Uncanny Magazine Issue 6 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming September 1, THE SIXTH ISSUE OF 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 forget eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny Magazine are available from Weightless Books, […]

Uncanny Mini Interview with Year Two Contributor Chris Kluwe!

Chris Kluwe is a former NFL punter, writer, one-time violin prodigy, rights advocate, and obsessive gamer. Kluwe graduated from UCLA with a double major in history and political science and played for the Minnesota Vikings for eight years. He is the author of the acclaimed essay collection Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies: On Myths, Morons, Free Speech, […]

Uncanny Mini Interview with the Space Unicorn Submissions Editors!

We have an amazing team here at Uncanny Magazine. We receive thousands of submissions per year. Our wonderful Submissions Editors are the first readers of all of these stories. We thought it would be fun to ask them about their work here since a deluge of submissions will be heading their way as soon as the Uncanny […]

Uncanny Mini Interview with Year Two Contributor Alyssa Wong!

Alyssa Wong is a 2013 graduate of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop. Her fiction has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Strange Horizons, Black Static, and Tor.com. Her story “The Fisher Queen” was nominated for the Nebula, Shirley Jackson, and World Fantasy Awards. Her poem “For the Gardener’s Daughter” appears in Uncanny Magazine #4. […]

Uncanny Mini Interview with Year Two Contributor Mary Robinette Kowal!

Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of The Glamourist Histories series of fantasy novels. She has received the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, three Hugo awards, and the RT Reviews award for Best Fantasy Novel. Her work has been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. Her stories appear in Asimov’s, Clarkesworld, and […]

Writing the Margins from the Centre and Other Moral Geometries by Amal El-Mohtar

(This is mirrored from Amal El-Mohtar’s Blog) This blog post is written in fulfillment of a Kickstarter reward claimed during Uncanny Magazine‘s Year One Kickstarter (with apologies for the delay, as the Year Two Kickstarter is presently underway, about which more later!) I was asked to write about the following: How can writers represent people on the margins in their stories? […]


The Uncanny Cabin- A Review by Anne M. Gibson

On April 24, 2015, I piled into a minivan with some writers, some editors,  a few coolers of food, and heavens knows how many pens, notepads, books, and computers. We drove into the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania that beautiful spring morning. This trip was part of my “rewards” for backing the Uncanny Magazine Year One […]


The Uncanny Magazine Podcast Is a 2015 Parsec Award Finalist

Great news, Space Unicorns! The Uncanny Magazine Podcast is a Finalist for a 2015 Parsec Award in the Best Speculative Fiction Magazine or Anthology Podcast category! Congratulations to all of the finalists. We especially want to thank our phenomenal podcast staff: Producers Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky Readers Amal El-Mohtar and C. S. E. Cooney (Plus […]


Uncanny Magazine Year Two Kickstarter is LIVE!

Space Unicorns! We need your help! Uncanny Magazine Year Two: The Return of the Space Unicorn! The Kickstarter is LIVE! Last year, three-time Hugo Award winner Lynne M. Thomas & three-time Hugo Award finalist Michael Damian Thomas ran the Uncanny Magazine Year One Kickstarter. We promised to bring you stunning cover art, passionate science fiction […]