Uncanny Magazine Issue Twenty
Welcome to Uncanny Magazine Issue Twenty! All of the content will be available for purchase as an eBook (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) on January 2, 2018. The free online content will be released in two stages—half on January 2, and half on February 6.
Featuring all-new short fiction by Elizabeth Bear, S.B. Divya, Arkady Martine, Marissa Lingen, Sunny Moraine, Vivian Shaw, and R.K. Kalaw, reprint fiction by Vandana Singh, nonfiction by Fran Wilde, John Wiswell, Iori Kusano, Rebecca Roanhorse, and Sarah Monette, poems by Sofia Samatar and Del Samatar, Nitoo Das, Sonya Taaffe, and Ana Hurtado, interviews with S.B. Divya and Sunny Moraine by Caroline M. Yoachim, and Tran Nguyen’s Sleepless on the Silk Road on the cover.
All that plus two podcasts!
Episode 20A (January 2): Editors’ Introduction, Elizabeth Bear’s “She Still Loves the Dragon” as read by Stephanie Malia Morris, Nitoo Das’s “The Cat’s Daughters” as read by Erika Ensign, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Elizabeth Bear.
Episode 20B (February 6): Editors’ Introduction, Marissa Lingen’s “Lines of Growth, Lines of Passage,” as read by Erika Ensign, Ana Hurtado’s “1532” as read by Stephanie Malia Morris, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Marissa Lingen.
About Our Cover Artist: Tran Nguyen
Tran Nguyen is an award-winning illustrator and gallery artist. At the age of three, she and her family were given the opportunity to immigrate to the States, escaping their impoverished life in Vietnam. Growing up in a more developed country, she was able to pursue her passion for the arts and is currently working as a freelancer.
Tran’s paintings are created with a soft, delicate quality using colored pencil and acrylic on paper. She has worked for clients such as VH1, Tiger Beer, World Wildlife Fund, and has showcased with galleries across the world. (photo by Greg Preston)
In The Issue
Contingency Plans for the Apocalypse by S.B. Divya
Conservation Laws by Vandana Singh
The Hydraulic Emperor by Arkady Martine
She Still Loves the Dragon by Elizabeth Bear
The Utmost Bound by Vivian Shaw
Your Slaughterhouse, Your Killing Floor by Sunny Moraine
Lines of Growth, Lines of Passage by Marissa Lingen
The Uncanny Valley by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas
Thank You, Patreon Supporters! by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas
Mobile Matchmaking Hell by Iori Kusano
We Will See You Now by Fran Wilde
The Stories Our Games Tell Us: Excellent Narrative Games of 2017 by John Wiswell
Postcards from the Apocalypse by Rebecca Roanhorse