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The Uncanny Valley

Is it that time of year again? Is there a crispness in the air? Are decorations going up around your town? Are you hearing joyful songs of the season? That’s right! IT’S TIME TO BEGIN A NEW YEAR OF UNCANNY MAGAZINE! Is there really a more magical time of year? So sing an Uncanny carol! […]

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 […]

My Country Is A Ghost

When Niovi tried to smuggle her mother’s ghost into the new country, she found herself being passed from one security officer to another, detailing her mother’s place and date of death over and over again. “Are you carrying a ghost with you, ma’am?” asked the woman in the security vest. Her nametag read Stella. Her […]

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 Kevin Lyda, Stephen, Elizabeth Galliher, Mairin Holmes, Girish M Duvvuri, Melanie Ashford, Alex E.T. Snyder, Rachel Caine, justin livernois, William T. McGeachin, Alex Eiser, Alexander M Henderson, […]

You Perfect, Broken Thing

When I leave the kill floor, my legs are wasted. I shuffle to the women’s locker room. I can’t stand anymore, but I know if I sit, I’ll never get back up. At least, not for another hour. I prop myself up on my open locker. My hands are shaking, too. My fingertips are blue, […]

Badass Moms in the Zombie Apocalypse

My labor pangs are mild at first. They’re intense, sure, but it’s mostly warmth and pressure like my abdomen is hugging itself. I’ve got time. Hours maybe, before I have to flee the enclave and get myself to the birthing hideout. In the meantime, I’m in our makeshift infirmary, trying to get water past old […]