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Probabilitea

Ordinary fathers lead ordinary lives. They go to work, they raise the kid, they open their homes for the weekly mahjong and meal that rotates from one family to the next in their circle of Chinese immigrants. When they text their daughters, the cell phone vibrates discreetly. If the phone is buried in a backpack, […]

Nice Things

After the memorial service, Phoebe Morris returned to the beachfront townhouse where her mother had lived for the last twenty years, and prepared to cope. There was nothing of Mother’s that she particularly wanted, but there were papers to sort and clothing to donate, and it was her responsibility. She was an only child, an […]

A Salt and Sterling Tongue

I found my dying boy curled up in a pile of straw wet with his blood. Seamus rolled over as I entered the barn, and I saw then that he’d chewed his fingers down to the first knuckle. I gasped. “I can taste my King in my wet,” he said, rocking forward, naming his lost […]

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 Alexander M Henderson, Bliss Ehrlich, Crystal Huff, Dain Unicorn, Daniel (a raven), Derek Smith, Edmund Schweppe, Jayme, Joshua Hawks, Kate O’Connor, Kevin Lyda, Marzie Kaifer, Maureen Empfield, […]

Black Horror Rising

When I was growing up in Miami, my late mother, Patricia Stephens Due, sat down with me on Saturdays to watch “Creature Features”—old Universal film classics like Dracula, The Mummy, and The Mole People. The first deep scare I remember is the end of the 1958 version of The Fly, when the scientist/fly caught in […]

Come to the Uncanny TV Pilot Taping!!!

Space Unicorns unite! During Uncanny Magazine‘s successful Kickstarter campaign for Year 5, you made your voices heard: I want my Uncanny TV! We welcome you to join us for our live recording of the pilot episode of Uncanny TV. Podcaster extraordinaire Matt Peters & Managing/Nonfiction Editor Michi Trota will host this variety talk show in […]

“We Are What They Grow Beyond”: Star Wars and the Extended Universe

I fell in love with Star Wars at the library. The films had been at the edge of my consciousness for most of my childhood—how could I avoid them? The special editions were re-released in theaters the year I turned seven; though I did not see them then, my sister had plenty of action figures […]

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 Alexander M Henderson, Bliss Ehrlich, Crystal Huff, Dain Unicorn, Daniel (a raven), Derek Smith, Edmund Schweppe, Jayme, Joshua Hawks, Kate O’Connor, Kevin Lyda, Marzie Kaifer, Maureen Empfield, […]

Interview: Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam

Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam’s stories and poems have appeared in over 60 magazines and anthologies such as Fantasy & Science Fiction, Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror, and Lightspeed, as well as in six languages and on the podcast LeVar Burton Reads. She has been a finalist for the Nebula Award and placed for Selected Shorts’ […]

Thank You, Year Five Kickstarter Supporters!

Uncanny Magazine would like to thank the following people for backing our Year Five Kickstarter. This magazine would not be possible without their support. @heartofcoyote, @prof_sje, A Grue, A Miura, A non-E moose, A. Marti, A. Renaud, A. T. Greenblatt, A.C. Wise, aabcjohnsons, Abi Scott, AC Thomas, Adam Hagger, Adam Parker @Pikmin, adam.j.mclain, Adrienne Figus, […]