Uncanny Magazine Wins the 2019 Best Semiprozine Hugo Award!

We have wonderful news! Uncanny Magazine won its fourth Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine (Publishers/Editors-in-Chief Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas, Managing Editor Michi Trota, Podcast Producers Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky, Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction Special Issue Editors-in-Chief Elsa Sjunneson-Henry and Dominik Parisien)! We are deeply honored by this Hugo Award. It was a stellar […]

Two Uncanny Magazine Stories Are 2019 WSFA Small Press Award Finalists!

Fabulous news, Space Unicorns! “The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat” by Brooke Bolander and “The Hydraulic Emperor” by Arkady Martine are 2019 WSFA Small Press Award Finalists! Congratulations to Brooke, Arkady, and all of the finalists! From the WSFA website: The award honors the efforts […]

Best of Uncanny Has a Starred Review from Publishers Weekly!

Fabulous news, Space Unicorns! The forthcoming Best of Uncanny (edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas) from Subterranean Press received a coveted STARRED REVIEW from Publishers Weekly! “Hugo-winning editors Thomas and Thomas have assembled some of the most well known, internationally respected, and utterly evocative pieces from Uncanny’s five-year history into this substantial and […]

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

More excellent award news, Space Unicorns! The World Fantasy Award Finalists have been announced! Once again, Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas are Finalists for the Special Award–Non-Professional World Fantasy Award for Uncanny Magazine! Also, “Like a River Loves the Sky” by Emma Törzs is a Finalist for the Best Short Story World Fantasy Award! We […]

Uncanny Magazine Is a 2019 British Fantasy Award Finalist!

Fabulous news, Space Unicorns! Uncanny Magazine is a finalist for a 2019 British Fantasy Award in the Best Magazine / Periodical category! It is a fantastic group of finalists. Congratulations to everybody! The Winners will be anounced 20th October 2019, at FantasyCon in Glasgow, Scotland. Tickets and further information can be found on www.fantasycon.org

Uncanny Is Looking for Submissions Editors Again!

Uncanny Magazine  is currently seeking to add more Submissions Editors (often called slush readers). Uncanny is an online magazine that publishes Science Fiction and Fantasy and pays $.08 per word for new fiction. Our submission guidelines are here. We will ask Submissions Editors to select unique and provocative, diverse, well-written stories from our unsolicited submissions […]

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Uncanny Magazine Issue 29 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming July 2, THE TWENTY-NINTH ISSUE OF THE 2016, 2017, & 2018 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 August 6. Don’t forget eBook Subscriptions […]

The Thomases Unbox the Best of Uncanny ARCs!

EXCITING DAY, SPACE UNICORNS! As you may remember, the phenomenal Subterranean Press will be releasing massive hardcover and prestige editions of  The Best of Uncanny in December 2019! The Best of Uncanny is a collection edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas bringing together some of their favorite Uncanny Magazine stories and poems from the first few years of the magazine, including many works […]

The Sense of Wonderful- A Guest Post by Tracy Townsend

(Author Tracy Townsend’s novel, The Fall, was released by Pyr on June 11, 2019, and can be found at all major booksellers.) Every summer of my childhood, my brother and I traveled to northern Michigan to visit our grandparents, often staying there for weeks before finally coming home. It was part vacation, part childcare arrangement […]

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Theology in AI Fiction- A Guest Post by Ada Hoffmann

(Author Ada Hoffmann’s debut novel, The Outside, was released by Angry Robot Books on June 11, 2019, and can be found at all major booksellers.) As an AI researcher, I find myself continually correcting people who joke that my programs will one day take over the world. It is literally impossible for my programs to […]

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