Uncanny Magazine editors Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas have launched a Kickstarter appeal to help pay for the third year of their 2016 Hugo and World Fantasy Award-nominated professional online SF/F magazine.
For Year Three, Uncanny has solicited original short fiction from Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and World Fantasy Award-winning and nominated authors including: Seanan McGuire (October Daye series), Ursula Vernon (Digger), Alyssa Wong (“Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers”), Maria Dahvana Headley (Magonia), Mary Robinette Kowal (Glamourist Histories series), Catherynne M. Valente (Radiance), John Chu (“The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere”), Paul Cornell (Who Killed Sherlock Holmes ?), N. K. Jemisin (The Fifth Season), Sam J. Miller (“The Heat of Us: Notes Toward an Oral History”), Isabel Yap (“The Oiran’s Song”), Delia Sherman (The Freedom Maze), Sarah Pinsker (“Our Lady of the Open Road”), and Nalo Hopkinson (The New Moon’s Arms). There will also be numerous slots for unsolicited submissions.
Uncanny Magazine Year Three plans to showcase original essays by Sophie Aldred, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Sarah Kuhn, Mark Oshiro, David J. Schwartz, and Cecilia Tan, plus poetry by Lisa M. Bradley, Roshani Chokshi, Theodora Goss, Nin Harris, Shveta Thakrar, and Jo Walton.
Uncanny Magazine Year Three will also feature cover art by Julie Dillon and Galen Dara, and interior art for Alyssa Wong’s story by Grace P. Fong.
The Kickstarter will run through August 16.
In the first two days, backers have pledged $9,409 of its $18,700 goal.