Uncanny Magazine Issue Forty-Eight

Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Forty-Eight! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on September 6, 2022. The free online content will be released in two stages—half on September 6 and half on October 4.

Featuring all-new short fiction by Natalia Theodoridou, DaVaun Sanders, Rati Mehrotra, Beth Cato, Lavie Tidhar, Andrea Chapela (translated from the Spanish by Emma Törzs), Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Miyuki Jane Pinckard; nonfiction by Greg Pak, Juliet Kemp, Premee Mohamed, and Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki; poetry by Lalini Shanela Ranaraja, Marissa Lingen, Linda D. Addison, and Simbo, Olumide Manuel; interviews with Rati Mehrotra and Miyuki Jane Pinckard by Caroline M. Yoachim; and Sija Hong’s Hunter as the cover.

All that plus two podcasts!

Episode 48A (September 6): Editors’ Introduction, “Our Love Against Us” by DaVaun Sanders, as read by Matt Peters, “On The Plantation of Daughters” by Lalini Shanela Ranaraja, as read by Erika Ensign, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing DaVaun Sanders.

Episode 48B (October 4): Editors’ Introduction, “The Portal Keeper” by Lavie Tidhar, as read by Erika Ensign, “Palingenesia” by Simbo, Olumide Manuel, as read by Matt Peters, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Lavie Tidhar.

About Our Cover Artist: Sija Hong

Sija Hong is a Chinese award-winning illustrator based in New York City. She received Illustration program MFA from the Syracuse University in 2018. She is a member of the Society of Illustrators (US). Her scope of work include advertising, magazines, books, book covers, games, murals, commodities, apps and product packaging.


In The Issue

More Fiction

Our Love Against Us by DaVaun Sanders

The 207th Time I Went Back to March 9, 1980 by Beth Cato

The Prince of Salt and the Ocean’s Bargain by Natalia Theodoridou

Girl, Cat, Wolf, Moon by Rati Mehrotra

Towered by Tansy Rayner Roberts
(available Oct 04, 2022)

As One Listens to the Rain by Andrea Chapela, translated by Emma Törzs
(available Oct 04, 2022)

Radcliffe Hall by Miyuki Jane Pinckard
(available Oct 04, 2022)

The Portal Keeper by Lavie Tidhar
(available Oct 04, 2022)


On the Plantation of Daughters by Lalini Shanela Ranaraja

Identity by Marissa Lingen

Palingenesia by Simbo, Olumide Manuel
(available Oct 04, 2022)

The Construct’s Co-Emergence by Linda D. Addison
(available Oct 04, 2022)


Thank You, Patreon Supporters! by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas

Book Club by Greg Pak

Breaking Out of Capitalist Realism by Juliet Kemp

Too Dystopian for Whom? A Continental Nigerian Writer’s Perspective by Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki
(available Oct 04, 2022)

Everything Is on Fire Except My Deadlines by Premee Mohamed
(available Oct 04, 2022)


Interview: Rati Mehrotra by Caroline M. Yoachim

Interview: Miyuki Jane Pinckard by Caroline M. Yoachim
(available Oct 04, 2022)