Issue 39 — August 2012

$2.99

Apex Magazine Issue 39 CoverApex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month.

Fiction
Armless Maidens of the American West” by Genevieve Valentine
Murdered Sleep” by Kat Howard
Waiting for Beauty” by Marie Brennan
Undercity” by Nir Yaniv

Nonfiction
Editorial: Blood on Vellum (Issue 39)” by Lynne M. Thomas
Mighty Axes and Beer-Soaked Beards: The Portrayal of Dwarves in Fantasy” by Jim C. Hines
An Interview with Genevieve Valentine” by Maggie Slater

A 2012 Hugo Award nominee for Best Semiprozine!

About the Cover Artist:
Cover art “Theatre of Deception” by Ekaterina Zagustina

Ekaterina Zagustina (aka KatjaFaith) is a Russian illustrator and photographer. The base of most of her works is a photograph, digitally manipulated and/or mixed with digital painting. Among her publications are several book covers for Apex Publications, Viaje a Bizancio Ediciones, cover art for The Sorrow King by Andersen Prunty, as well as other book illustrations and CD-covers (USA, Canada, Spain, Russia). Ekaterina is a Gold Medal holder in the sub-categories of Trierenberg Super Circuit and Special Themes Circuit 2012 (for Nutcracker). Examples of her work can be found at http://katjafaith.carbonmade.com/.