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A Professional Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature.
A Professional Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature.
A Professional Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature.
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We've Reached Two Stretch Goals in the Uncanny Magazine Year Two Kickstarter, and Now We're Adding More Backer Rewards!

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Spectacular Space Unicorns! 

If you've been following us on social media, you know our Uncanny Magazine Year Two Kickstarter reached its first TWO stretch goals of original covers by Galen Dara and Katy Shuttleworth and 2 additional essays per issue! If you are already one of our Year Two backers,THANK YOU!!! 

We still have some important stretch goals we would love to reach. We're already 50% of the way to next one! 

  • $26,000 Bring back one additional story per issue 
  • $30,000 Bring back a second additional story per issue 
  • $31,000 1 Liz Argall's Things Without Arms And Things Without Legs reaction comic per issue, published on our website 

As you know, we reached all of the stretch goals in our recently fulfilled Uncanny Magazine Year One Kickstarter thanks to your generosity. Because of those extra story stretch goals, we were able to publish: 

  • Elizabeth Bear- "In Libres " 
  • John Chu- "Restore the Heart into Love" 
  • Lisa Bolekaja- "Three Voices" 
  • A.C. Wise- "The Practical Witch's Guide to Acquiring Real Estate" 
  • Delilah S. Dawson- "Catcall" 
  • Shveta Thakrar- "The Rainbow Flame" 
  • Keffy R. M. Kehrli- "And Never Mind the Watching Ones" 
  • Isabel Yap- "The Oiran's Song" 

To help us reach the extra story Uncanny Magazine Year Two Kickstarter stretch goals, we're adding NEW BACKER LEVELS! 

$100 (1 available) PICK A SKEPTIC BRAIN: Stephanie Zvan of Freethought Blogs (Absolute Diamonds) will blog about a topic chosen by you. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level. 

$100 (4 available) UNCANNY LIKES BIG BOOKS II: Fancy AUTOGRAPHED book from Mary Robinette Kowal! Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level. 

$200 (1 available) YOU ARE... THE DOCTOR! A GIGANTIC Tom Baker Fourth Doctor scarf knitted by witty little knitter Amanda Taylor. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

$300 (2 available) WORKSHOP WITH MARY ROBINETTE KOWAL. Guaranteed slot in Mary's intensive short story online workshop. These classes usually sell out in less than a minute. Seriously. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level. Preview link to a sample workshop: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/short-story-intensive-august-2014-tickets-11283265551

$300 (1 available) MARY PERFORMS STUFF... WITH PUPPETS! Mary Robinette Kowal will perform a work of classic, terrible, public domain sci-fi with puppets and post a video. You will help her decide what to perform. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level, and prints of Year Two art by Julie Dillon, Galen Dara, and Katy Shuttleworth. 

$300 (2 available) SHOP FOR SHOES WITH MARY ROBINETTE KOWAL, LYNNE M. THOMAS, and MICHI TROTA. Take a fancy shoe shopping trip in Chicago with Mary and the Uncanny editors advising you (you are responsible for purchasing stuff if you like it). This also includes a meal with Mary and the Uncanny editors. Travel to Chicago and lodgings NOT INCLUDED. If you follow Mary and have seen the results of her taking people to a certain nifty Canadian shoe brand store, you know this is going to be an epic shopping experience. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level and larger prints of art from Katy Shuttleworth, Julie Dillon, and Galen Dara. 

Thank you for helping us spread the word. We are extremely proud of the work we do at Uncanny Magazine. We can't wait to start work on Year Two! We're even opening up to new submissions tomorrow

Best, 

Lynne and Michael

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