Uncanny Magazine Issue Twenty-Eight

Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Twenty-Eight! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on May 7, 2019. The free online content will be released in two stages—half on May 7 and half on June 4.

Featuring all-new short fiction by Ellen Klages, John Chu, Emma Osborne, Elizabeth Bear, Brit. E. B. Hvide, and Christopher Caldwell; reprint fiction by Kameron Hurley; nonfiction by Tananarive Due, Arkady Martine, Gwenda Bond, and Nicasio Andres Reed, as well as a remembrance of Jennifer Adams Kelley; poems by Theodora Goss, Nicasio Andres Reed, S. Qiouyi Lu, Ali Trotta, and Brandon O’Brien; interviews with John Chu and Elizabeth Bear by Caroline M. Yoachim;  and Galen Dara’s She’s Going Places on the cover.

All that plus two podcasts!

Episode 28A (May 7): Editors’ Introduction, “Nice Things” by Ellen Klages as read by Erika Ensign, “The Cinder Girl Burns Brightly” by Theodora Goss as read by Stephanie Malia Morris, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Ellen Klages.

Episode 28B (June 4): Editors’ Introduction, “A Catalog of Love at First Sight” by Brit E. B. Hvide as read by Stephanie Malia Morris, “The Magician Speaks to the Fool” by Ali Trotta as read by Erika Ensign, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Brit E. B. Hvide.

About The Cover Artist: Galen Dara

Galen Dara has created art for Escape Artists, Uncanny Magazine, 47North publishing, Skyscape Publishing, Fantasy Flight Games, Tyche Books, Fireside Magazine, Strange Horizons Magazine, and Lightspeed Magazine. She won the 2016 World Fantasy Award for Best Artist and has been nominated for the Hugo, the Chesley Award, the Locus Award, and the Spectrum 24 Award. When Galen is not working on a project you can find her on the edge of the Sonoran Desert, climbing mountains and hanging out with a friendly conglomeration of human and animal companions. Her website is galendara.com. You can follow her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @galendara.

In The Issue

More Fiction

A Salt and Sterling Tongue by Emma Osborne

Nice Things by Ellen Klages

Probabilitea by John Chu

Corpse Soldier by Kameron Hurley
(available Jun 04, 2019)

A Catalog of Love at First Sight by Brit E. B. Hvide
(available Jun 04, 2019)

Canst Thou Draw Out the Leviathan by Christopher Caldwell
(available Jun 04, 2019)

Lest We Forget by Elizabeth Bear
(available Jun 04, 2019)


The Cinder Girl Burns Brightly by Theodora Goss

The following parameters by Nicasio Andres Reed

Flashover by S. Qiouyi Lu

The Magician Speaks to the Fool by Ali Trotta
(available Jun 04, 2019)

Elegy for the Self as Villeneuve’s Beast by Brandon O’Brien
(available Jun 04, 2019)