Uncanny Magazine Issue Thirty-Two

Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Thirty-Two! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on January 7, 2020. The free online content will be released in two stages—half on January 7 and half on February 4.

Featuring all-new short fiction by Rae Carson, Eugenia Triantafyllou, C.L. Clark, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam Sharon Hsu, and Alex Bledsoe; reprint fiction by E. Lily Yu; essays by Meg Elison, Marissa Lingen, Malka Older, and Katharine Duckett; poems by Ada Hoffmann, Brandon O’Brien, Leah Bobet, and Betsy Aoki; interviews with Eugenia Triantafyllou and Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam by Caroline M. Yoachim; and Nilah Magruder’s Fallen Embers on the cover.

All that plus two podcasts!

Episode 32A (January 7): Editors’ Introduction, “Badass Moms in the Zombie Apocalypse” by Rae Carson as read by Erika Ensign, “Who Do You Think You Are” by Ada Hoffmann as read by Joy Piedmont, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Rae Carson.

Episode 32B (February 4): Editors’ Introduction, “And All the Trees of the Forest Shall Clap Their Hands” by Sharon Hsu as read by Joy Piedmont, “The Death of the Gods” by Leah Bobet as read by Erika Ensign, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Sharon Hsu.

About Our Cover Artist: Nilah Magruder

Nilah Magruder is a writer and artist based in Los Angeles. From her beginnings in the woods of the eastern United States she developed an eternal love for three things: nature, books, and animation.

She has written and storyboarded for television studios like DreamWorks and Disney. She also illustrates children’s books, including the Dactyl Hill Squad series by Daniel José Older from Scholastic. Nilah is the author of M.F.K., a middle-grade graphic novel from Insight Editions and the winner of the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity, and How to Find a Fox, a picture book. She has published short fiction in the anthology All Out (edited by Saundra Mitchell), in Fireside Magazine, and for Marvel Comics.

When she is not working, Nilah is watching movies, growing herbs, roller-skating, and fighting her cats for control of her desk chair.


In The Issue