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Apex Magazine Podcast needs your Patreon support!

by on Aug 24, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Each month, Apex Magazine releases a professional quality podcast that features one of the original published works from the recent issue. Lisa Shininger both produces and narrates each episode. She’s a fabulous producer and fun to work with! We’ve always provided the podcast for free to our listeners and...

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Clavis Aurea #33: Rebecca Campbell, JY Yang, Kyle E. Miller

by on Aug 24, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Body horror is in the eye of the beholder. One person’s eating disorder is another person’s wedding feast; this person’s nightmare about life-stealing parasites is that person’s pregnancy. Using the body to make a reader squirm is almost a cheap device, but managing the opposite takes a writer of...

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Why do some people like scaring themselves with horror stories?

by on Aug 22, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Why do some people like scaring themselves with horror stories? The sun sets and the alleyways become hushed. Everyone is asleep, safe and tucked underneath the comfort of their blankets. Meanwhile, a person sits alone in a dark corner, imagining what it’s like to be covered in complete darkness...

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Apex Magazine Submissions Update

by on Aug 18, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Dear Writers, When we closed to submissions in June, we’d originally planned to reopen on September 1st. That’s changed. While reading through all of the submissions that came in before we closed, we accepted several months worth of fabulous original fiction. Enough, in fact, to schedule well into the...

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Words from the Editor in Chief

by on Aug 4, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Welcome to issue 75! It is August—the dog days of summer. This is when we sit in the shade on our back porch and fan ourselves, ignoring the flies and sweat bees looking to make dinner out of you. The world moves in heat-induced lumber, and we only have...

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Clavis Aurea #32: 2015 Hugo Award edition (Novella)

by on Jul 30, 2015 in Blog | 1 comment

The deadline for Hugo voting is imminent. The last of the categories I was willing to read cover to cover, the novellas, continues in the same vein as the nominated short stories (http://www.apex-magazine.com/clavis-aurea-30-2015-hugo-awards-edition-short-fiction/) and novelettes (http://www.apex-magazine.com/clavis-aurea-31-2015-hugo-award-edition-novelette/.) The most noteworthy thing about this category is that an astonishing three of...

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