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Read Issue 94 — March 2017

FICTION

Luminaria by John Hornor Jacobs
Waste by Mary Elizabeth Burroughs
Jesus Christ, Reanimator by Ken MacLeod
From the Vaults: Paperclips and Memories and Things That Won’t Be Missed by Caroline Yaochim

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief
Interview with Author John Hornor Jacobs by Andrea Johnson
Books Worth Your Time by the Apex Staff
Interview with Cover Artist Caroline Jamhour by Russell Dickerson
Words for Thought by A.C. Wise

PODCAST

Waste by Mary Elizabeth Burroughs


Read Issue 93 — February 2017

FICTION

Queen of Dirt by Nisi Shawl
The Bells by Lyndsie Manusos
You Too Shall Be Psyche by Rich Larson
Servant of the Aswang by Samuel Marzioli
From the Vaults: The Green Book by Amal El-Mohtar

VALENTINE’S FLASH FICTION WINNERS

As Long As You Can Stand It by Joanna Truman
Butterfly Man by Tonya Walter
St. Theophilus the Penitent by Rich Larson

POETRY

Fury by Simona Sušec

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief
Interview with Author Nisi Shawl by Andrea Johnson
Feature with LifeAfter Podcast Playwright Mac Rogers by Jason Sizemore
Interview with Cover Artist Adrian Borda by Russell Dickerson
Words for Thought by A.C. Wise

PODCAST

You Too Shall Be Psyche by Rich Larson


Read Issue 92 — January 2017

FICTION

Mag, the Habitat and We by Lia Swope Mitchell
Next Station, Shibuya by Iori Kusano
The Dark Birds by Ursula Vernon
Soliloquy in a Cheap Diner Off Route 66 by James Beamon
The Invisible Box by J.J. Litke
The Quiltmaker by Mike Allen
Masked by Rich Larson
From the Vaults: The Silk Merchant by Ken Liu

POETRY

On the Edge of Stone-Mountain by Laura Madeline Wiseman
Disobedient by Barton Paul Levenson
Wormhole by Tracy May Adair
The Galatea by Amanda Pekar

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief
Interview with Author James Beamon by Andrea Johnson
The Once and Future Chief by Amy H. Sturgis, PhD.
Interview with Cover Artist Aaron Nakahara by Russell Dickerson
Words for Thought by A.C. Wise

PODCAST

Mag, the Habitat and We by Lia Swope Mitchell


Read Issue 91 — December 2016

FICTION

Uncontainable by Helen Stubbs
The Love It Bears Fair Maidens by K.T. Bryski
Red Christmas by Lavie Tidhar
From the Vaults: Christmas is Coming by Gina L. Grandi
I Remember the Future by Michael A. Burstein

POETRY

How to Know If Your House is Haunted and What to Do by M. Brett Gaffney
The Familiar by Donna Ison

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief
Interview with Author Helen Stubbs by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Billy Nuñez, Cover Artist by Russell Dickerson
Tropes as Eraser: A Transgender Perspective by Keffy R. M. Kehrli
By the Cover by Lesley Conner
Remember the Future Past: An Interview with Michael A. Burstein and Filmmaker Klayton Stainer by Eileen Maksym
Words for Thought by A.C. Wise

PODCAST

Uncontainable by Helen Stubbs


Read Issue 90 — November 2016

FICTION

Every Winter by E. Catherine Tobler
When She Comes by Onu-Okpara Chiamaka
The Island in the Attic by Natalia Theodoridou
Shadow by Tade Thompson
After We Walked Away by Erica L. Satifka
From the Vault: After the Fire by Aliette de Bodard

POETRY

Love’s Idea Envisioned by a Satyr by Tiffany Midge
The Annual Scarecrow Festival by John Paul Davies

NOVEL EXCERPTS

Rosewater by Tade Thompson

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief
Interview with Author E. Catherine Tobler by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Ania Tomicka, Cover Artist by Russell Dickerson
Words for Thought by A.C. Wise

PODCAST

Every Winter by E. Catherine Tobler


Read Issue 89 — October 2016

FICTION

Damnatio Ad Beastias by Kristi DeMeester
PagPag by Samuel Marzioli
Zayinim by Adam Roberts
From the Vaults: Frank by Betsy Phillips

