading List! WE ARE SO THRILLED! Congratulations to all of the authors! Best Novelette: “The Inaccessibility of Heaven” by Aliette de Bodard “Burn or the Episodic Life of Sam Wells as a Super” by A.T. Greenblatt Best Short Story: “Badass […]

Uncanny Celebrates Reader Favorites of 2020!

Hello, Space Unicorns! 2020 was a tough year. Though many things were hard and horrible, we are very, very proud of all of the amazing works we published in Uncanny Magazine. Everyone in the Space Unicorn Ranger Corps has been wonderfully supportive, and your enthusiasm has meant so much to us. It’s been fantastic to see […]

Uncanny Magazine 2020 Poetry Eligibility

Hello, Space Unicorns! Nominating for the Rhysling Award for speculative poetry is open! If you’re a SFPA member, you can nominate short and long poetry up until February 15 for the 2021 Rhysling Award. Uncanny Magazine’s eligible poems from 2020 are:   Short poems (1-49 lines or prose poems 0-99 words) Who Do You Think […]

Uncanny Magazine Issue 38 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming January 5, THE THIRTY-EIGHTH ISSUE OF THE 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 HUGO AWARD-WINNING 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 February 2. Don’t […]

Uncanny Magazine Managing Editor Chimedum Ohaegbu Is Also Now the Poetry Editor!

Fabulous news, Space Unicorns! Uncanny Magazine’s Managing Editor Chimedum Ohaegbu is getting an additional title! Along with being Uncanny’s PHENOMENAL Managing Editor, Chimie will now have the additional title of Poetry Editor starting with issue 39! We are super excited to have Chimie increase her involvement in this area. Congratulations, Chimie! A reminder that Uncanny […]

Uncanny Magazine 2020 Award Eligibility

It’s the time of year when people post their year-in-reviews to remind voters for the different SF/F awards what’s out there that they might have missed and which categories those stories are eligible in (especially for the Hugo Awards and Nebula Awards). 2020 was the sixth full year of Uncanny Magazine (Issues 32 through 37). We are extremely […]

Hope in Crisis: The Gift of Books– A Guest Post by Ginger Smith

According to Hesiod, Pandora opened a jar unleashing all the world’s evils. Hesiod’s tale is ancient, but I’m not sure 2020 could be much worse than the day Pandora opened that jar. We are faced with a great deal of crises that feels like more than any one person can bear. Similar to Pandora’s story, […]

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