The first issue of Uncanny Magazine will be available tomorrow, November 4. With an assist from the summer’s Kickstarter appeal, 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) have launched a new online science fiction and fantasy magazine featuring new and classic stories, plus poetry, provocative nonfiction, and a monthly podcast.
All of Uncanny Magazine’s content can be purchased in eBook versions on the day of release.
Half of the issue’s free online content will be posted November 4, and half on December 2.
Issue 1 Table of Contents:
Cover by Galen Dara
The Uncanny Valley – Editorial by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas
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”
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
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.