Posts by Apex Magazine

Apex Magazine Presents: Steal the Spotlight Micro Fiction Contest

by on Sep 2, 2014 in Blog | 10 comments

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 year (over 500 submissions!), we’ve...

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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. Total Word Count: 40 words

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Apex story wins Nebula Award

by on May 20, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Apex Magazine is proud to announce that frequent contributor Rachel Swirksy has won the Nebula Award for Best Short Fiction for her story “If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love” (Issue 46, March, 2013). Congratulations, Rachel! You can read “If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love” here at this link on Total Word Count: 51 words

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Issue 60 cover art prints available from the artist

by on May 13, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Many of our readers have written in to share their appreciation of Anneliese Juergensen’s cover art. We agree (of course) that it is a striking work of art! We wanted to pass along that Anneliese shared that she has prints of the artwork ‘Stars’ for sale from the following two websites: RedBubble: society6: Would ‘Stars’ look beautiful hanging on your wall? Total Word Count: 76...

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Apex poem picks up Aurora Award-nomination!

by on Apr 30, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Congratulations are in order for Amal El-Mohtar! Her issue 55 poem “Turning the Leaves” picked up an Aurora Award-nomination in the category of Best English Poem/Song. You can read Amal’s poem here: For a full list of Aurora Award nominees go here: Total Word Count: 54 words

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