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Apex Magazine Issue 53: Apex Magazine, #53
Apex Magazine Issue 100: Apex Magazine, #100
Apex Magazine Issue 32: Apex Magazine, #32
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About this series

Strange. Surreal. Shocking. Beautiful.

 

APEX MAGAZINE is a digital dark science fiction and fantasy genre zine that features award-winning short fiction, essays, and interviews. Established in 2009, our fiction has won several Hugo and Nebula Awards.

 

We publish every other month.

 

Issue 144 contains the following short stories, essays, reviews, and interviews.

 

EDITORIAL
Musings from Maryland by Lesley Conner

 

ORIGINAL SHORT FICTION
Those Left Behind by Kanishk Tantia
At Night She Dreams of Silverfish by Monica Joyce Evans
Down the Dust Hatch by Derrick Boden
The Clown Watches the Clown by Sara S. Messenger
The Art the Owls Can't Swallow by Spencer Nitkey
The Jukebox Man by Natalia Theodoridou

 

FLASH FICTION
Out of Print by Wen Wen Yang
To Rise Again by Kelsea Yu

 

CLASSIC FICTION
Abode by Jermane Cooper
Wanderlust by LP Kindred

 

NONFICTION
The Wonder of the Weird West by Nicole Givens Kurtz
Get Bored by Rebecca E. Treasure
Words for Thought: Short Fiction Review by AC Wise
Book Review: Rakesfall by Vajra Chandrasekera by Leah Ning

 

INTERVIEWS
Interview with Author Kanishk Tantia by Marissa van Uden
Interview with Author Sara S. Messenger by Marissa van Uden
Interview with Cover Artist Tom Edwards by Bradley Powers

LanguageEnglish
Release dateJun 9, 2022
Apex Magazine Issue 53: Apex Magazine, #53
Apex Magazine Issue 100: Apex Magazine, #100
Apex Magazine Issue 32: Apex Magazine, #32

Titles in the series (49)

  • Apex Magazine Issue 32: Apex Magazine, #32

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    Apex Magazine Issue 32: Apex Magazine, #32
    Apex Magazine Issue 32: Apex Magazine, #32

    Apex Magazine is an online digital zine of genre short fiction.   EDITORIAL Blood on Vellum by Lynne M. Thomas   FICTION So Glad We Had This Time Together by Cat Rambo Sweetheart Showdown by Sarah Dalton The Prowl by Gregory Frost   NONFICTION Writing About Rape by Jim C. Hines   INTERVIEW Interview with Gregory Frost by Maggie Slater

  • Apex Magazine Issue 53: Apex Magazine, #53

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    Apex Magazine Issue 53: Apex Magazine, #53
    Apex Magazine Issue 53: Apex Magazine, #53

    Apex Magazine is an online digital zine of genre short fiction.   EDITORIAL Blood on Vellum by Lynne M. Thomas   FICTION Becca at the End of the World by Shira Lipkin Grey in the Gauge of His Storm by Damien Angelica Walters An Assault of Color by Mari Ness Shatter by Kelly McCullough   NONFICTION A Hammer with an Edge: Swords in Fantasy Literature by Douglas Hulick First Intermission: The Day the Movies Came Knocking at My Door or 'I'm Ready for My Close-up, Mr. DeMille!' by Gary A. Braunbeck   INTERVIEW Interview with Kelly McCullough by Lynne M. Thomas

  • Apex Magazine Issue 100: Apex Magazine, #100

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    Apex Magazine Issue 100: Apex Magazine, #100
    Apex Magazine Issue 100: Apex Magazine, #100

    Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction. EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief—Jason Sizemore FICTION Tumbledown — Kameron Hurley The Man in the Crimson Coat — Andrea Tang Bad Penny — Carrie Laben The Lightning Bird — Kristi DeMeester While the Black Stars Burn — Lucy A. Snyder NONFICTION Interview with Kameron Hurley — Andrea Johnson Apex at 100: An Introspective — Jason Sizemore and et al. In Space, Can Anyone Hear Your Philosophy?: A Look at Alien and Philosophy with Editor/Contributor Jeffrey Ewing — M. B. Sutherland Interview with Cover Artist Carolina Rodiguez Fuenmayor — Russel Dickerson

  • Apex Magazine Issue 119: Apex Magazine, #119

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    Apex Magazine Issue 119: Apex Magazine, #119
    Apex Magazine Issue 119: Apex Magazine, #119