POETRY

American Dreams by Allie Nelson
Winged Beings of the Necropolis by Gary Every
Starfields by Andrew Gilstrap

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief
Interview with Author Kristi DeMeester by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Denis Corvus, Cover Artist by Russell Dickerson
Discovering Somnio: Interview with Travis Milloy by Betsy Phillips
Words for Thought by A.C. Wise

PODCAST

Damnatio Ad Beastias by Kristi DeMeester


Read Issue 88 — September 2016

FICTION

The Warrior Boy Who Would Not Suffer by Abhinav Bhat
The Prince Who Gave Up Her Empire by Benjanun Sriduangkaew
The Old Man and the Phoenix by Alexandria Baisden
War Dog by Mike Barretta
From the Vault: During the Pause by Adam-Troy Castro

POETRY

The Amenities of Heaven by Marchell Dyon
Wingless by Zachary Riddle
The Mouth of the Cave by Brandon Marlon
The Storm Creatures by Christina Sng

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief
Interview with Author Alexandria Baisden by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Mélanie Delon, Cover Artist by Russell Dickerson
Fifty Years of Star Trek: Interview with Lance Parkin by Michael A. Burstein
Words for Thought by A.C. Wise

PODCAST

The Warrior Boy Who Would Not Suffer by Abhinav Bhat


Read Issue 87 — August 2016

FICTION

The Gentleman of Chaos by A. Merc Rustad
Fall to Her by Alexis A. Hunter
I Remember Your Face by E.K. Wagner
Paskutinis Iliuzija (The Last Illusion) by Damien Angelica Walters
From the Vaults: My Body, Her Canvas by A.C. Wise

POETRY

Not Like This by Mary Soon Lee
Perplexities by Peter Venable
This Earth by Frank Tota
The Labyrinth Keeper by Anton Rose

NOVEL EXCERPTS

Stay Crazy by Erica L. Satifka

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief
Interview with Author A. Merc Rustad by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Marcela Bolívar, Cover Artist by Russell Dickerson
Discussion of Cult Film Classics INK and The Frame with Star Christopher Soren Kelly by Betsy Phillips
Words for Thought by A.C. Wise

PODCAST

The Gentleman of Chaos by A. Merc Rustad


Read Issue 86 — July 2016

FICTION

Lazarus and the Amazing Kid Phoenix by Jennifer Giesbrecht
Starpower by Christopher Shultz
The Big Bah-Ha by C.S.E. Cooney

POETRY

Canals of Mars by David Jibson
La Llorona by Rodney Gomez
Earth, Hearing Her Children Cry Out Sharp Like Broken Pottery, Shrinks by Jon Olsen
Knights of the Smooth Hull by Chris Phillips

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief
Interview with Author Jennifer Giesbrecht by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Sunny Ray, Cover Artist by Russell Dickerson
Star Trek: The Official Guide to Our Universe: Interview with Andrew Fazekas by Michael A. Burstein
Words for Thought by A.C. Wise

PODCAST

Lazarus and the Amazing Kid Phoenix by Jennifer Giesbrecht


Read Issue 85 — June 2016

FICTION

Folk Hero by Mary Pletsch
Cuckoo Girls by Douglas F. Warrick
Memorials by Aliette de Bodard

POETRY

Later, they found her journal by Tina Parker
Ghost Plague by Tina Jens
By Payette Lake by Cullen Groves

NOVEL EXCERPTS

The Kraken Sea by E. Catherine Tobler

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief
Interview with Author Mary Pletsch by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Joe Badon, Cover Artist by Russell Dickerson
SEEKING TANIS. Runner Available. by Betsy Phillips
Words for Thought by A.C. Wise

PODCAST

Folk Hero by Mary Pletsch


Read Issue 84 — May 2016

FICTION

1957 by Stephen Cox
Cottage Country by David K. Yeh
The Behemoth Beaches by Maggie Slater
The Drowned Celestial by Lavie Tidhar

