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Words for Thought–October 2016

by on Sep 27, 2016 in Blog, Nonfiction | 0 comments

As we enter the Halloween season, it seemed appropriate for this month’s Words for Thought to look at stories about life beyond death. None are typical ghost stories, but they all deal with what comes next and what it means to be alive. They are quiet stories, threaded with rage...

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Amy H. Sturgis to guest edit an issue of Apex Magazine showcasing Native American/First Nations authors

by on Sep 21, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Amy H. Sturgis will be guest editing an issue of Apex Magazine in 2017. Appearing in August of next year, this issue will feature Native American and First Nations authors. Amy is not planning to hold an open submissions period for her issue, choosing...

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Maurice Broaddus to guest edit an issue of Apex Magazine

by on Sep 15, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

We are thrilled to announce that Maurice Broaddus will be guest editing an issue of Apex Magazine in 2017. Maurice and Apex have a long standing working relationship. He co-edited both Dark Faith and Dark Faith: Invocations with Jerry Gordon, co-wrote Orgy of Souls with Wrath James...

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A Statement on Diversity and Fireside Magazine’s #BlackSpecFic Report

by on Sep 9, 2016 in Blog | 2 comments

On July 26th, Fireside Magazine released a study highlighting the dearth of black authors in 63 genre short fiction publications. The results exposed a difficult truth: black writers are significantly underrepresented in our industry’s publications. Specifically, Apex Magazine has...

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Submissions Closing Temporarily Beginning September 5th

by on Sep 1, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Apex Magazine will be closing to all submissions starting at 12:01am on Monday, September 5th. At this time, we do not have a timetable for reopening. We have about 9 months of inventory along with over 500 outstanding submissions to read. Our response time has been on the rise, so...

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Words for Thought–September 2016

by on Aug 30, 2016 in Blog, Nonfiction | 0 comments

Welcome to September’s Words for Thought. The themes echoing through this month’s stories are water, transformation, and family — particularly the relationship between mothers and daughters. The Night Bazar for Women Becoming Reptiles by Rachael K. Jones in Issue #203 of...

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