    Apex Magazine is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction f EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief — Jason Sizemore FICTION Professor Strong and the Brass Boys by Amal Singh All Votes Will Be Counted (We Promise) by Paul Crenshaw Face by Veronica Brush A Fool's Baneful Gallantry by Derek Lubangakene NONFICTION Interview with Author Amal Singh by Andrea Johnson Interview with Cover Artist Marcela Bolivar by Russell Dickerson The Pros and Cons of Stage Directions by Alethea Kontis

  • Apex Magazine Issue 108: Apex Magazine, #108

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    Apex Magazine Issue 108: Apex Magazine, #108
    Apex Magazine Issue 108: Apex Magazine, #108

    Apex Magazine is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction. EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief—Jason Sizemore FICTION Stars So Sharp They Break the Skin — Matthew Sanborn Smith Mother Jones and the Nasty Eclipse — Cherie Priest Cherry Wood Coffin — Eugenia Triantafyllou Luisah's Church — Nisi Shawl Fifteen Minutes Hate — Rich Larson Cold Blue Sky — JE Bates NONFICTION Interview with Matthew Sanborn Smith — Andrea Johnson Interview with Cover Artist Anna Dittmann — Russell Dickerson How I Learned to Follow My Own Advice and Let It Go — Tobias S. Buckell Signal Intrusion — Kirk Jones COLUMNS Between the Lines with Laura Zats and Erik Hane Page Advice with Mallory O'Meara and Brea Grant

  • Apex Magazine Issue 101: Apex Magazine, #101

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    Apex Magazine Issue 101: Apex Magazine, #101
    Apex Magazine Issue 101: Apex Magazine, #101

    Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction. EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief—Jason Sizemore FICTION My Struggle — Lavie Tidhar So Sings the Siren — Annie Neugebauer Penelope Waits — Dennis Danvers The Case of the Mysterious Meat — Kate Ingram Tree of the Forest Seven Bells Runs the World Round Midnight — Sheree Renée Thomas Haven, Kansas (Novel Excerpt) by Alethea Kontis NONFICTION Interview with Dennis Danvers — Andrea Johnson 8-Bit Rage, Black Hole Zion, Industrial Music, and Science Fiction — Ed Grabianowski Interview with Cover Artist Rubén Castro — Russel Dickerson

  • Apex Magazine Issue 39: Apex Magazine, #39

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    Apex Magazine Issue 39: Apex Magazine, #39
    Apex Magazine Issue 39: Apex Magazine, #39

    Apex Magazine is an online digital zine of genre short fiction.   FICTION "Armless Maidens of the American West" by Genevieve Valentine "Murdered Sleep" by Kat Howard "Waiting for Beauty" by Marie Brennan "Undercity" by Nir Yaniv   NONFICTION "Editorial: Blood on Vellum" by Lynne M. Thomas "Mighty Axes and Beer-Soaked Beards: The Portrayal of Dwarves in Fantasy" by Jim C. Hines "An Interview with Genevieve Valentine" by Maggie Slater

  • Apex Magazine Issue 51: Apex Magazine, #51

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    Apex Magazine Issue 51: Apex Magazine, #51
    Apex Magazine Issue 51: Apex Magazine, #51

    Apex Magazine is an online digital zine of genre short fiction.   EDITORIAL Blood from Vellum by Lynne M. Thomas   FICTION Victimless Crimes by Charlie Jane Anders A Matter of Shapespace by Brian Trent Sister Twelve: Confessions of a Party Monster by Christopher Barzak   NONFICTION Fantasy Art, Fishnets, and Red Sonya's Chainmail Bikini by Tansy Rayner Roberts   INTERVIEW Interview with Christopher Barzak by Maggie Slater

  • Apex Magazine Issue 102: Apex Magazine, #102

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    Apex Magazine Issue 102: Apex Magazine, #102
    Apex Magazine Issue 102: Apex Magazine, #102

    Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction. EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief—Jason Sizemore FICTION An Unexpected Boon — S.B. Divya Untilted — K.A. Teryna (translated by Alex Shvartsman) The Dude Who Collected Lovecraft — Nick Mamatas & Tim Pratt NONFICTION Interview with S.B. Divya — Andrea Johnson The Sublet, Terrifyingly Familiar: A Feature and Interview with Director John Ainsley — Lesley Conner Interview with Cover Artist Max Mitenkov — Russel Dickerson COLUMNS Between the Lines with Laura Zats and Erik Hane Page Advice with Mallory O'Meara and Brea Grant

  • Apex Magazine Issue 111: Apex Magazine, #111

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    Apex Magazine Issue 111: Apex Magazine, #111
    Apex Magazine Issue 111: Apex Magazine, #111

