Uncanny Magazine Issue Forty-Nine

Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Forty-Nine! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on November 1, 2022. The free online content will be released in two stages—half on November 1 and half on December 6.

Featuring all-new short fiction by Samantha Mills, Vivian Shaw, Matthew Olivas, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Iori Kusano, Anya Ow, and Emily Y. Teng; reprint fiction by Catherynne M. Valente; nonfiction by Izzy Wasserstein, Jennifer Marie Brissett, Alex Jennings, Karen Heuler; poetry by Eshqin Ahmad, Ewen Ma, May Chong, Taiwo Hassan, and Ai Jiang; interviews with Vivian Shaw and Iori Kusano by Caroline M. Yoachim; and Maxine Vee’s The Light Between the Sea as the cover.

All that plus two podcasts!

Episode 49A (November 1): Editors’ Introduction, “Rabbit Test” by Samantha Mills, as read by Erika Ensign “Crossing” by Ewen Ma, as read by Erika Ensign and Sandra Wong, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Samantha Mills.

Episode 49B (December 6): Editors’ Introduction, “Travelers’ Unrest” by Nina Kiriki Hoffman, as read by Matt Peters, “A Testament of Bloom” by Taiwo Hassan, as read by Matt Peters, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Nina Kiriki Hoffman.

About Our Cover Artist: Maxine Vee

Maxine Vee is a freelance illustrator and artist based in the Greater Toronto Area. She loves creating colourful whimsical illustrations, dreamy moments, and magical scenes. She has worked in the gaming and animation industry and illustrated book covers for Scholastic, HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Bloomsbury Publishing, and more.


In The Issue