Issue 59 — April 2014

Apex Magazine Issue 59Apex 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
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 Michele 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
Apex Author Interview with Ferrett Steinmetz” by Maggie Slater
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Mehrdad Isvandi” by Loraine Sammy

Podcast Fiction
Download Podcast #10 (“Repairing the World” by John Chu) or listen using the player below. (32:49 in length)

A 2013 Hugo Award nominee for Best Semiprozine!

Cover art by Mehrdad Isvandi.

About the Artist
Mehrdad Isvandi was born in Iran. He has pursued a career in the visual arts since childhood. His career in animation began in 2004, beginning as an animator and later expanding to include backgrounds and conceptual art. He now lives in San Francisco, working on video games and animated features.