Uncanny Magazine Issue Twenty-Seven

Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Twenty-Seven! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on March 5, 2019. The free online content will be released in two stages—half on March 5 and half on April 2.

Featuring all-new short fiction by Karen Osborne, Tina Connolly, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Marie Brennan, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, and A. T. Greenblatt; reprint fiction by Aliette de Bodard; nonfiction by Tracy Townsend, Briana Lawrence, Marissa Lingen, and Suzanne Walker; poems by Beth Cato, D.A. Xiaolin Spires, Cassandra Khaw, Sandi Leibowitz, and Chloe N. Clark; interviews with Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam and A. T. Greenblatt by Caroline M. Yoachim;  and Christopher Jones’s Traveler on the cover.

All that plus two podcasts!

Episode 27A (March 5): Editors’ Introduction, “The Dead, In Their Uncontrollable Power” by Karen Osborne as read by Stephanie Malia Morris, “Childhood Memory from the Old Victorian House on Warner” by Beth Cato as read by Erika Ensign, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Karen Osborne.

Episode 27B (April 2): Editors’ Introduction, “Vīs Dēlendī” by Marie Brennan as read by Erika Ensign, “things you don’t say to city witches” by Cassandra Khaw as read by Stephanie Malia Morris, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Marie Brennan.

About The Cover Artist: Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones is a comic book artist best known for his work on Young Justice for DC Comics and on Doctor Who for Titan Comics. Christopher is currently drawing Marvel Action: Spider-man, and recently drew a prequel comic for Young Justice Outsiders written by series co-creator/co-producer Greg Weisman. Christopher’s other work for DC Comics includes a run or more than four years on The Batman Strikes, as well as stories for Batman ‘66, Justice League Adventures, Batman & Robin, Day of Judgment and the cult series Young Heroes in Love. His Doctor Who work includes The Third Doctor: Heralds of Destruction with writer Paul Cornell and The Seventh Doctor: Operation Volcano with writer Andrew Cartmel, in addition to a variety of covers featuring the 13th, 10th and 11th Doctors.

His other work for Marvel Comics includes Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and Marvel Superhero Squad. Other comics work includes the graphic novels Also Known As (written by Tony Lee) and Kolchak: Fever Pitch, the SF series Parallel Man, Gargoyles: Bad Guys, and the comic book adaptation of the cult horror favorite Re-Animator. He is also the co-creator of Dr. Blink Superhero Shrink with writer/cartoonist John Kovalic. Christopher also helped found the Minnesota-based sci-fi convention CONvergence and created its robotic mascot Connie.

In The Issue

More Fiction

The Dead, In Their Uncontrollable Power by Karen Osborne

The Dragon That Flew Out of the Sun by Aliette de Bodard

Every Song Must End by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam

A Sharp Breath of Birds by Tina Connolly

Vīs Dēlendī by Marie Brennan
(available Apr 02, 2019)

On the Lonely Shore by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
(available Apr 02, 2019)

Before the World Crumbles Away by A. T. Greenblatt
(available Apr 02, 2019)


Childhood Memory from the Old Victorian House on Warner by Beth Cato

Taho by D.A. Xiaolin Spires

Other Forms of Conjuring the Moon by Chloe N. Clark
(available Apr 02, 2019)

things you don’t say to city witches by Cassandra Khaw
(available Apr 02, 2019)

Wendy, Waiting by Sandi Leibowitz
(available Apr 02, 2019)


Thank You, Year Five Kickstarter Supporters! by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas

Courage to the Sticking Place: Connecting SF/F Students With Creators by Tracy Townsend

All in Good Fun: How Fanfiction Reignited My Passion for Writing by Briana Lawrence

Thank You, Patreon Supporters! by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas

“We Are What They Grow Beyond”: Star Wars and the Extended Universe by Suzanne Walker
(available Apr 02, 2019)

That Never Happened: Misplaced Skepticism and the Mechanisms of Suspension of Disbelief by Marissa Lingen
(available Apr 02, 2019)


Interview: Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam by Caroline M. Yoachim

Interview: A. T. Greenblatt by Caroline M. Yoachim
(available Apr 02, 2019)