POETRY

Jubilee by F.J. Bergmann
Before the Galactic Empire Goes Inter-Galactic by Ken Poyner
Mammon’s Cave by Janna Layton
The Perfect Planet by Christina Sng

NOVEL EXCERPTS

Freeze/Thaw by Chris Bucholz

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief
Interview with Author Stephen Cox by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Robert Carter, Cover Artist by Russell Dickerson
Gender Equality in Apex Magazine by Lesley Connor

PODCAST

1957 by Stephen Cox


Read Issue 83 — April 2016

FICTION

The Teratologist’s Brother by Brandon H. Bell
The Laura Ingalls Experience by Andrew Neil Gray
Collecting James by Geoffrey Girard
The Quidnunx by Catherynne M. Valente

POETRY

Fertility by Craig Finlay
The Farmer’s Milk by John Yu Brascum
Myth of the Mud God by Michael VanCalbergh
Song of the Encantado by Jeremy Paden

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief
Interview with Andrew Neil Gray by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Sarah Zar, Cover Artist by Russell Dickerson

PODCAST

The Teratologist’s Brother by Brandon H. Bell


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Read Issue 82 — March 2016

FICTION

Agent of V.A.L.I.S. by Lavie Tidhar
Screaming Without a Mouth by Travis Heermann
Death Flowers of Never Forgotten Love by Jason Sanford
Dolly by Elizabeth Bear

POETRY

Naked by Annie Neugebauer
Allegory of the Woman from Earth by Rodney Gomez
BlackRiver by Caleb J. Oakes
Chimney Witch by Matthew Chamberlin
The Sword Excalibur by David Barber

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief
Interview with Travis Heermann by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Vincent Sammy, Cover Artist by Russell Dickerson

PODCAST

Death Flowers of Never Forgotten Love by Jason Sanford


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Read Issue 81 — February 2016

FICTION

The Beast at the End of Time by Benjanun Sriduangkaew
Anabaptist by Daniel Rosen
The Four Gardens of Fate by Betsy Phillips
On the Occasion of My Retirement by Nick Mamatas

POETRY

Calabash by Mike Jewett
Little and Red by Crystal Lynn Hilbert
Arrhythmia by Heather Morris
Paper Unicorn by Laurel Dixon

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief
Interview with Author Benjanun Sriduangkaew by Andrea Johnson
Interview with David Demaret, Cover Artist by Russell Dickerson

NOVEL EXCERPTS

Glitch Rain by Alex Livingston

PODCAST`

The Four Gardens of Fate by Betsy Phillips

 


 

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Read Issue 80 — January 2016

FICTION

The Tomato Thief by Ursula Vernon
That Lucky Old Sun by Carrie Cuinn
Riding Atlas by Ferrett Steinmetz
The Open-Hearted by Lettie Prell
Soursop by Chikodili Emelumadu
Bones of the World by Jennifer Hykes
Razorback by Ursula Vernon
Kutraya’s Skies by Dave Creek

POETRY

RX-200 Series: It’s Everything You Need by Samson Stormcrow Hayes
The Upside of the Cataclysmic Meteorite Event by Zebulon Huset
The Doctor’s Assistant by Anton Rose
In the Far Future, Billy Experiences the Most Powerful Drug Known to Man by Greg Leunig
Automaton by Bianca Springs
Maxwell’s Demon by Annie Neugebauer
Various Kinds of Wolves by J.J. Hunter

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
Interview with Matt Davis, Cover Artist by Russell Dickerson
Interview with Lettie Prell by Andrea Johnson
An Exploration of Racism in Heart of Darkness by Lucy A. Snyder
Interview with Chikodili Emelumadu by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Ursula Vernon by Andrea Johnson

NOVEL EXCERPTS

Paper Tigers by Damien Angelica Walters

PODCAST`

The Open-Hearted by Lettie Prell

 


 

Issue 79

Read Issue 79 — December 2015

FICTION

She Gave Her Heart, He Took Her Marrow by Sam Fleming
Aishiteru Means I Love You by Troy Tang
The Phylactery by Nick Mamatas
Memory Tree by Jess Rausch
Nemesis by Laird Barron
A Letter to Santa by Melanie Rees (Christmas Invasion Flash Fiction Winner)
Christmas is Coming by Gina L. Grandi (Christmas Invasion Flash Fiction Winner)
Reconstituted by Marlee Jane Ward (Christmas Invasion Flash Fiction Winner)

