Uncanny Magazine Is Saying Goodbye to Nonfiction Editor Elsa Sjunneson

Bittersweet news, Space Unicorns. Nonfiction Editor Elsa Sjunneson has decided to move on from her Uncanny editorial duties at the end of Uncanny Magazine Year 7 (Issue #42). We can’t overstate how important Elsa has been to Uncanny. Elsa started with us as the guest Co-Editor-in-Chief (with Dominik Parisien) and Nonfiction Editor of our Disabled […]

Leah Bobet’s Poem and Kelly Robson’s Story Are Aurora Awards Finalists!

Fabulous news, Space Unicorns! The 2021 Aurora Awards finalists have been announced, and two Uncanny Magazine pieces are on the final ballot! “The Death of the Gods” by Leah Bobet is a finalist for the Best Poem/Song Aurora Award,  and “So You Want to Be a Honeypot” by Kelly Robson is a finalist for the Best […]

Five Reasons Not to Bring Back Woolly Mammoths– A Guest Post by Sue Burke

Magnificent woolly mammoths once reigned over ancient steppes: 10 feet tall at the shoulder, weighing around 5 tons, and lushly furred. Their curved tusks could reach 14 feet long. If we could, should we bring them back? Some people are trying. Sergei Zimov hopes to create a Pleistocene Park with mammoths in northeastern Siberia as […]


Uncanny Magazine, the Thomases, and Six Uncanny Stories Are Locus Award Finalists!

Fabulous news, Space Unicorns! “The Inaccessibility of Heaven” by Aliette de Bodard is a Best Novelette Locus Award finalist, “Burn or the Episodic Life of Sam Wells as a Super” by A.T. Greenblatt is a Best Novelette Locus Award finalist, “Badass Moms in the Zombie Apocalypse” by Rae Carson is a Best Short Story Locus Award finalist, […]


Uncanny Magazine Issue 40 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming May 4, THE FORTIETH ISSUE OF THE 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 June 1. Don’t forget eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny Magazine are available […]

Three Uncanny Stories, 2 Poems, and an Essay Are 2021 Ignyte Award Finalists!!!

Fabulous news, Space Unicorns! Three Uncanny Magazine stories, 2 poems, and an essay are 2021 Ignyte Award finalists! “The Inaccessibility of Heaven” by Aliette de Bodard a finalist for a Best Novelette Ignyte Award, “My Country Is a Ghost” by Eugenia Triantafyllou is a finalist for a Best Short Story Ignyte Award, “You Perfect, Broken […]

Four Uncanny Magazine Stories are 2020 Nebula Award Finalists!

Outstanding news, Space Unicorns! FOUR Uncanny Magazine stories are finalists for the prestigious Nebula Award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America! “Where You Linger” by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam is a finalist for Best Novelette, “Burn or The Episodic Life of Sam Wells as a Super” by A. T. Greenblatt is a finalist for Best […]