Uncanny Magazine Issue Thirty-Four

Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Thirty-Four! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on May 5, 2020. The free online content will be released in two stages—half on May 5 and half on June 2.

Featuring all-new short fiction by Arkady Martine, Jennifer Marie Brissett, Emma Törzs, A.T. Greenblatt, Meg Elison, and Suzanne Walker; reprint fiction by Sonya Taaffe; essays by Fran Wilde, Kelly Lagor, Khairani Barokka, and Ada Palmer, and a new editorial column by Nonfiction Editor Elsa Sjunneson; poems by Valerie Valdes, Ali Trotta, Roshani Chokshi, and T.K. Lê; interviews with Emma Törzs and Meg Elison by Caroline M. Yoachim; and Julie Dillon’s Taking Flight on the cover.

All that plus two podcasts!

Episode 34A (May 5): Editors’ Introduction, “A Being Together Amongst Strangers” by Arkady Martine as read by Joy Piedmont, “Athena Holds Up a Mirror to Strength” by Ali Trotta as read by Erika Ensign, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Arkady Martine.

Episode 34B (June 2): Editors’ Introduction, “Burn or The Episodic Life of Sam Wells as a Super” by A.T. Greenblatt as read by Erika Ensign, “deep sleep” by Roshani Chokshi as read by Joy Piedmont, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing A.T. Greenblatt.

About Our Cover Artist: Julie Dillon

Julie Dillon is a Hugo Award-winning artist living in California. She has had a life-long love of fantasy and sci-fi art and literature, and is excited to be making her own contribution to the field. Over the years, she has worked on book covers, magazine illustrations, gaming illustrations, and a variety of other commissions, and she is currently working on branching out into creating more of her own work. Her website is juliedillonart.com and you can follow her on

Twitter @juliedillon.


In The Issue