POETRY

Grotesque by J.J. Hunter
Myrrh, and the Sun by Lara Ek

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
Shiny Boots and Corinthians: Writing Historical Fiction Without Cliches by Jennie Goloboy
Apex Author Interview with Sam Fleming by Andrea Johnson
Apex Author Interview with Troy Tang by Jason Sizemore
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Irek Konior by Russell Dickerson

PODCAST

She Gave Her Heart, He Took Her Marrow by Sam Fleming



Issue 78

Read Issue 78 — November 2015

FICTION

Blood on Beacon Hill by Russell Nichols
To Die Dancing by Sam J. Miller
The Beacon and the Coward by Day Al-Mohamed
Signal to Noise by Gemma Files

POETRY

Rolling Dice by Chloe Clark
Mother-Doll by Brittany Warman
When the Gods Come Knocking by Hester J. Rook
Time Missing by Michael Sikkema

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
Cthulhu Apocalypse and the Terrifying Tradition of Horror Role-Playing by Ed Grabianowski
Apex Author Interview with Russell Nichols by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with James Lincke by Russell Dickerson

NOVEL EXCERPTS

The Flux by Ferrett Steinmetz (Novel Excerpt)
The Weight of Chains by Lesley Conner (Novel Excerpt)
How to Pass As Human: A Guide to Assimilation for Future Androids by Android Ø by Nic Kelman (Novel Excerpt)

PODCAST

Blood on Beacon Hill by Russell Nichols



Issue 77

Read Issue 77 — October 2015

FICTION

When the Fall is All That’s Left by Arkady Martine
Super Duper Fly by Maurice Broaddus
All Things to All People by D.K. Thompson
Me and Jasper, Down by the Meth Shack by Aaron Saylor
The Atlas of Hell by Nathan Ballingrud (eBook exclusive)

POETRY

Ten Little Zombies by Gregg Chamberlain
The Underworld by Laurel Dixon
Minotaur by Zachary Riddle
Hello, Wild Things, and Good Luck by Sarah Hollowell

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
Unreliable Narrators in Kiernan and Chambers by Lucy A. Snyder
Apex Author Interview with D.K. Thompson by Andrea Johnson
Apex Author Interview with Maurice Broaddus by Jason Sizemore
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Joshua Hutchinson by Russell Dickerson

PODCAST

When the Fall is All That’s Left by Arkady Martine



Issue 76

Read Issue 76 — September 2015

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

POETRY

Dysmorphia by Anne Carly Abad
The Dissection by Christina Sng

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
The Invention of Speculative Fiction in Spain by Cristina Jurado
Apex Author Interview with Saad Z. Hossain by Charles Tan
Apex Author Interview with Zen Cho by Charles Tan
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Ekaterina Zagustina by Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

Six Things We Found During the Autopsy by Kuzhali Manickavel



Issue 75

Read Issue 75 — August 2015

FICTION

Brisé by Mehitobel Wilson
Coming Undone by Alexis A. Hunter
It is Healing, It is Never Whole by Sunny Moraine
Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys: The Elephant’s Tale by Damien Angelica Walters
New Feet Within My Garden Go by E. Catherine Tobler (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

Monsters We Create, Woozles We Become by Levi Sable
In the Day After the World Stopped Being by A. Merc Rustad
The Owl Child by Jennifer Ruth Jackson
Training: Endurance by Mary Soon Lee

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
The Fuzzy Bunny Squad is Standing By… by Gary A. Braunbeck
Apex Author Interview with Mehitobel Wilson by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Billy Norrby by Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys: The Elephant’s Tale by Damien Angelica Walters



Issue 74

Read Issue 74 — July 2015

FICTION

Going Endo by Rich Larson
All Who Tremble by A.A. Balaskovits
Never Chose This Way by Shira Lipkin
The River by adrienne maree brown (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

How the World Was Made—A Super Crown by Roger Bonair-Agard

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
How Horror Made Me More Empathetic by Mark Allan Gunnells
Apex Author Interview with Rich Larson by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Carly Sorge by Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