    Apex Magazine is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction. Guest edited by Sheree Renée Thomas. Zodiac themed. EDITORIAL Under Ancient Stars, New Dreams Are Born—Sheree Renée Thomas SHORT FICTION Prism—Stefanie Elrick La Ciguapa, For the Reeds, For Herself—J.M. Guzman Gasping—Brandon O'Brien Jewel of the Vashwa—Jordan Kurella The Barnum Effect—Celia Neri POETRY How to Paint Mercury—Mary Soon Lee Capricorn—Tara Betts How to Fly by Neptune—Mary Soon Lee Celestial Mary (Galilean Daughter)—Sherese Francis How to Speak to Pluto—Mary Soon Lee A Theorized Form of Matter—Ashely Adams NONFICTION 'There's No Racism Here?' A Black Woman in the Dominican Republic—Kiini Ibura Salaam COLUMNS Page Advice—Mallory O'Meara and Brea Grant Between the Lines with the Print Run Podcast—Laura Zats and Erik Hane INTERVIEWS Interview with Author Eden Royce—Andrea Johnson Interview with Cover Artist Stacey Robinson—Russell Dickerson

  • Apex Magazine Issue 103: Apex Magazine, #103

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    Apex Magazine Issue 103: Apex Magazine, #103

    Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction. EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief—Jason Sizemore FICTION Behind Her, Trailing Like Butterfly Wings — Daniela Tomova The Edge of Things — Katharine E.K. Duckett Cemetery Man — Silvia Moreno-Garcia NONFICTION Interview with Daniela Tomova — Andrea Johnson Interview with Cover Artist Clarissa Ferguson — Russel Dickerson COLUMNS Between the Lines with Laura Zats and Erik Hane Page Advice with Mallory O'Meara and Brea Grant

  • Apex Magazine Issue 114: Apex Magazine, #114

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    Apex Magazine Issue 114: Apex Magazine, #114

    Apex Magazine is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction. EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief — Jason Sizemore FICTION Master Brahms — Storm Humbert Godzilla vs Buster Keaton, Or: I Didn't Even Need a Map — Gary A. Braunbeck Toward a New Lexicon of Augury — Sabrina Vourvoulias Riding the Signal — Gary Kloster NONFICTION Interview with Author Storm Humbert — Andrea Johnson Interview with Cover Artist Godwin Akpan — Russell Dickerson Boy A, Girl A, Slender Man — Paul Jessup

  • Apex Magazine Issue 76: Apex Magazine, #76

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    Apex Magazine Issue 76: Apex Magazine, #76
    Apex Magazine Issue 76: Apex Magazine, #76

    Apex Magazine is an online digital zine of genre short fiction.   EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore   FICTION Child, Funeral, Thief, Death by Tade Thompson Six Things We Found During the Autopsy by Kuzhali Manickavel Find Me by Isabel Yap Frozen Planet by Marian Womack Mountain by Liu Cixin   NONFICTION The Invention of Speculative Fiction in Spain by Cristina Jurado Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley   INTERVIEWS Interview Saad Z. Hossain by Charles Tan Interview with Zen Cho by Charles Tan Interview with Ekaterina Zagustina by Russell Dickerson   POETRY Dysmorphia by Anne Carly Abad The Dissection by Christina Sng   NOVEL EXCERPTS Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho Escape from Baghdad! by Saad Z. Hossain

  • Apex Magazine Issue 106: Apex Magazine, #106

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    Apex Magazine Issue 106: Apex Magazine, #106

    Apex Magazine is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction. EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief—Jason Sizemore FICTION Irregularity — Rachel Harrison We Are New(s) — Bentley A. Reese A Priest of Vast and Distant Places — Cassandra Khaw Three Petitions to the Queen of Hell — T.A. Pratt NONFICTION Interview with Rachel Harrison — Andrea Johnson Interview with Cover Artist Benedick Bana — Russell Dickerson A Wave on the Sea: Ursula K. Le Guin — Paul Jessup Persistence of Vision: Black Panther — ZZ Claybourne COLUMNS Between the Lines with Laura Zats and Erik Hane Page Advice with Mallory O'Meara and Brea Grant

  • Apex Magazine Issue 109: Apex Magazine, #109

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    Apex Magazine Issue 109: Apex Magazine, #109
    Apex Magazine Issue 109: Apex Magazine, #109

    Apex Magazine is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction. EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief—Jason Sizemore FICTION Suzie Q — Jacqueline Carey Three Meetings of the Pregnant Man Support Group — James Beamon A Different Kind of Place — Tobias S. Buckell Close Your Eyes (Excerpt) — Paul Jessup NONFICTION Interview with James Beamon — Andrea Johnson Interview with Cover Artist Sin and May — Russell Dickerson Mindy St. Claire and the Male Gaze (Or Lack Thereof) — Mur Lafferty Countdown to Close Your Eyes — Paul Jessup COLUMNS Between the Lines with Laura Zats and Erik Hane Page Advice with Mallory O'Meara and Brea Grant

