Uncanny Magazine Issue 42 Launches September 7

The 41st issue of Uncanny Magazine  winner of five Hugos and a British Fantasy Award, will be available on September 7.

Hugo Award-winning Publishers Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas are proud to present the 42nd issue of their five-time Hugo Award-winning online science fiction and fantasy magazine, Uncanny Magazine. Stories from Uncanny Magazine have been finalists or winners of Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and World Fantasy Awards. As always, Uncanny features passionate SF/F fiction and poetry, gorgeous prose, provocative nonfiction, and a deep investment in the diverse SF/F culture, along with a Parsec Award-winning 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, Google Play, and Kobo. Subscriptions are always available through Amazon Kindle and Weightless Books. The free online content will be released in 2 stages- half on day of release and half on October 5. 

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Uncanny Magazine Issue 42 Table of Contents:

Cover

  • The Sun Temple by Julie Dillon

Editorials

  • “The Uncanny Valley” by Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas
  • “Imagining Futures: So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish” by Elsa Sjunneson

Fiction

  • “Mulberry and Owl” by Aliette de Bodard (9/7)
  • “On a Branch Floating Down the River, a Wren Is Singing” by Betsy Aoki (9/7)
  • “Onward” by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam (9/7)
  • “If the Martians Have Magic” by P. Djèlí Clark (10/5)
  • “Down in the Aspen Hollow” by Kristiana Willsey (10/5)
  • “Six Fictions About Unicorns” by Rachael K. Jones (10/5)
  • “The Giants of the Violet Sea” by Eugenia Triantafyllou (10/5)

Nonfiction

  • “Suddenly Sci-Fi: When Real Life Turns Unreal” by Sarah Kuhn (9/7)
  • “Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor Is a Space Unicorn (And We’re Going to Miss Her When She’s Gone)” by Tansy Rayner Roberts (9/7)
  • “Expanding Our Empathy Sphere Using F&SF, a History” by Ada Palmer (10/5)
  • “Humour, Genre & the One True Quest for a Missing Pillar” by Shiv Ramdas (10/5)

Poetry

  • “amorous advice for the ocean-oriented” by Chiara Situmorang (9/7)
  • “The Captain Flies” by Avi Silver (9/7)
  • “Áhàméfùla” by Uche Ogbuji (10/5)
  • “Map-Making” by Kristian Macaron (10/5)

Interviews

  • Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam interviewed by Caroline M. Yoachim (9/7)
  • Eugenia Triantafyllou interviewed by Caroline M. Yoachim (10/5)

Podcasts

  • Episode 42A (9/7): Editors’ Introduction, “Mulberry and Owl” by Aliette de Bodard, as read by Joy Piedmont, “The Captain Flies” by Avi Silver, as read by Erika Ensign, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Aliette de Bodard.
  • Episode 42B (10/5): Editors’ Introduction, “If the Martians Have Magic” by P. Djèlí Clark, as read by Matt Peters, “Map-Making” by Kristian Macaron, as read by Erika Ensign, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing P. Djèlí Clark.

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