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The Sin of America

Content Note: Child Death and Violence Against Women   There’s a woman outside of a town called Sheridan, where the sky comes so near to earth it has to use the crosswalk just like everybody else. There’s a woman outside of Sheridan, sitting in the sun-yellow booth in the far back corner of the Blue […]

Uncanny Magazine Podcast 39A

Welcome to Episode 39Aof the award-winning Uncanny Magazine Podcast! In Episode 39A you will hear: Publishers’ Introduction: Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas Short Story: “The Sin of America” by Catherynne M. Valente, as read by Heath Miller Poems: “lagahoo culture (Part II)” by Brandon O’Brien,  as read by Matt Peters Interview: Lynne M. Thomas […]

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 RECRUITS ml cohen, Katie Rodante, Danielle, a pair of enchanted gloves, Titus Fortner, Mr. Robin White, Andrew Gregg, Nadine Noll, Anitra Heiberg Lykke, Andrew S. Fuller, Aleksi Stenberg, […]

Uncanny Magazine Issue Thirty-Nine

Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Thirty-Nine! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on March 2, 2021. The free online content will be released in two stages—half on March 2 and half on April 6. Featuring all-new short fiction by Catherynne M. Valente, Dominica Phetteplace, Caroline M. Yoachim, […]

Uncanny Magazine Issue 39 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming March 2, THE THIRTY-NINTH ISSUE OF THE 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 HUGO AWARD-WINNING UNCANNY MAGAZINE!! 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 April 6. Don’t […]

Thank You, Year 7 Kickstarter Backers!

Uncanny Magazine would like to thank the following people for supporting us during our Year 7 Kickstarter. This magazine would not be possible without their support.   10redplums, Aaron Bilodeau, Aaron Heil, Abbey, Abby Barre, Abhilash Jayachandra, Abigail Scott, AC, Ace Edmonds, Ace Malarky, acorncap, acwise, Adam Holisky, Adam McLain, Adam T, Adric Riedel, Ai […]

Pathfinding!

Content note: child endangerment and death   1. When the children are ready, they go in the simulator. There are only ten children left by now, so there’s plenty of scheduling time to go around. They all jump the low bar of the necessary diagnostics: medical, psychological, emotional, physical. If they break in there, the […]

Milk Teeth

There is, in Aotearoa New Zealand, a tree called the horoeka. It is heteroblastic, which means that the juvenile form of the tree is very different to the adult form—so different, in fact, that the two forms were historically believed to be different species. It’s easy to see why. In the botanic gardens, the leaves […]

L.X. Beckett

Toronto author and editor L.X. Beckett frittered their youth working as an actor and theater technician in Southern Alberta, before deciding to make a shift into writing science fiction. Their first novella, “Freezing Rain, a Chance of Falling,” appeared in the July/August issue of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in 2018, and takes […]