Uncanny Magazine 2018 Poetry Eligibility

Hello, Space Unicorns! Nominating for the Rhysling Award for speculative poetry is now OPEN! If you’re a SFPA member, you can nominate short and long poetry up until February 15.   Long Poem (50+ lines or 500+ words) The Fairies in the Crawlspace by Beth Cato Convalescence by Alicia Cole The Cat’s Daughters by Nitoo Das the […]

Uncanny Magazine 2018 Favorite Fiction Reader Poll Results!

Space Unicorns! It is time to announce the TOP STORY in our Uncanny Magazine 2018 Favorite Fiction Reader Poll! It is…. *drumroll* The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat by Brooke Bolander!!! Congratulations, Brooke! Brooke will be receiving a SNAZZY CERTIFICATE! The rest of the Top Five are: […]

Seven Uncanny Stories Are on the 2018 Locus Recommended Reading List and Locus Award Poll!

SPACE UNICORNS! HAPPY DAY!!! There are seven Uncanny Magazine stories on the prestigious 2018 Locus Recommended Reading List! WE ARE SO CHUFFED! Congratulations to all of the authors! “How to Swallow the Moon” by Isabel Yap (novelette) “Contingency Plans for the Apocalypse” by S.B. Divya “And Yet” by A.T. Greenblatt “The Hydraulic Emperor” by Arkady Martine “Blessings” by Naomi Novik “What […]

Uncanny on the Web and Where To Find Us

Hello, Space Unicorns, and happy mid-January! This is just a quick post to remind you of where to find us out in the world, because we want to stay in touch with you! We have accounts at— Twitter Facebook Tumblr Instagram Pinterest —where we send out submission window announcements and news and show off the […]


Uncanny Celebrates Reader Favorites of 2018!

Hello, Space Unicorns! 2018 was a tough year. Though many things were hard and horrible, we are very proud of all of the amazing works we published in Uncanny Magazine. Everyone in the Space Unicorn Ranger Corps has been wonderfully supportive, and your enthusiasm has meant so much to us. It’s been fantastic to see how much […]

Uncanny Magazine Issue 26 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming January 1, THE TWENTY-SIXTH ISSUE OF THE 2016, 2017, & 2018 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 February 5. Don’t forget eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny Magazine are […]

The Disabled People Destroy Fantasy Guidelines

Reading period: January 15th, 2019 to February 28th 2019. Please do not submit anything until January 15th. Emails containing submissions will be deleted. (Uncanny Magazine uses the Moksha submission system.)   Who can submit: We welcome submission from writers who identify themselves as disabled. Identity is what matters for this issue. What kinds of disabilities? All of […]

Uncanny Staff Members Share Their Holiday Favorites

Happy Holidays, Space Unicorns! There’s plenty of the holiday spirit here at Uncanny, so several of our editorial staff decided to share some of our favorite pieces of media for the holiday season. If you’re looking for something fun to watch, listen to, or read as the holidays approach, we hope you’ll find something to […]


Announcing the Disabled People Destroy Fantasy Guest Poetry Editor!

Fantastic news, Space Unicorns! We can now announce another Disabled People Destroy Fantasy  GUEST EDITOR! The Guest Poetry Editor is… Lisa M. Bradley!!!   Originally from South Texas, Lisa M. Bradley now lives in Iowa with her spouse and their teenager. Her speculative fiction and poetry examine borders, taboos, and transgressions, no doubt influenced by her […]

Uncanny Magazine Managing Editor Michi Trota Is Also Now the Nonfiction Editor!

Fabulous news, Space Unicorns! Uncanny Magazine’s Managing Editor Michi Trota is getting an additional title! Along with being Uncanny’s PHENOMENAL Managing Editor, Michi will now have the additional title of Nonfiction Editor starting with issue 26! Michi has been involved with the nonfiction editing since day one, and we are super excited to have her  […]