  • Apex Magazine Issue 105: Apex Magazine, #105

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    Apex Magazine Issue 105: Apex Magazine, #105
    Apex Magazine Issue 105: Apex Magazine, #105

    Apex Magazine is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction. EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief—Jason Sizemore FICTION A Witch's Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies — Alix Harrow Work, and Ye Shall Eat — Walker McKnight Ghost Marriage — P. Djeli Clark Excerpt: Return to the Lost Level — Brian Keene NONFICTION Interview with Alix Harrow — Andrea Johnson Interview with Cover Artist Justin Adams — Russell Dickerson A Discussion with Tal M. Klein, Author of The Punch Escrow — Lesley Conner COLUMNS Between the Lines with Laura Zats and Erik Hane Page Advice with Mallory O'Meara and Brea Grant

  • Apex Magazine Issue 110: Apex Magazine, #110

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    Apex Magazine Issue 110: Apex Magazine, #110
    Apex Magazine Issue 110: Apex Magazine, #110

    Apex Magazine is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction. EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief — Jason Sizemore SHORT FICTION The Chariots, the Horsemen — Stephanie Malia Morris When You're Ready — M. Ian Bell Kerouac's Renascence — Tal M. Klein All Clear — Hao He The Whipping Girls — Damien Angelica Walters NONFICTION Interview with Stephanie Malia Morris — Andrea Johnson Interview with Cover Artist Kim Myatt — Russell Dickerson Undead: The Making of a Poetry Anthology — Katerina Stoykova Nexhuman: From Origin to Translation: The Long Path from Italy to the US — Francesco Verso Five Things to Remember When Running a Writer's Convention — Kelly Swails and Melanie R. Meadors COLUMNS Between the Lines with Laura Zats and Erik Hane Page Advice with Mallory O'Meara and Brea Grant POETRY the undead — Allison Thorpe Ghost Ships — Amy MacLennan

  • Apex Magazine Issue 107: Apex Magazine, #107

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    Apex Magazine Issue 107: Apex Magazine, #107
    Apex Magazine Issue 107: Apex Magazine, #107

    Apex Magazine is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief—Jason Sizemore FICTION Clap Your Hands — Andrew F. Kooy The Sharp Edges of Anger — Jamie Lackey Murders Fell From Our Wombs — Tlotlo Tsamaase What to Do When It's Nothing but Static — Cassandra Khaw NONFICTION Interview with Andrew F. Kooy — Andrea Johnson Interview with Cover Artist Chase Henson — Russell Dickerson Lovecraft and the Occult — Mary SanGiovanni My Road Trip with David Koresh — Jerry Gordon COLUMNS Between the Lines with Laura Zats and Erik Hane Page Advice with Mallory O'Meara and Brea Grant

  • Apex Magazine Issue 104: Apex Magazine, #104

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    Apex Magazine Issue 104: Apex Magazine, #104
    Apex Magazine Issue 104: Apex Magazine, #104

    Apex Magazine is a science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction. Double issue special! EDITORIAL Words from the Editor-in-Chief—Jason Sizemore FICTION Asylum of Cuckoos — Lila Bowen To Blight a Fig Tree Before It Bears Fruit — Benjamín Naka-Hasebe Kingsley A Night Out at a Nice Place — Nick Mamatas The Heaven-Moving Way — Chi Hui Symphony to a city under the stars — Armando Saldaña The Ghost Stories We Tell Around Photon Fires — Cassandra Khaw The Best Friend We Never Had — Nisi Shawl Origin Story — T. Kingfisher NONFICTION Interview with Lila Bowen (Delilah S. Dawson) — Andrea Johnson Interview with Cover Artist Daniele Serra — Russel Dickerson Orrin Evans: The Pioneer of Black Comic Book Publishing — Shawn Pryor Fear of Failure 2.0 — Damien Angelica Walters POETRY Treebound — Mary Soon Lee Monster: Puppeteer — Mary Soon Lee the saddest of angels — Jeremy Paden COLUMNS Between the Lines with Laura Zats and Erik Hane Page Advice with Mallory O'Meara and Brea Grant

  • Apex Magazine Issue 113: Apex Magazine, #113

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    Apex Magazine Issue 113: Apex Magazine, #113
    Apex Magazine Issue 113: Apex Magazine, #113