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Uncanny Magazine 2015 Award Eligibility

It’s the time of year when people post their year-in-reviews to remind voters for the different SF/F awards what’s out there they might have missed and which category it’s eligible in (especially for the Hugo Awards and Nebula Awards). This was the first full year of Uncanny Magazine (Issues 2 through 7). We are extremely proud […]

Uncanny Magazine Podcast Episode 3

Welcome to the third installment of the Uncanny Magazine Podcast! In Podcast Episode 3, you will hear: Editors’ Intro: Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas Short Fiction: “The Heat of Us: Notes Toward an Oral History” by Sam J. Miller as read by C.S.E. Cooney Poetry: After the Moon Princess Leaves by Isabel Yap as read […]

Uncanny Magazine Issue Two

Uncanny‘s first issue of 2015! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on January 6, 2015. The free online content will be released in 2 stages- half on January 6, and half on February 3. Featuring new fiction by Hao Jingfang (translated by Ken Liu), Sam J. Miller, […]

The Uncanny Valley

The Thomases are… happy and exhausted. As we write this, we’re finally finished with our World Tour (which included a visit to the David Bowie Is exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago). Basically, every weekend was booked, from Caitlin’s birthday in October until mid–December. This included Lynne speaking about Doctor Who at […]

Uncanny Issue 2 Cover & Table of Contents!

Coming January 6, THE SECOND ISSUE OF UNCANNY!!! 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 February 3. Don’t forget that eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny Magazine are available on Weightless […]

Thank You, Patreon Supporters!

Uncanny Magazine would like to thank the following people for supporting us on Patreon. This magazine would not be possible without their support. Space Unicorn Ranger Corps COMMANDERS Alex E. T. Snyder, Alex Eiser, Alexander M Henderson, Bliss Ehrlich, Crystal Huff, Dain Unicorn, Daniel Sales, Derek Smith, Edmund Schweppe, Girish M Duvvuri, Jayme Lundeen, justin […]

Without Prayer or the Place in the Forest

for Selkie In the magic realist novel, we find the firebird in the attic of your grandmother’s diary where the last poet she went to school with left it burning like a ner tomid before she was caught in the wind of rolling stock and ash all these stories come to, their tracks stitching history’s […]

If You’ve Heard This One Before

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. By the time you’re reading this, the Todd Phillips film Joker will have been in theatres for a while and the word is out: it’s a pretty astounding film. It’s also… worrying many, to say the least. Having seen it on opening day, I am inclined to […]

Nutrition Facts

I’m told that the recipe never changes. It’s the same taro congee day after day, no added powders or ingredients. The taste is supposed to be consistent with only a few shifts in nutrients. I palm the sensoring pad and the vending machine squeezes it out from the robot with the mixing bowl behind glass. […]

A Time to Reap

(Content Note for emotional abuse and mentions of sexual abuse.) For Shirley Jackson and Charles Dickens “This is a true-crime tale?” Two reporters sharing the shuttle with us, and of course I got the one who hadn’t done her homework. I suppose I should have been flattered that they were there—a Broadway musical spun off the […]