Going Endo by Rich Larson



Issue 73

Read Issue 73 — June 2015

FICTION

Inhabiting Your Skin by Mari Ness
Proximity by Alex Livingston
Foreclosure by DJ Cockburn
Mud Holes and Mississippi Mules by Malon Edwards (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

Entrance by Laura Madeline Wiseman
Peach Baby by Bethany Powell
Interview by John W. Sexton

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
Building Book Events to Build Community in SFF by Ardi Alspach
Apex Author Interview with Mari Ness by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Tori K. Roman by Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

Inhabiting Your Skin by Mari Ness



Issue 72

Read Issue 72 — May 2015

FICTION

Remembery Day by Sarah Pinsker
Wildcat (from The Secret Diary of Donna Hooks) by David Bowles
A Sister’s Weight in Stone by JY Yang
Toot Sweet Matricia by Suzette Mayr (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

He Dreams of Salt and Sea by S.G. Larner
If I Only Had A… by Kelly Dalton
Sidereal by A.E. Ash
The Automaton to Her Engineer by Alexandra Seidel

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
Eye-Based Paternity Testing and Other Human Genetics Myths by Dan Koboldt
Apex Author Interview with Sarah Pinsker by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Beth Spencer by Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

A Sister’s Weight in Stone by JY Yang



Issue 71

Read Issue 71 — April 2015

FICTION

Beatification of the Second Fall by Sean Robinson
Silver Buttons All Down His Back by A.C. Wise
Crow by Octavia Cade
Wind by Naomi Kritzer
Slow by Lia Swope Mitchell
This Thing of Darkness by Yzabel Ginsberg (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

The Multiple Lives of Juan and Pedro by Isabel Yap
there must be a surefire way to separate the ravens from the crows by Keith S. Wilson

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
Never Enough Farmers! Class and Writing Fantasy Novels by Jennie Goloboy
Apex Author Interview with A.C. Wise by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Adrian Borda by Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

Beatification of the Second Fall by Sean Robinson


Issue 70

Read Issue 70 — March 2015

FICTION

Houdini’s Heart by Thoraiya Dyer
Charaid Dreams by Rati Mehrotra
A Beautiful Memory by Shannon Peavey
Where I’m Bound by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
Sing Me Your Scars by Damien Angelica Walters
Seed by Shanna Germain (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

barefoot sprites beware by Steven Wittenberg Gordon
Hook by Jennifer Ironside
The Changeling Answer by Jarod K. Anderson
Moma Gonna Fight by Beth Cato

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
A Whole New World by Mark Allan Gunnells
Apex Author Interview with Damien Angelica Walters by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Lucas de Alcantara by Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

Houdini’s Heart by Thoraiya Dyer

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Issue 69

Read Issue 69 — February 2015

FICTION

Requiem, for Solo Cello by Damien Angelica Walters
Heirloom Pieces by Lisa L. Hannett
Foreknowledge by Mary E. Lowd
Inhale by Rhoads Brazos
The Best Little Cleaning Robot in All of Faerie by Susan Jane Bigelow
A Revolution of One by Brian Keene
The Topaz Marquise by Fran Wilde (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
The Lost Level — Novel Excerpt (2 Chapters) by Brian Keene (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

Werewolf’s Aubade by Leslie J. Anderson
Second Mouth by John Philip Johnson & Salvatore B. Lombard
what we eat when by Michelle Muenzler

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
Supposedly True (but Probably Not, and That’s OK) Weird Tales by Ed Grabianowski
Apex Author Interview with Brian Keene by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Loika by Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

Requiem, for Solo Cello by Damien Angelica Walters



Issue 68

Read Issue 68 — January 2015

FICTION

Pocosin by Ursula Vernon
Multo by Samuel Marzioli
Anarchic Hand by Andy Dudak
John Dillinger and the Blind Magician by Allison M. Dickson
The Sea Half-Held by Night by E. Catherine Tobler (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
Straggletaggle — Novel Excerpt by J.M. McDermott (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

Doors by Alina Rios
The Poe Twist by Armel Dagorn
Before My Father Vanished by Wendy Rathbone

