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A Professional Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature.
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    COOL IDEA! You get our deep thanks, an eBook copy (MOBI, PDF, EPUB) of our first issue and your name listed in issue 1.

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    GIVE IT A GO. You get an eBook copy (MOBI, PDF, EPUB) of issues 1 and 2, with your name listed in issue 1, and our deep thanks!

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    SUBSCRIBER: Electronic subscription to Uncanny Year One in the eBook format of your choice (MOBI, PDF, EPUB); your name listed in issue 1; and our deep thanks.

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    SUSTAINER: Exclusive access to A Very Special Verity! Extra! Podcast episode recorded just for our backers. Verity! is a Hugo-nominated podcast in which six smart women discuss Doctor Who (http://veritypodcast.com). Postcard of cover art from Galen Dara, Julie Dillon, or Tran Nguyen (you'll get to select later). Uncanny logo sticker. Electronic subscription to Uncanny Year One in the format of your choice (MOBI, PDF, EPUB); your name listed in issue 1; our deep thanks.

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    PICK A BRAIN: Sofia Samatar, Kat Howard, Diana Pho, or Sarah Kuhn will blog about a topic of your choice; Sofia, Kat and Sarah are willing to review a movie/television show/book of your choice. (We'll contact you to select your blogger and topic. First come, first choice.) Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    SHINIES 1 pair beaded earrings handmade by Rachel Swirsky. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    PICK A BRAIN LIVE Google Hangout or Skype with Lynne or Michael, and Rachel Swirsky or Sarah Kuhn or Diana Pho or Liz Argall or Mary Robinette Kowal (We'll contact you to select your author. First come, first choice.) Discuss whatever you like with editors and writers! Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    POETRY ON THE BRAIN Complete PDF collection of Bryan Thao Worra’s verse volumes from 2007-2013. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    AUTOGRAPH HUNTERS’ DREAM. Normandyes postcard autographed by 8 different writers currently there on a French retreat: Elizabeth Bear, Greer Gilman, Ellen Klages, David D. Levine, Scott Lynch, Pat Murphy, Madeline Robins, and Rachel Swirsky. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    SWIRSKY STORY FOR YOU: Personalized, autographed unpublished short story manuscript from Nebula Award-winning author Rachel Swirsky. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    ART CRAWL. Signed prints of cover art from Galen Dara and Julie Dillon. Prints of cover art by Tran Nguyen. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    DANCE VERITY DANCE. Verity! is a Hugo-nominated podcast in which six smart women discuss Doctor Who (http://veritypodcast.com). The Verity! podcast will record an episode JUST FOR BACKERS (minimum 20 minutes per topic, but we’re often chatty!). Backers at this level get to choose our topics, from the silly to the sublime (need not be Doctor Who). This episode will not be publicly released through the Verity! website as an Extra for at least six months, and we may not release it at all outside of this Kickstarter. Backers at the $50 and higher level will receive exclusive access to this episode. (We'll contact you to select your topic later. First come, first choice.) Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level, and larger prints of art from Julie Dillon, Tran Nguyen, and Galen Dara.

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    SHOP WITH Maria Dahvana Headley. Take a vintage shopping trip in NYC with Maria styling you (you are responsible for purchasing stuff if you like it), or Maria will create a virtual redecoration of your home in her signature cabinet of curiousities style - as in, you tell her your favorite things, and she make a virtual fantastical room for you. Travel to NYC and lodgings NOT INCLUDED. If you follow Maria, you know this is going to be an epic shopping experience. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level and larger prints of art from Julie Dillon, Tran Nguyen, and Galen Dara.

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    HAIKU EARRING PARTY IN A BOX Jeweler Elise Matthesen will provide everything you need to throw a Haiku Earring Party. Includes a dozen pairs of earrings (all sterling silver) with names, pens and haiku cards, and instructions for conducting the party. Also includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    NAME OUR SPACE UNICORN Our awesome unicorn was designed by Katy Shuttleworth, but it needs a name! Also includes dinner with the Uncanny editors (and any willing authors who can join us) at a convention. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level, and larger prints of art from Julie Dillon, Tran Nguyen, and Galen Dara.

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    POCONOS RETREAT Support at this level gets you a writer/editor retreat at a vacation home in the Poconos (big screen TV, wifi, & cable included), with Lynne M. Thomas, Deborah Stanish, and possibly additional area writers (Fran Wilde, Sarah Pinsker, A.C. Wise, Michael R. Underwood) based on availability. You are responsible for getting to Philadelphia, but we will cover transportation to the vacation cottage, housing, and food for the weekend. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level, and larger prints of art by Julie Dillon, Tran Nguyen, and Galen Dara.

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    STRANGER THAN EVER: Autographed hardcover copy of A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    KIND THINGS. A packet of mini-comics and brand new temporary tattoos and shrinky dinks from Liz Argall's Things Without Arms and Without Legs webcomic (http://thingswithout.com/). Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    PICK A BRAIN II : Amal El-Mohtar will blog about a topic of your choice; Amal is willing to review a movie/television show/book of your choice. (First come, first choice.) Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    EVEN KINDER THINGS. A letter from the Things (or any of the characters in Things Without Arms and Without Legs) to you or someone you choose, plus a packet of mini-comics and brand new temporary tattoos and shrinky dinks from Liz Argall's Things Without Arms and Without Legs webcomic (http://thingswithout.com/). Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUES by Kat Howard (up to 5000 words) or Maria Dahvana Headley (short story up to 7500 words) or Diana Pho (first 3 chapters of a novel) or Lynne M. Thomas (up to 7500 words, 2 critiques available). Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level. (We'll contact you to select your critiquer. First come, first choice.)

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    DINNER WITH AN AUTHOR AND EDITOR (You need to get to the convention; we will buy you dinner.) Choose from Paul Cornell, Kameron Hurley, Mari Ness, Diana Pho, Liz Argall, or Ken Liu, with Lynne and Michael Thomas. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level. (We'll contact you to select your dinner partner later, based on scheduling and which pro will be at a given convention. First come, first choice.)

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    DINNER WITH AN AUTHOR AND EDITOR (You need to get to the convention; we will buy you dinner.) Mary Robinette Kowal, with Lynne and Michael Thomas. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level. (We'll contact you to select your dinner partner later, based on scheduling and which pro will be at a given convention. First come, first choice.)

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    YOU BECOME THE STORY. Mary Robinette Kowal will tuckerize you in her story for Uncanny. Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level.

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    SCARY HAM FUNERAL KIT. As heard at this year’s Nebula Awards: the story of the scary ham: http://www.tor.com/blogs/2014/05/the-scary-ham. Ellen Klages will put together a unique package including an autographed print of the Scary Ham Story and a canned ham. (Please follow local laws when dealing with your ham). Includes everything from the SUSTAINER level, and larger prints of art from Julie Dillon and Galen Dara. US backers only; we won’t ship ham internationally, alas.

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    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

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