Hao Jingfang’s Folding Beijing and the Chinese Xingyun (Nebula) Awards

As most of you know, this month Uncanny Magazine is featuring Hao Jingfang’s novelette “Folding Beijing” as translated by Ken Liu. What you may not know is that it was a nominee for Best Short Story last year at the prestigious Chinese Xingyun (Nebula) Awards. Along with the Galaxy Award, this is one of the […]


Uncanny 2014 Awards Eligibility Roundup

It’s the time of year when people post their year in review to remind awards’ voters what’s out there that they might have missed. Here’s what Team Space Unicorn did in 2014. We appreciate your consideration. The short stories listed below are eligible in the short story categories of the SF/F awards. If you are […]

Uncanny Issue 2 Cover & Table of Contents!

Coming January 6, THE SECOND ISSUE OF UNCANNY!!! 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 3. Don’t forget that eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny Magazine are available on Weightless […]


C. S. E. Cooney Joins Uncanny as a Podcast Reader

Greetings, Space Unicorns! Uncanny Magazine is thrilled to announce that the marvelous C.S.E. Cooney has agreed to join us as the second reader on the Uncanny Magazine Podcast! Ms. Cooney is a Rhode Island writer and actor. She is the author of How To Flirt in Faerieland and Other Wild Rhymes, Jack o’ the Hills, The Witch in the Almond Tree, and The Breaker […]


Second Half of Uncanny Magazine Issue 1 Unlocked!

Space Unicorn Ranger Corps! It’s the first Tuesday of the month – that means another episode of the Uncanny Podcast and more awesome fiction, nonfiction & poetry is now available to all! The second half of Issue 1 has been released on the website, including: New Fiction Amelia Beamer – “Celia and the Conservation of Entropy” […]


Uncanny Is Temporarily Closing to All Submissions

Uncanny Magazine will be closing to all unsolicited submissions on December 1, 2014. We’ve been giddy about the volume and diversity of the submissions, and are working hard to process everything. We will reopen in early 2015, and are working on having a new, sleeker submissions system.  

Submissions processing delay…

Dear Space Unicorn Rangers, Our temporary submissions system was overwhelmed by the wonderful deluge of submissions that have come in since we opened. Unfortunately, this means that the processing is taking much longer than we originally anticipated. We’re sorry. We promise, we are doing our best to get through the submissions as quickly as humanly […]


Uncanny Magazine Issue 1 is LIVE!!!

Space Unicorn Ranger Corps! Today is the day. Uncanny Magazine Issue 1 is now available to everybody at or at online eBook retailers! Please spread the word! Here are the pieces of Issue 1 that are available on our shiny new website (designed by the phenomenal Jeremiah Tolbert) today: (Cover by Galen Dara) Editorial The Uncanny […]


The Uncanny Magazine Podcast Teaser

Would you like to hear the teaser trailer for the Uncanny Magazine Podcast? You can subscribe at iTunes or with the RSS feed. Episode 1 launches on November 4th and features an editors’ introduction, Maria Dahvana Headley’s story “If You Were a Tiger, I’d Have to Wear White” and Amal El-Mohtar’s poem “The New Ways” (both […]

Uncanny Issue 1 Cover & Table of Contents!

Coming in November, THE FIRST ISSUE OF UNCANNY!!! 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 in December. Table of Contents: Cover by Galen Dara Editorial The Uncanny Valley- Editorial […]