NONFICTION

Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
The Other: HP Lovecraft, Alien, and Ghost Stories: Monstrications of Dunbar’s Number by DeAnna Knippling
Apex Author Interview with Ursula Vernon by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Emma Sancartier by Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

Pocosin by Ursula Vernon



Issue 67

Read Issue 67 — December 2014

FICTION

Anthracite Weddings by John Zaharick
Keep Talking by Marie Vibbert
Griefbunny by Brook Juliet Wonders
Henrietta’s Garden by Rebecca Kaplan
Desire by Kiini Ibura Salaam (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
Severance — Novel Excerpt by Chris Bucholz (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

The Grey Cathedral by Joshua Gage
Night-time Visitor by Melanie Rees
Sympathy for the Devil: A Duet in Two Solos by Elizabeth R. McClellan

NONFICTION

Fandom: Not Just Funny Business by Andrea Judy
Apex Author Interview with Marie Vibbert by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Nello Shep by Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

Anthrocite Wedding by John Zaharick



Issue 66

Read Issue 66 — November 2014

FICTION

Brute by Rich Larson
Candy Girl by Chikodili Emelumadu
The New Girl by Marissa Lingen
The Stagman’s Song by Ginger Weil
Tiger! Tiger! by Elizabeth Bear (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
A Man Lies Dreaming — Novel Excerpt by Lavie Tidhar (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

STEAL THE SPOTLIGHT WINNERS

Stone Woman by Robin Wyatt Dunn (Banshee)
When a Crossroads is a Corner by M.J. Starling (Hellhounds)
Whispering Waters by Jessica Walsh (Sea Monsters)
The Fitzpatrick Solution by Loreen Heneghan (Science Gone Wrong)
Guided Breathing Exercise: Being Mindful of the Succubus in Your Bedroom by Christine Purcell (Demons)

POETRY

Brains, Brains, Brains by Puneet Dutt
Sonnet 29 by Ama Codjoe

NONFICTION

Statistics vs. Story by Ozgur K. Sahin
Apex Author Interview with Ginger Weil by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Mark Greyland by Loraine Sammy
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

Candy Girl by Chikodili Emelumadu

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Issue 65

Read Issue 65 — October 2014

FICTION

Primrose or Return to Il’Maril by Mary McMyne
Coins for Their Eyes by Kris Millering
The House in Winter by Jessica Sirkin
What I Am by Tom Piccirilli
King’s War: The Knights of Breton Court 3 — Excerpt by Maurice Broaddus (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

Half Wives by Chris Lynch
The Excavation of Troy by Sonya Taaffe
On the Excarnations of the Gods by Neile Graham

NONFICTION

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief by Sigrid Ellis
Fandom Activism for Change in Visual Entertainment Media: We Have the Power by Loraine Sammy
Apex Author Interview with Kris Millering by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Catherine Denvir by Loraine Sammy
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

The House in Winter by Jessica Sirkin

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Issue 64

Read Issue 64 — September 2014

FICTION

Last Dance Over the Red, Red World by Gary Kloster
Economies of Force by Seth Dickinson
Soft Feather Dance by Liz Argall
Enemy States by Karin Lowachee
Danceland by Emma Bull and Will Shetterly (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
Soulminder — Excerpt by Timothy Zahn (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
Jack Strong — Excerpt by Walter Mosley (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

Superman Bound by Amanda Lord
Ghosts of Oz by irving
Synesthete by Marsheila Rockwell

NONFICTION

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief by Sigrid Ellis
How to Live Safely in an Online Universe by Charles Tan
Apex Author Interview with Seth Dickinson by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Jeff Ward by Loraine Sammy
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

Economies of Force by Seth Dickinson

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Issue 63

Read Issue 63 — August 2014

FICTION

Ten Days’ Grace by Foz Meadows
Sister of Mercy by Amanda Forrest
The Sandbirds of Mirelle by John Moran
Jupiter and Gentian by Erik Amundsen
The Good Matter by Nene Ormes (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
Zombies & Calculus — Excerpt by Colin Adams (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

A User Guide to the Application of Gem-Flowers by Bogi Takács
Conservation of Energy by Alvaro Zinos-Amaro

