Uncanny Magazine Issue 44 Launches January 4

The 44th issue of Uncanny Magazine, winner of five Hugos and a British Fantasy Award, will be available on January 4, 2022. 

Hugo Award-winning Publishers Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas are proud to present the 44th 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 February 1. 

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Uncanny Magazine Issue 44 Table of Contents:


  • Shuffling The Cards by Galen Dara


  • “The Uncanny Valley” by Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas
  • “The One Body Problem” by Meg Elison


  • “The Night Dance” by Leah Cypess (1/4)
  • “The Calcified Heart of Saint Ignace Battiste” by Christopher Caldwell (1/4)
  • “Ribbons” by Natalia Theodoridou (1/4)
  • “The Haunting of Dr. Claudius Winterson” by Sarah Monette (2/1)
  • “Lily, the Immortal” by Kylie Lee Baker (2/1)
  • “Hundred-Handed One” by Wen-yi Lee (2/1)
  • “How to Safely Store Your Magical Artifacts After Saving the World” by Tina Connolly (2/1)


  • “The Clockwork Penguin Dreamed of Stars” by Caroline M. Yoachim (1/4)


  • Midnight Mass Talks Too Much but Still Manages to Compel” by Alex Jennings (1/4)
  • “The Future in the Flesh: Why Cyberpunk Can’t Forget the Body” by Lincoln Michel (1/4)
  • “Even After Death: An Essay in Questions” by Shingai Njeri Kagunda (2/1)
  • Gone with the Clones: How Confederate Soft Power Twisted the Star Wars Prequel Trilogy” by Louis Evans (2/1)


  • “Crustacean on Land” by Mehnaz Sahibzada (1/4)
  • “The House Snakes” by Sonya Taaffe (1/4)
  • “a sinkhole invites a street to consider its future” by Dominik Parisien (2/1)
  • “Weaver Girl Dream” by Lisabelle Tay (2/1)


  • Christopher Caldwell Interviewed by Caroline M. Yoachim (1/4)
  • Sarah Monette Interviewed by Caroline M. Yoachim (2/1)


  • Episode 44A (1/4): Editors’ Introduction, “The Night Dance” by Leah Cypess, as read by Erika Ensign, “The House Snakes” by Sonya Taaffe, as read by Matt Peters, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Leah Cypess.
  • Episode 44B (2/1): Editors’ Introduction, “Lily, the Immortal” by Kylie Lee Baker, as read by Matt Peters, “Weaver Girl Dream” by Lisabelle Tay, as read by Erika Ensign, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Kylie Lee Baker.

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