Cons, Crud, and Coronavirus by Kelly Lagor

(Editors’ note: This essay will be appearing in Uncanny Magazine Issue 34, but we felt it necessary to release it immediately. Author Kelly Lagor will be periodically updating the article as more is known. Updated 4/13/20) The world is a different place today than it was a month ago, as world governments scramble to gain […]


Uncanny Magazine Issue 33 Cover and Table of Contents!

Coming March 3, THE THIRTY-THIRD ISSUE OF THE 2016, 2017, 2018, & 2019 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 7. Don’t forget eBook Subscriptions to Uncanny […]

Four Uncanny Magazine Stories are 2019 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! “The Blur in the Corner of Your Eye” by Sarah Pinsker is a finalist for Best Novelette, “The Dead, In Their Uncontrollable Power” by Karen Osborne is a finalist for Best Short Story, “How the Trick Is […]

Heroism of Competency- A Guest Post by R.W.W. Greene

(Author R.W.W. Greene’s novel, The Light Years, was released by Angry Robot Books on February 11, 2020, and can be found at all major booksellers.) What a great world it would be if everyone simply did their jobs! How productive! How stable! How…narratively dull? Not necessarily. In his book, An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on […]


Uncanny Magazine 2019 Favorite Fiction Reader Poll Results!

Space Unicorns! It is time to announce the TOP STORY in our Uncanny Magazine 2019 Favorite Fiction Reader Poll! It is…. *drumroll* The novelette “Away With the Wolves” by Sarah Gailey! Congratulations, Sarah Gailey! A SNAZZY CERTIFICATE will soon be on the way! The rest of the Top Five are: 2- IS A TIE!!! “The Dead, In […]


Eleven Uncanny Stories and The Best of Uncanny Are on the 2019 Locus Recommended Reading List and Locus Award Poll!

FABULOUS NEWS, SPACE UNICORNS! HAPPIEST OF DAYS!!! ELEVEN Uncanny Magazine stories and The Best of Uncanny are on the prestigious 2019 Locus Recommended Reading List! WE ARE SO CHUFFED! Congratulations to all of the authors! Best Anthology: The Best of Uncanny, Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas, eds. (Subterranean) Best Novella: “A Time to Reap,” Elizabeth […]

Uncanny Magazine 2019 Poetry Eligibility

Hello, Space Unicorns! Nominating for the Rhysling Award for speculative poetry is open! If you’re a SFPA member, you can nominate short and long poetry up until February 29 for the 2020 Rhysling Award. Uncanny Magazine’s eligible poems from 2019 are: Short poems (1-49 lines or prose poems <500 words) Buruburu by Betsy Aoki Monsters & […]

The Thomases Unbox the Trade Hardcover Edition of The Best of Uncanny!

Space Unicorns! As you know, The Best of Uncanny was released into the multiverse on New Year’s Eve! The Best of Uncanny is a collection from Subterranean Press edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas that brings together some of their favorite Uncanny Magazine stories and poems from the first few years of the magazine, including many works […]


Uncanny Celebrates Reader Favorites of 2019!

Hello, Space Unicorns! 2019 was a complicated year. Though it was often a rollercoaster, 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 […]

The Best of Uncanny is OUT NOW!

Fabulous news, Space Unicorns! In case you missed it during your New Year’s celebrations, The Best of Uncanny was released into the multiverse! As you know, The Best of Uncanny is a collection from Subterranean Press edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas that brings together some of their favorite Uncanny Magazine stories and […]