Uncanny Magazine Issue 49 Launches 11/1

The 49th issue of Uncanny Magazine, winner of six Hugos and a British Fantasy Award, will be available on November 1 at uncannymagazine.com

Hugo Award-winning Publishers Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas are proud to present the 49th issue of their six-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 December 6. 

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Uncanny Magazine Issue 49 Table of Contents:


  • The Light Between the Sea by Maxine Vee


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


  • “Rabbit Test” by Samantha Mills (11/1)
  • “Transference” by Vivian Shaw (11/1)
  • “The Other Side of Mictlān” by Matthew Olivas (11/1)
  • “To Walk the River of Stars” by Emily Y. Teng (11/1)
  • “Travelers’ Unrest” by Nina Kiriki Hoffman (12/6)
  • “can i offer you a nice egg in this trying time” by Iori Kusano (12/6)
  • “Earth Dragon, Turning” by Anya Ow (12/6)


  • “A Fall Counts Anywhere” by Catherynne M. Valente (12/6)


  • “The Necessity of Trans Joy” by Izzy Wasserstein (11/1)
  • “For Your Re-Consideration” by Jennifer Marie Brissett (11/1)
  • “Across the Afterverse: A Conversation with Afropunk SF/F Author Alex Smith” by Alex Jennings (12/6)
  • “What Do the Dying Know?” by Karen Heuler (12/6)


  • “A Dead, Divine Thing” by Eshqin Ahmad (11/1)
  • “Crossing” by Ewen Ma (11/1)
  • “Sang Kancil at the Protest” by May Chong (12/6)
  • “A Testament of Bloom” by Taiwo Hassan (12/6)
  • “I Am a Little Hotel” by Ai Jiang (12/6)


  • Vivian Shaw interviewed by Caroline M. Yoachim (11/1)
  • Iori Kusano interviewed by Caroline M. Yoachim (12/6)


  • Episode 49A (November 1): Editors’ Introduction, “Rabbit Test” by Samantha Mills, as read by Erika Ensign “Crossing” by Ewen Ma, as read by Erika Ensign, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Samantha Mills.
  • Episode 49B (December 6): Editors’ Introduction, “Travelers’ Unrest” by Nina Kiriki Hoffman, as read by Matt Peters, “A Testament of Bloom” by Taiwo Hassan, as read by Matt Peters, and Lynne M. Thomas interviewing Nina Kiriki Hoffman.

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One thought on “Uncanny Magazine Issue 49 Launches 11/1

  1. Huh. An interesting cover bereft of any obvious genre elements other than the dress which might or might not be her imagination. (I’m into vagueness right now.)

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