Posts by Apex Magazine

Apex Magazine welcomes Charlotte Ashley as Reprints Editor

by on Jan 5, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

We are delighted to announce that Charlotte Ashley has accepted the position of Reprints Editor with Apex Magazine. Charlotte will be responsible for finding the very best short fiction that we will run as exclusive content for our subscribers and in the eBook editions of each issue. Charlotte has been writing the short fiction review series Clavis Aurea for about six months. During that time, she has proven to have an excellent eye for quality work, one that will make her an effective Reprints Editor. Note: Charlotte will continue contributing her Clavis Aurea reviews that runs online and in every issue of the zine. Apex Magazine is excited to have Charlotte on the...

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Congratulations to Amal El-Mohtar, winner of the Rhysling Award

by on Dec 18, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Apex Magazine congratulates the wonderful Amal El-Mohtar for her Rhysling Award-winning poem “Turning the Leaves” that appeared in issue 55. Read “Turning the Leaves” here. ABOUT THE RHYSLING AWARDS Nominees for each year’s Rhysling Awards are selected by the membership of the Science Fiction Poetry Association. Each member is allowed to nominate one work in each of two categories: “Best Long Poem” (50+ lines; for prose poems, 500+ words) and “Best Short Poem” (0–49 lines; for prose poems, 0–499 words). All nominated works must have been published during the preceding calendar year of the awards year. The Rhysling Awards are put to a final...

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Listen to “Down Cycles” by Elizabeth R. McClellan

by on Oct 31, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

“Down Cycles” by Elizabeth R. McClellan, a fantastic poem that appeared in issue #27 of Apex Magazine, has been converted to audio by Alexandra Erin. Alexandra also produced and narrated the audio edition. Thank you to Alexandra Erin for permission to share this with our fans! Check out Alexandra’s online novel Tales of...

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Managing Editor change

by on Oct 14, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

Cameron Salisbury has decided to move on due to personal commitments. We’ll definitely miss her and her amazing organizational skills! Apex wishes to thank Cameron for her tireless work and the time she’s given Apex Magazine to help the zine continue to grow and be better. We are pleased to announce that Lesley Conner will be the new managing editor of Apex Magazine. Congrats to Lesley! You can follow her via Twitter (@lesleyconner), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lesley.conner) and her website (http://lesleyconner.squarespace.com/). Her email address is lesley@apex-magazine.com. Jason Editor-in-Chief...

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Apex Magazine Presents: Steal the Spotlight Micro Fiction Contest

by on Sep 2, 2014 in Blog | 35 comments

WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED HERE! Halloween is coming and with it the vampire, zombie, witch, and ghost stories will creep into your hands and whisper “Boo” in your ear. Now I love a good ghost story. Witches are wicked. Zombies give me the chills. And vampires are grand. But… But there’s more out there. Monsters waiting in the wings to give you a fright. And they want their moment to shine! I went to Twitter to ask you, the Apex readers, what monsters you’d like to see steal the spotlight, and did you ever have suggestions. Everything from wendigos to banshees to Jekyll and Hyde. So tell me a story. After the huge success of our Christmas micro fiction contest last...

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