Uncanny Magazine Issue Thirty

Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Thirty, our Disabled People Destroy Fantasy special issue! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on September 3, 2019. The free online content will be released in two stages—half on September 3 and half on October 1.

Disabled People Destroy Fantasy is guest edited by: Katharine Duckett (Fiction), Nicolette Barischoff (Nonfiction), and Lisa M. Bradley (Poetry).

Featuring all-new short fiction by Sarah Gailey, Lane Waldman, Jei D. Marcade, Tochi Onyebuchi, Karlo Yeager Rodríguez, and Aysha U. Farah; nonfiction by Kari Maaren, Gwendolyn Paradice, Day Al-Mohamed, A. T. Greenblatt, Cara Liebowitz, and Dominik Parisien; poems by Roxanna Bennett, Toby MacNutt, Shweta Narayan, R.B. Lemberg, Tamara Jerée, and Julian K. Jarboe; interviews with Lane Waldman and Karlo Yeager Rodríguez by Sandra Odell;  and Julie Dillon’s Menagerie on the cover.

All that plus two podcasts!

Episode 30A (September 3): Editors’ Introduction, “Away With the Wolves” by Sarah Gailey as read by Erika Ensign, “Neithal from abroad by Shweta Narayan as read by Joy Piedmont, and Haddayr Copley-Woods interviewing Sarah Gailey.

Episode 30B (October 1): Editors’ Introduction, “The Fifth Day” by Tochi Onyebuchi as read by Joy Piedmont, “Eating Disorder’ does not begin to describe it” by R.B. Lemberg as read by Erika Ensign, and Haddayr Copley-Woods interviewing Tochi Onyebuchi.


About The Cover Artist: Julie Dillon

Julie Dillon is a Hugo Award-winning artist living in California. She has had a life-long love of fantasy and sci-fi art and literature, and is excited to be making her own contribution to the field. Over the years, she has worked on book covers, magazine illustrations, gaming illustrations, and a variety of other commissions, and she is currently working on branching out into creating more of her own work. Her website is juliedillonart.com and you can follow her on Twitter @juliedillon.

In The Issue

More Fiction

Away With the Wolves by Sarah Gailey

Tower by Lane Waldman

Seed and Cinder by Jei D. Marcade

The Tailor and the Beast by Aysha U. Farah
(available Oct 01, 2019)

This Is Not My Adventure by Karlo Yeager Rodríguez
(available Oct 01, 2019)

The Fifth Day by Tochi Onyebuchi
(available Oct 01, 2019)


Monsters & Women—Beneath Contempt by Roxanna Bennett

Cavitation by Toby MacNutt

Neithal from abroad by Shweta Narayan

The Thing In Us We Fear Just Wants Our Love by Julian K. Jarboe
(available Oct 01, 2019)

“Eating Disorder” does not begin to describe it by R.B. Lemberg
(available Oct 01, 2019)

goddess in forced repose by Tamara Jerée
(available Oct 01, 2019)