Uncanny Magazine Issue Thirty-Seven
Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Thirty-Seven! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on November 3, 2020. The free online content will be released in two stages—half on November 3 and half on December 1.
Featuring all-new short fiction by Ken Liu, Hal Y. Zhang, Brit E. B. Hvide, Martha Wells, Lee Mandelo, and John Wiswell; reprint fiction by Maurice Broaddus; essays by Meghan Ball, Meg Elison, Michi Trota, and K.A. Doore, and a new editorial column by Nonfiction Editor Elsa Sjunneson; poems by Jane Yolen and Peter Tacy, Brandon O’Brien, Valerie Valdes, and Jennifer Crow; interviews with Ken Liu and Lee Mandelo by Caroline M. Yoachim; and Julie Dillon’s Treetops on the cover.
All that plus two podcasts!
Episode 37A (November 3): Editors’ Introduction, “Proof of Existence” by Hal Y. Zhang, as read by Joy Piedmont, “Mourning Becomes Jocasta” by Jane Yolen and “An Elder Resigns from the Chorus of Oedipus at Colonnus,” by Peter Tacy, as read by Erika Ensign, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Hal Y. Zhang.
Episode 37B (December 1): Editors’ Introduction, “The Salt Witch” by Martha Wells, as read by Erika Ensign, “Making Accommodations” by Valerie Valdes, as read by Joy Piedmont, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Martha Wells.
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
Proof of Existence by Hal Y. Zhang
50 Things Every AI Working with Humans Should Know by Ken Liu
Words We Say Instead by Brit E. B. Hvide
The Bottomless Martyr by John Wiswell
The Salt Witch by Martha Wells
Cerulean Memories by Maurice Broaddus
Imagining Futures: They’re Trying to Sell You A Haunted House by Elsa Sjunneson
The Uncanny Valley by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas
Evoking the Gothic: The House That Anxiety Built by Meghan Ball
Thank You, Patreon Supporters! by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas
Black and White and Red All Over: On the Semiotic Effect of Color Printing in Genre Fiction by Meg Elison
Traveling Without Moving by Michi Trota
This Isn’t the End: On Becoming a Writing Parent by K.A. Doore
Interview: Ken Liu by Caroline M. Yoachim