Uncanny Magazine Issue Four

Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Four! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on May 5, 2015. The free online content will be released in 2 stages—half on May 5, and half on June 2.

Featuring all–new short fiction by Catherynne M. Valente, A.C. Wise, John Chu, Elizabeth Bear, Lisa Bolekaja, classic fiction by Delia Sherman, nonfiction by Mike Glyer, Julia Rios, Kameron Hurley, Christopher J Garcia, and Steven H Silver, poems by Alyssa Wong, Ali Trotta, and Isabel Yap, interviews with John Chu and Delia Sherman, and Tran Nguyen’s Traveling to a Distant Day on the cover.

All that plus two podcasts!

Episode 4A: Editors’ Introduction, Catherynne M. Valente’s “Planet Lion” (as read by Heath Miller), Alyssa Wong’s “For the Gardener’s Daughter” (as read by Amal El–Mohtar), and an interview with Catherynne M. Valente conducted by Deborah Stanish.

Episode 4B: Editors’ Introduction, Elizabeth Bear’s “In Libres” (as read by C.S.E. Cooney), Isabel Yap’s “Apologies for breaking the glass slipper” (as read by Amal El–Mohtar), and interviews.

About Our Cover Artist: Tran Nguyen


Tran Nguyen is a Georgia–based gallery artist and freelance illustrator. Born in Vietnam and raised in the States, she is fascinated with creating visuals that can be used as a psycho–therapeutic support vehicle, exploring the mind’s landscape. Her paintings are created with a soft, delicate quality using colored pencil and acrylic on paper.

Nguyen has worked for clients such as Playboy, Tor, McDonald’s, Chateau St. Michelle Winery, and has showcased with galleries in California, New York, Spain, and Italy. She is currently represented by Richard Solomon and Thinkspace gallery. (photo by Jo McCune)


In The Issue