Uncanny Magazine Issue Twenty-Nine

Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Twenty-Nine! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on July 2, 2019. The free online content will be released in two stages—half on July 2 and half on August 6.

Featuring all-new short fiction by Sarah Pinsker, Greg van Eekhout, Rachel Swirsky & P. H. Lee, Marie Brennan, A.C. Wise, and Maurice Broaddus; reprint fiction by Tim Pratt; nonfiction by Aidan Moher, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Karlyn Ruth Meyer, Marissa Lingen, and Elsa Sjunneson-Henry; poems by D.A. Xiaolin Spires, Alexandra Seidel, Cynthia So, and Betsy Aoki; interviews with Greg van Eekhout and Maurice Broaddus by Caroline M. Yoachim;  and Julie Dillon’s Skyward Bound on the cover.

All that plus two podcasts!

Episode 29A (July 2): Editors’ Introduction, “The Blur in the Corner of Your Eye” by Sarah Pinsker as read by Erika Ensign, “capturing the mood” by D.A. Xiaolin Spires as read by Joy Piedmont, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Sarah Pinsker.

Episode 29B (August 6): Editors’ Introduction, “How the Trick Is Done” by A.C. Wise as read by Erika Ensign, “If Love Is Real, So Are Fairies” by Cynthia So as read by Joy Piedmont, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing A.C. Wise.


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

The Blur in the Corner of Your Eye by Sarah Pinsker

Big Box by Greg van Eekhout

Compassionate Simulation by Rachel Swirsky and P. H. Lee

A Champion of Nigh-Space by Tim Pratt
(available Aug 06, 2019)

The Migration Suite: A Study in C Sharp Minor by Maurice Broaddus
(available Aug 06, 2019)

How the Trick Is Done by A.C. Wise
(available Aug 06, 2019)

On the Impurity of Dragon-kind by Marie Brennan
(available Aug 06, 2019)


Sing by Alexandra Seidel

capturing the mood by D.A. Xiaolin Spires

Buruburu by Betsy Aoki
(available Aug 06, 2019)

If Love Is Real, So Are Fairies by Cynthia So
(available Aug 06, 2019)