NONFICTION

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief by Sigrid Ellis
The Testosterone Injection That Could Ruin Orphan Black… And how to make sure it doesn’t by Duane de Four
Apex Author Interview with John Moran by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Cyril Rolando by Loraine Sammy
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

Jupiter and Gentian by Erik Amundsen

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Issue 62

Read Issue 62 — July 2014

FICTION

The Food in the Basement by Laura Davy
Blessed are the Hungry by Victor Fernando R. Ocampo
Insurrection in Silk by Gillian Conahan
Courtship in the Country of Machine-Gods by Benjanun Sriduangkaew
Willow Pattern by Jon Singer (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
The Keys to the Realms: Book II of the Dream Stewards — Excerpt by Roberta Trahan (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
The Enceladus Crisis: Book II of the Deadalus Series — Excerpt by Michael J. Martinez (eBoo/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

Sentience is watching a sunset by Melanie Rees
The First Stone by Anne Carly Abad
Baba Yaga Tries to Donate Money by Rose Lemberg
Cairn by Dark by Cairn by Neile Graham

NONFICTION

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief by Sigrid Ellis
We Are Comics: A Visual Message for a Visual Medium by Rachel Edidin
Apex Author Interview with Victor Fernando R. Ocampo by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Ashley Mackenzie by Loraine Sammy
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction by Charlotte Ashley

PODCAST

The Food in the Basement by Laura Davy

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Issue 61

Read Issue 61 — June 2014

FICTION

Cape to Cairo by Eden Robins
Soul of Soup Bones by Crystal Lynn Hilbert
The Salt Path by Marissa Lingen
The Faery Handbag by Kelly Link
Sineater – excerpt by Elizabeth Massie (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

Afterwards by Alice Dryden
Brighid by Mary Soon Lee
Harry of Five Points by John M. Ford

NONFICTION

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief by Sigrid Ellis
Black Communities of the 30th Century: Racial Assimilation and Ahistoricity in Superhero Comics by Osvaldo Oyola
Apex Author Interview with Eden Robins by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Tory Hoke by Loraine Sammy

PODCAST

Soul of Soup Bones by Crystal Lynn Hilbert

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Issue 60

Read Issue 60 — May 2014

FICTION

Paperclips and Memories and Things That Won’t Be Missed by Caroline M. Yoachim
Falling Leaves by Liz Argall
Not Smart, Not Clever by E. Saxey
Microbe by Joan Slonczewski (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
Afterparty – excerpt by Daryl Gregory (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

Likeness by Judith Chalmer
Crashdown by Emma Osborne
she’s alive, alive by Gwynne Garfinkle
Graveyard Rose by Seanan McGuire

NONFICTION

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief by Sigrid Ellis
Finding the Next Lost: What is an ‘Operational Theme’ and Why Don’t I Have One? by Javier Grillo-Marxuach
Apex Author Interview with Caroline M. Yoachim by Maggie Slater
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Anneliese Jurgensen by Loraine Sammy

PODCAST

Not Smart, Not Clever by E. Saxey

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Issue 59

Read Issue 59 — April 2014

FICTION

Perfect by Haddayr Copley-Woods
Steel Snowflakes in My Skull by Tom Piccirilli
The Cultist’s Son by Ferrett Steinmetz
Repairing the World by John Chu
Juniper, Gentian, and Rosemary by Pamela Dean (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
The Violent Century – excerpt by Lavie Tidhar (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

Cogs by Beth Cato
Unlabelled Core c. Zanclean (5.33 Ma) by Michelle Bannister
Aristeia by Sonya Taaffe
Tell Me the World is a Forest by Chris Lynch

NONFICTION

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief by Sigrid Ellis
After Our Bodies Fail by Abra Staffin-Wiebe
Interview with author Ferrett Steinmetz by Maggie Slater
Interview with cover artist Mehrdad Isvandi by Loraine Sammy

PODCAST

Repairing the World by John Chu

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Issue 58

Read Issue 58 — March 2014

FICTION

Waking by Cat Hellisen
Undone by Mari Ness
To Increase His Wondrous Greatnesse More by Sunny Moraine
The End of the World in Five Dates by Claire Humphrey
Actaeon by Jacqueline Carey
Maze – excerpt by J.M. McDermott (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

