Two Uncanny Magazine Stories and the Thomases Are World Fantasy Award Finalists!

Excellent award news, Space Unicorns! The World Fantasy Award finalists have been announced!  “The Nine Scents of Sorrow” by Jordan Taylor and “My Country Is a Ghost” by Eugenia Triantafyllou are finalists for the Best Short Fiction World Fantasy Award! Also, Editors-in-Chief Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas are finalists for the Special Award–Non-Professional World Fantasy Award for their Uncanny […]


The Sycamore and the Sybil by Alix E. Harrow Is a 2021 Eugie Award Finalist!

Fabulous news, Space Unicorns! “The Sycamore and the Sybil” by Alix E. Harrow is a 2021 Eugie Award Finalist! Congratulations to Alix and to all of the finalists! From their website: The Eugie Foster Memorial Award for Short Fiction (or Eugie Award) celebrates the best in innovative fiction. This annual award is presented at Dragon Con, the nation’s largest fan-run convention. […]


Uncanny Magazine Issue 41 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming July 6, THE 41st 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 August 3. Don’t forget eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny Magazine are available […]

Uncanny Magazine Is Seeking a Nonfiction Editor!

And now for the good news, Space Unicorns! We’re seeking to fill the Nonfiction Editor position with Uncanny Magazine, and we STRONGLY encourage BIPOC, Disabled, and LGBTQIA+ folks to apply! The position will begin in August 2021, and will run for six issues/a year with possibility for renewal. There is a modest stipend for this […]

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, […]