Issue 40 — September 2012


Apex Magazine Issue 40 Cover ImageApex 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.

During the Pause” by Adam-Troy Castro
Sexagesimal” by Katharine E.K. Duckett
Sacrifice” by Jennifer Pelland
Sonny Liston Takes the Fall” by Elizabeth Bear

Editorial: Blood on Vellum (Issue 40)” by Lynne M. Thomas
Al Snow’s Advice for SF Writers” by Peter M. Ball
An Interview with Adam-Troy Castro” by Maggie Slater

A 2012 Hugo Award nominee for Best Semiprozine!

About the Cover Artist:
Cover art “Surface” by Julie Dillon

Julie Dillon is a freelance illustrator working in Northern California. More of her work can be seen at