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Uncharted magazine’s 2021 Pushcart Nominations

The Passage of Time in the Abyss by Sequoia Nagamatsu The Mystery of the Mislaid Girls by Ellen Rhudy Passage by Sutton Strother Starving by Ashley Bao Hold Your Breath by K.C. Mead-Brewer Icicle People or The Lake Effect Snow Queen by Jasmine Sawers

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Uncharted magazine’s 2021 Pushcart Nominations

Writing Stories that Sing: An Interview with Evan J. Peterson

1. What is your hottest take on the age old genre vs. fiction debate and how do you see yourself and your work fitting into that? Evan J. Peterson: You asked for it, so here goes. Genre is about money. Genres as we know them are made up to sell books, and they were made […]

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Writing Stories that Sing: An Interview with Evan J. Peterson

Uncharted Magazine Sci-Fi/Fantasy Short Story Award

We invite writers to submit to the Uncharted Magazine Science Fiction and Fantasy Prize from August 1 to September 30, 2021. Guest judge Ken Liu will choose three winning stories from a shortlist. We’re excited to offer the winner of this prize $3000 and publication, while the 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive publication […]

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Uncharted Magazine Sci-Fi/Fantasy Short Story Award

Genre Jargon: How the SFF and Literary Worlds Speak about Themselves and Each Other

I always tell my writing students that today is an exciting time to be an author interested in both genre and literary fiction. That the barrier between the two is dissolving, that readers care little about labels, that even the Pulitzers and National Book Awards have genre works among the finalists, and that authors like Kelly Link or Carmen Maria Machado or Ted Chiang or Jeff VanderMeer can build readerships in both fields. And all that’s true. But at the same time, the literary and genre worlds remain in some ways very separate.

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Genre Jargon: How the SFF and Literary Worlds Speak about Themselves and Each Other

Welcome to Uncharted

UNCHARTED begins today with the goal of publishing thrilling genre short stories; stories you can’t stop reading, stories you want to share with your friends, with the world.

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Welcome to Uncharted

What Are We Supposed To Be Afraid Of In Blair Witch Project?

It’s one of the most memorable Horror movie endings. Heather runs down the stairs of a crumbling house, screaming Mike’s name. He isn’t responding. Anything could’ve happened to him. Then there’s a glimpse of him in the basement. He’s not decapitated or consumed in witchfire. He’s just standing in the corner. That’s all we see […]

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What Are We Supposed To Be Afraid Of In Blair Witch Project?

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