Issue 72 — May 2015


Apex Magazine Issue 72Apex 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
Remembery Day” by Sarah Pinsker
Wildcat (from The Secret Diary of Donna Hooks)” by David Bowles
A Sister’s Weight in Stone” JY Yang
“Toot Sweet Matricia” by Suzette Mayr (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

Poetry
He Dreams of Salt and Sea” by S.G. Larner
If I Only Had A…” by Kelly Dalton
Sidereal” by A.E. Ash
The Automaton to Her Engineer” by Alexandra Seidel

Excerpts
The Buried Life by Carrie Patel (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

Nonfiction
Words from the Editor-in-Chief” by Jason Sizemore
Eye-Based Paternity Testing and Other Human Genetics Myths” by Dan Koboldt
Apex Author Interview with Sarah Pinsker” by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Beth Spencer” by Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction” by Charlotte Ashley

Podcast Fiction
Download Podcast #23 (“A Sister’s Weight in Stone” by JY Yang) or listen using the player below. (28:12 in length)

Cover art by Beth Spencer.

About the Artist

image024Beth Spencer discovered Photoshop in late 2006. Since then, she has been creating art she’s dubbed “extreme manipulation,” wherein she uses a combination of photomanipulation and digital painting to get the final product. Beth is a self-taught artist, who has been honored with six Daily Deviations from the 20 million-strong Deviant Art and several of her works and interviews have been published by the Adobe-related magazines, Layers, as well as Advanced Photoshop, Somerset Digital Studio, and Somerset Digital Inspiration. She is available for commissions and her prints are available for purchase here.

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