Behind the Stories- A Guest Blog Post by Sarah Pinsker

(Award-winning author Sarah Pinsker’s first short story collection, Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea, was released from Small Beer Press on March 19th.  At the end of the post, there is a book giveaway you can participate in!)   In the title story of my new collection, Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea, a character […]


Uncanny Magazine Issue 27 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming March 5, THE TWENTY-SEVENTH 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 April 2. Don’t forget eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny […]

Six Uncanny Magazine Poems Are Rhysling Nominees!

Outstanding news, Space Unicorns! Six Uncanny Magazine poems are nominees for the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association’s Rhysling Award for speculative poetry! Brandon O’Brien’s “drop some amens,” Betsy Aoki’s “Okuri Inu, or the sending-off dog demon,” and Fran Wilde’s “The Sea Never Says It Loves You” are all nominees for Best Short Poem. Nitoo Das’s “The Cat’s Daughters,” Beth Cato’s “The […]

And Yet by A. T. Greenblatt Is a Nebula Award Finalist!

Outstanding news, Space Unicorns! “And Yet” by A. T. Greenblatt is a 2018 finalist for a Best Short Story Nebula Award! Congratulations, Aliza! It is an amazing list of finalists. CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERYBODY!!! From the SFWA Nebula Award announcement: The Nebula Awards will be presented during the annual SFWA Nebula Conference, which will run from May 16th-19th and feature programming developed […]

Best of Uncanny Hardcover Book Coming from Subterranean Press in December!

Fabulous news, Space Unicorns! 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 […]


Uncanny Magazine 2018 Poetry Eligibility

Hello, Space Unicorns! Nominating for the Rhysling Award for speculative poetry is now OPEN! If you’re a SFPA member, you can nominate short and long poetry up until February 15.   Long Poem (50+ lines or 500+ words) The Fairies in the Crawlspace by Beth Cato Convalescence by Alicia Cole The Cat’s Daughters by Nitoo Das the […]

Uncanny Magazine 2018 Favorite Fiction Reader Poll Results!

Space Unicorns! It is time to announce the TOP STORY in our Uncanny Magazine 2018 Favorite Fiction Reader Poll! It is…. *drumroll* The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat by Brooke Bolander!!! Congratulations, Brooke! Brooke will be receiving a SNAZZY CERTIFICATE! The rest of the Top Five are: […]

Seven Uncanny Stories Are on the 2018 Locus Recommended Reading List and Locus Award Poll!

SPACE UNICORNS! HAPPY DAY!!! There are seven Uncanny Magazine stories on the prestigious 2018 Locus Recommended Reading List! WE ARE SO CHUFFED! Congratulations to all of the authors! “How to Swallow the Moon” by Isabel Yap (novelette) “Contingency Plans for the Apocalypse” by S.B. Divya “And Yet” by A.T. Greenblatt “The Hydraulic Emperor” by Arkady Martine “Blessings” by Naomi Novik “What […]

Uncanny on the Web and Where To Find Us

Hello, Space Unicorns, and happy mid-January! This is just a quick post to remind you of where to find us out in the world, because we want to stay in touch with you! We have accounts at— Twitter Facebook Tumblr Instagram Pinterest —where we send out submission window announcements and news and show off the […]


Uncanny Celebrates Reader Favorites of 2018!

Hello, Space Unicorns! 2018 was a tough year. Though many things were hard and horrible, we are 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 how much […]