Uncanny Magazine Issue 37 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming November 3, THE THIRTY-SEVENTH 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 December 1. Don’t […]

Tananarive Due’s “Black Horror Rising” Won the Best in Creative Nonfiction Ignyte Award!

Fabulous news, Space Unicorns! Tananarive Due’s “Black Horror Rising” won the Best in Creative Nonfiction Ignyte Award! A huge congratulations to Tananarive! Once again,  congratulations to Christopher Caldwell, whose “Canst Thou Draw Out the Leviathan” was a finalist for a Best Short Story Ignyte Award, Brandon O’Brien, whose “Elegy for the Self as Villeneuve’s Beast” […]

Why We Love the Uncanny in Fiction– A Guest Post by Paula Guran

The idea of the uncanny has been explored for 150 years or more by a host of brilliant minds—Sigmund Freud, Jacques Derrida, and Nicholas Royle to name only a few. Even if confined only to its context in fiction, current scholars still debate its definition. Freud’s 1919 essay “Das Unheimliche” is, however, a universally cited […]

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Uncanny Magazine Issue 36 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming September 1, THE THIRTY-SIXTH 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 October 6. Don’t […]

Dominion Anthology- A Guest Post by Zelda Knight and Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki

Zelda Knight Dominion was born of tragedy, but in many ways, it is one of the greatest blessings in my life. By 2019, I had been running my publishing house AURELIA LEO for four years and counting. I was also extremely burnt out. Truth is, small press publishing is not sustainable without a paying audience, […]

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An Uncanny Story, 2 Poems, and an Essay Are Ignyte Award Finalists!!!

Fabulous news, Space Unicorns! An Uncanny Magazine story, 2 poems, and an essay are Ignyte Award finalists! Congratulations to Christopher Caldwell! “Canst Thou Draw Out the Leviathan” is a finalist for a Best Short Story Ignyte Award! Congratulations to Brandon O’Brien! “Elegy for the Self as Villeneuve’s Beast” is a finalist for a Best in […]

Meet Uncanny Magazine’s New Assistant Editor, Naomi Day!

We have some bittersweet news, and some wonderful news, Space Unicorns. Uncanny Magazine Assistant Editor Angel Cruz is moving on after issue 36. Angel has been with us for over a year and has done a spectacular job, especially with our newsletter. We know Angel will continue to do brilliant things, and we will greatly miss […]

Uncanny Magazine Wins the 2020 Best Semiprozine Hugo Award!

Space Unicorns! We have wonderful news! Uncanny Magazine won its fifth Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine (Publishers/Editors-in-Chief Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas, Managing/Nonfiction Editor Michi Trota, Managing Editor Chimedum Ohaegbu, and Podcast Producers Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky)! We are deeply honored by this Hugo Award. It was a stellar group of finalists. […]

The Thomases and Pinsker’s Story Are World Fantasy Award Finalists!

Excellent award news, Space Unicorns! The World Fantasy Award finalists have been announced! “The Blur in the Corner of Your Eye” by Sarah Pinsker is a finalist for the Best Short Story World Fantasy Award! Also, Editors-in-Chief Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas are finalists for the Special Award–Non-Professional World Fantasy Award for their Uncanny […]

Mary Robinette Kowal’s Dramatic Reading of Her Peeing in Space Tweets!

Space Unicorns! As you may remember, last year Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author Mary Robinette Kowal had a viral Twitter thread about “Peeing in Space.” You might also remember that for the Uncanny Magazine Year 6 Kickstarter, she offered to give a DRAMATIC READING of her Tweets! If you enjoyed this, please make sure to […]

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