The first issue of Uncanny Magazine will be available on November 4th at uncannymagazine.com.
After a massively successful Kickstarter in August 2014, Hugo Award-winning Publishers/Editors-in-Chief Lynne M. Thomas (Chicks Dig Time Lords, Apex Magazine) and Michael Damian Thomas (Queers Dig Time Lords, Glitter & Mayhem) are proud to present the premiere issue of their online science fiction and fantasy magazine, featuring passionate SF/F fiction and poetry, gorgeous prose, provocative nonfiction, and a deep investment in the diverse SF/F culture, along with a monthly podcast featuring a story, poem, and interview from that issue.
All of Uncanny Magazine’s content will be available in eBook versions on the day of release from Weightless Books, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Kobo. The free online content will be released in 2 stages- half on day of release and half on December 2nd.
Issue 1 Table of Contents:
- Cover by Galen Dara
- The Uncanny Valley- Editorial by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas
- New Fiction
- Maria Dahvana Headley- “If You Were a Tiger, I’d Have to Wear White”
- Ken Liu- “Presence”
- Max Gladstone- “Late Nights at the Cape and Cane”
- Amelia Beamer- “Celia and the Conservation of Entropy”
- Kat Howard- “Migration”
- Christopher Barzak- “The Boy Who Grew Up”
- Classic Fiction
- Jay Lake- “Her Fingers Like Whips, Her Eyes Like Razors”
- Sarah Kuhn- “Mars (and Moon and Mercury and Jupiter and Venus) Attacks!”
- Worldcon Roundtable featuring Emma England, Michael Lee, Helen Montgomery, Steven H Silver, and Pablo Vazquez
- Tansy Rayner Roberts-“Does Sex Make Science Fiction ‘Soft’?”
- Christopher J Garcia- “The Short List – The Ten Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Shorts on the Web”
- Neil Gaiman- “Kissing song”
- Amal El-Mohtar- “The New Ways”
- Sonya Taaffe- “The Whalemaid, Singing”
- Maria Dahvana Headley, Interviewed by Deborah Stanish
- Beth Meacham on Jay Lake, Interviewed by Lynne M. Thomas
- Christopher Barzak, Interviewed by Deborah Stanish
- Thanks to our Kickstarter Backers
- Episode 1: Editors’ Introduction, Maria Dahvana Headley’s “If You Were a Tiger, I’d Have to Wear White” and Amal El-Mohtar’s poem “The New Ways” (both read by Amal), and an interview with Maria conducted by Deborah Stanish.
- Episode 2: Editors’ Introduction, Amelia Beamer reading her story “Celia and the Conservation of Entropy,” Sonya Taaffe’s poem “The Whalemaid, Singing” (as read by Amal El-Mohtar), and an interview with Amelia conducted by Deborah Stanish.