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Uncanny Magazine Year 5, and the launch of Uncanny TV, a Space Unicorn video channel!
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    Destroy Fantasy!

    You get our deep thanks, an eBook copy (MOBI, PDF, EPUB) of the Disabled People Destroy Fantasy special issue, and one back issue of Uncanny of your choice.

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    Give it a go

    You get an eBook copy (MOBI, PDF, EPUB) of the first issue of Year 5 (Issue 25) and the special Destroy Fantasy issue, with your name listed in a forthcoming issue, plus our deep thanks.

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    SUBSCRIBER

    Electronic subscription to Uncanny Year Five (includes the Destroy Fantasy Issue) in the eBook format of your choice (MOBI, PDF, EPUB); your name listed in a forthcoming issue; and our deep thanks.

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    Gimme the book. Nothing but the book.

    Last opportunity to order a print copy of Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction. Add $35 per additional copy of you want more than one. We will also give you access to the to ebook version.

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    DESTROYER AND SUSTAINER

    Exclusive access to A Very Special Uncanny Multifandom Podcast Mashup episode recorded just for our backers featuring members of the Verity!, Radio Free Skaro, and Uncanny podcasts! Receive a postcard of Year Five cover art (you'll get to select one of three artists on the survey); Electronic subscription to Uncanny Year Five in the format of your choice (MOBI, PDF, EPUB); PLUS copies of all of Uncanny Magazine’s Year Four issues; AND THE MYSTERIOUS ADD-ON #1 TO BE REVEALED (IF WE REACH THE UNCANNY TV STRETCH GOALS); your name listed in a forthcoming issue, and our deep thanks.

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    Custom Uncanny Keychain

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    Gimme the Book and a Subscription!

    Last opportunity to order a print copy of Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction. Add $35 per additional copy of you want more than one. We will also give you access to the to ebook version. And, at this level, the book comes with a Year Five ebook subscription, too.

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    SUPER DESTROYER SUSTAINER

    Everything from the $50 level, PLUS access to ALL four years of our back issues.

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    UNCANNY LIKES BIG BOOKS

    Fancy AUTOGRAPHED books! Choose ONE book from the list! (24 available: First come, first choice by backer number): Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro; Jade City by Fonda Lee; Head On by John Scalzi; Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory; Horizon by Fran Wilde; Silver on the Road by Laura Anne Gilman; Alembical 7 edited by David D. Levine; Arabella and the Battle of Venus by David D. Levine; All Systems Red by Martha Wells; Artificial Condition by Martha Wells; The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss; Seven Wonders of a Once and Future World by Caroline M. Yoachim; Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse; Game Devs: Other Tales from the Margins ed. Tanya DePass (x2); Red Dust and Dancing Horses by Beth Cato; An Inheritance of Ashes by Leah Bobet; A Memory of Empire (ARC) by Arkady Martine; Catfish Lullaby by A.C. Wise; The Anatomy of Steampunk by Katherine Gleason with a forward by Diana Pho and an introduction by K.W. Jeter, Last Song Before Night by Ilana C. Myer; Fire Dance by Ilana C. Myer; Bone Swans by C.S.E. Cooney (1 book, 1 audiobook).

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    Uncanny Pick-A-Brain

    A 30 minute Google Hangout with the creator of your choice. First come, first choice by backer number.
    Michi Trota; Fran Wilde; Chris Kluwe; Alex Bledsoe; Diana Pho (Tor Books); S. B. Divya; Matt Peters

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    Bespoke Creativity Just for You

    Nicasio Reed will create a custom poem for you, a sexy poem about a heavenly object or planet or outer space phenomenon of your choice. There is nothing in space so strange that he cannot eroticize it.
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    Cassandra Khaw will create an hour-long microfiction thread on a topic of your choice for a week.
    First come, first serve, by backer number.

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    Uncanny Likes Big Books II

    Fancy AUTOGRAPHED books! Passing Strange by Ellen Klages. Plus everything at the $50 level.

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    Uncanny Pick-a-Brain II

    A 30 minute Google Hangout with the creator of your choice. First come, first choice by backer number. Ellen Klages.

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    GAME ON, SPACE UNICORNS!

    Backers at this level will play a tabletop RPG game (online) with game designer & writer Monica Valentinelli as GM. Lynne M. Thomas is also one of the players! Also includes everything at the $50 level.

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    Art Party!

    ART PARTY!
    Signed prints of Year Five cover art from three of our artists.

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    Manuscript Critiques

    Caroline M. Yoachim up to 7500 words, x2; Lynne M. Thomas up to 7,500 words x3; Michi Trota nonfiction up to 3000 words x3; Kat Howard up to 5000 words; Tanya DePass, Up to 5000 words or sensitivity read; Monica Valentinelli (short story or essay critique); Vivian Shaw; A. C. Wise; Diana Pho (Tor Books) (30 page critique); Brandon O’Brien (poetry, up to 20 pages). Arkady Martine (a short story or a partial novel, up to 10k words + outline); Kenneth Schneyer critique on a manuscript of 10,000 words or less

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    You are in the story!

    An Uncanny author will tuckerize you, adding the name of your choice to one of their stories. Naomi Kritzer (story) and Tim Pratt (be in The Forbidden Stars, his next space opera), Tracy Townsend (appear in her next novel!) and Sarah Pinsker (story in Uncanny!) and Cassandra Khaw (next Rupert Wong book!) are ready to put you in their stories!
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    Dinner with a Creator

    Dinner with a creator of your choice, likely at a convention. First come, first choice. You must get to the convention, but we will buy you dinner. Sarah Pinsker, Michi Trota. Also includes everything from the $50 level.

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    Dinner with a creator II

    Dinner with a creator of your choice, likely at a convention. First come, first choice. You must get to the convention, but we will buy you dinner. Ellen Klages. Also includes everything from the $50 level.

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    UNCANNYCON!

    The backer at this level will be one of the Guests of Honor (with other science fiction & fantasy professionals to be determined) at the inaugural UNCANNYCON, a single-day convention event to be held in Champaign-Urbana, IL at a date to be determined (assuming somebody backs at this level). Accommodations provided.
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    LADY ASTRONAUT RANGER CORPS

    Lady Astronaut Space Craft Kit. Includes custom hand dyed yarn from Firefly Fiber Arts Studio (one colorway for The Calculating Stars, another for The Fated Stars; available in lace, DK, or Bulky weight-you can request preferred weight in the survey) and an autographed copy of The Calculating Stars or The Fated Stars that matches the yarn. Plus a Lady Astronaut patch, Lady Astronaut membership card, and everything at the $50 backer level.

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