Uncanny Magazine is a three-time Hugo Award-winning publication of fantasy and sci-fi articles and poetry. They’ve raised over $25,000 for the next six issues of the magazine on Kickstarter already, become a “Project We Love” and there are two weeks to get involved. You can follow the progress via their campaign page.
A pledge of $5 gets you an ebook copy (which can be mobi, PDF or epub) of the first issue from Year 6. $10 gets you the first two issues from Year 2, and so the discounts continue until, for $26, you’re a subscriber for the year and get your name listed.
If supporting inclusive sci-fi and fantasy is a thing you want to put some extra effort into then you can go higher. There are limited editions of “Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction” that can still be secured, though nearly 50% have been sold already.
Uncanny Magazine currently pages $0.08 per word for original fiction, $30 for a poem, $60 for an essay and $100 each time they reprint artwork. If the Kickstarter gets to $26,000 then they’ll pay more for essays, $27,000 earns the poets more cash, and at $32,000 the original short story word rate gets increased to $0.1.
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