Posts by Apex Magazine

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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Submissions are closed through September 1st, 2014

by on Jun 2, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Don’t forget, Apex Magazine is closed to all submissions through September 1st, 2014. This includes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and artwork. We will reopen on September 1st, 2014. So polish those stories over the summer while you’re lounging on the beach.

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