Uncanny Magazine Issue Forty-Four

Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Forty-Four! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on January 4, 2022. The free online content will be released in two stages—half on January 4 and half on February 1.

Featuring all-new short fiction by Leah Cypess, Christopher Caldwell, Natalia Theodoridou, Sarah Monette, Kylie Lee Baker, Wen-yi Lee, and Tina Connolly; reprint fiction by Caroline M. Yoachim; nonfiction by Alex Jennings, Lincoln Michel, Shingai Njeri Kagunda, and Louis Evans; poetry by Mehnaz Sahibzada, Sonya Taaffe, Dominik Parisien, and Lisabelle Tay; interviews with Christopher Caldwell and Sarah Monette by Caroline M. Yoachim; and Galen Dara’s Shuffling The Cards on the cover.

All that plus two podcasts!

Episode 44A (January 4): Editors’ Introduction, “The Night Dance” by Leah Cypess, as read by Erika Ensign, “The House Snakes” by Sonya Taaffe, as read by Matt Peters, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Leah Cypess.

Episode 44B (February 1): Editors’ Introduction, “Lily, the Immortal” by Kylie Lee Baker, as read by Matt Peters, “Weaver Girl Dream” by Lisabelle Tay, as read by Erika Ensign, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Kylie Lee Baker.

About Our Cover Artist: Galen Dara

Galen Dara has created art for Scientific American magazine, DAW Books, HarperCollins Publishing, Wizards Of The Coast, Subterranean Press, Uncanny MagazineLightspeed Magazine, and Strange Horizons Magazine. She won the Hugo Award for Best Fan Artist in 2013, followed by nominations in 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 for Best Professional Artist. She won the 2016 World Fantasy award, a 2017 Spectrum Award, a 2017 Chesley Award and has been nominated several times for the Locus Award. She’s on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @galendara. www.galendara.com.



In The Issue