Issue 60 — May 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
Paperclips and Memories and Things That Won’t Be Missed” by Caroline M. Yoachim
Falling Leaves” by Liz Argall
Not Smart, Not Clever” by E. Saxey
“Microbe” by Joan Slonczewski (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
“Afterparty — Excerpt” by Daryl Gregory (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

Poetry
Likeness” by Judith Chalmer
Crashdown” by Emma Osborne
she’s alive, alive” by Gwynne Garfinkle
Graveyard Rose” by Seanan McGuire

Nonfiction
Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief” by Sigrid Ellis
Finding the Next Lost: What Is an ‘Operational Theme’ and Why Don’t I Have One?” by Javier Grillo-Marxuach
Apex Author Interview with Caroline M. Yoachim” by Maggie Slater
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Anneliese Jurgensen” by Loraine Sammy

Podcast Fiction
Download Podcast #11 (“Not Smart, Not Clever” by E. Saxey) or listen using the player below. (32:50 in length)

A 2014 Hugo Award nominee for Best Semiprozine!

Cover art by Anneliese Jeurgensen.

About the Artist
Anneliese Juergensen is an illustrator who graduated with a B.A. in Studio Art from Muhlenberg College, and earned a Post–Baccalaureate in Illustration at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She was a finalist in 2012 for the State of Connecticut’s Tassy Walden Award in the Children’s Book Illustration Portfolio category. She is currently working on writing and illustrating a picture book. She loves drawing pictures of animals (especially sea life and magical creatures!), exploring museums and bookstores, and bad puns. You can see more of her artwork at AnnelieseJuergensen.com.