POETRY

Tempus by J.J. Hunter
The Parable of the Supervillian by Ada Hoffman

NONFICTION

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief by Sigrid Ellis
Invisible Bisexuality in Torchwood by K. Tempest Bledsoe
Interview with author Claire Humphrey by Maggie Slater
Interview with cover artist Julie Dillon by Loraine Sammy

PODCAST

Waking by Cat Hellison

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Issue 57

Read Issue 57 — February 2014

FICTION

Antumbra by Lucy A. Snyder
Maria and the Pilgrim by Rich Larson
Home by the Sea by Élisabeth Vonarburg

POETRY

Sleep Lives Inside the Bed by Gillian Daniels

NONFICTION

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief by Sigrid Ellis
So How Does it End? by Wen Spencer
Interview with Lucy A. Snyder by Maggie Slater

PODCAST

Maria and the Pilgrim by Rich Larson

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Issue 56

Read Issue 56 — January 2014

FICTION

Pale Skin, Gray Eyes by Gene O’Neill
Jackalope Wives by Ursula Vernon
Dispatches from the Revolution by Pat Cadigan

NONFICTION

Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief by Sigrid Ellis
Women in Pre-1947 Chinese and Indian Horror Fiction and Film by Jess Nevins
Interview with Gene O’Neill by Maggie Slater
Interview with Sigrid Ellis by Maggie Slater

PODCAST

Jackalope Wives by Ursula Vernon

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Issue 55

Read Issue 55 — December 2013

FICTION

What You’ve Been Missing by Maria Dahvana Headley
Haruspicy and Other Amatory Devices by Kat Howard
Before and After by Ken Liu
Our Daughters by Sandra McDonald
All That Fairy Tale Crap by Rachel Swirsky

NONFICTION

Editorial: Blood on Vellum by Lynne M. Thomas
Another World Waits: Towards an Anti-Oppressive SFF Daniel José Older
Interview with Maria Dahvana Headley by Maggie Slater
Words from the Publisher by Jason Sizemore

POETRY

Turning the Leaves by Amal El-Mohtar

PODCAST

What You’ve Been Missing by Maria Dahvana Headley

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Issue 54

Read Issue 54 — November 2013

FICTION

Recordings of a More Personal Nature by Bogi Takács
The Jackal’s Wedding by Vajra Chandrasekera
This is a Ghost Story by Keffy R.M. Kehrli
The Creature in Your Neighborhood by Jim C. Hines

NONFICTION

Editorial: Blood on Vellum by Lynne M. Thomas
The SF/F Community: An Essay of Thanksgiving by Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas
Interview with Jim C. Hines by Maggie Slater

POETRY

Major Arcana I: The Mage by Alexandra Seidel
Where the Ocean Falls into Itself by Rose Lemberg

PODCAST

This is a Ghost Story by Keffy R.M. Kehrli

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Issue 53

Read Issue 53 — October 2013

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

Editorial: Blood on Vellum by Lynne M. Thomas
A Hammer with an Edge: Swords in Fantasy Literature by Douglas Hulick
Interview with Kelly McCullough by Lynne M. Thomas
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

PODCAST

Becca at the End of the World by Shira Lipkin

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Issue 52

Read Issue 52 — September 2013

FICTION

Someone Like You by Margaret Ronald
Turning the Whisper by Anaea Lay
The Boy Who Loved Death by Hal Duncan
Body Language by Mary Robinette Kowal
I Can Transform You: The Carmillon by Maurice Broaddus

NONFICTION

Editorial: Blood on Vellum by Lynne M. Thomas
Fangirl Isn’t a Dirty Word by Deborah Stanish
Interview with Hal Duncan by Maggie Slater

PODCAST

Someone Like You by Margaret Ronald

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Issue 51

Read Issue 51 — August 2013

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 with Christopher Barzak by Maggie Slater
Blood from Vellum: Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Lynne M. Thomas

PODCAST

The Face of Heaven So Fine by Kat Howard

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