Uncanny Magazine Issue Thirty
Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Thirty, our Disabled People Destroy Fantasy special issue! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on September 3, 2019. The free online content will be released in two stages—half on September 3 and half on October 1.
Disabled People Destroy Fantasy is guest edited by: Katharine Duckett (Fiction), Nicolette Barischoff (Nonfiction), and Lisa M. Bradley (Poetry).
Featuring all-new short fiction by Sarah Gailey, Lane Waldman, Jei D. Marcade, Tochi Onyebuchi, Karlo Yeager Rodríguez, and Aysha U. Farah; nonfiction by Kari Maaren, Gwendolyn Paradice, Day Al-Mohamed, A. T. Greenblatt, Cara Liebowitz, and Dominik Parisien; poems by Roxanna Bennett, Toby MacNutt, Shweta Narayan, R.B. Lemberg, Tamara Jerée, and Julian K. Jarboe; interviews with Lane Waldman and Karlo Yeager Rodríguez by Sandra Odell; and Julie Dillon’s Menagerie on the cover.
All that plus two podcasts!
Episode 30A (September 3): Editors’ Introduction, “Away With the Wolves” by Sarah Gailey as read by Erika Ensign, “Neithal from abroad” by Shweta Narayan as read by Joy Piedmont, and Haddayr Copley-Woods interviewing Sarah Gailey.
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
Away With the Wolves by Sarah Gailey
Seed and Cinder by Jei D. Marcade
The Tailor and the Beast by Aysha U. Farah
This Is Not My Adventure by Karlo Yeager Rodríguez
Disabled People Destroy Fantasy Fiction Introduction by Katharine Duckett
The Uncanny Valley by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas
Poetry Introduction by Lisa M. Bradley
Build the Door, Hold the Door: Protecting the Citadel of Diverse Speculative Fiction–Nonfiction Introduction by Nicolette Barischoff
Fears and Dragons and the Thoughts of a Disabled Writer by Day Al-Mohamed
Thank You, Patreon Supporters! by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas
Sudden and Marvelous Invention: Hearing Impairment & Fabulist (non)Fiction by Gwendolyn Paradice
The Blind Prince Reimagined: Disability in Fairy Tales by Kari Maaren
2019 Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine Acceptance Speech by Elsa Sjunneson, Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas, and Michi Trota
How to Send Your Disabled Protagonist on an Adventure in 7 Easy Steps by A. T. Greenblatt
The Visions Take Their Toll: Disability and the Cost of Magic by Dominik Parisien
Part of That World: Finding Disabled Mermaids in the Works of Seanan McGuire by Cara Liebowitz
Interview: Lane Waldman by Sandra Odell