Posts Tagged "apex magazine"

Paskutinis Iliuzija (The Last Illusion)

by on Aug 24, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

Andrius Kavalauskas, the last magician of Lithuania, closed the door and rested his head against the wood as the nurse’s footsteps faded away. He smelled cabbage and pork cooking from the apartment across the hallway and knew that in a few hours he would find a plate of food sitting by...

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This Earth

by on Aug 22, 2016 in Poetry | 0 comments

Birch bark catches the sinking autumn light,the milky skin Of some imaginary virgin: mites, commensals, worms Swimming in papery husks and plated devils in tenements, Other trees burgeoning in the surgical angle of the street, In the swimming masses of her hair: this is her beauty. I...

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Interview with Cover Artist Marcela Bolívar

by on Aug 18, 2016 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

This month’s Apex Magazine cover artist is Marcela Bolívar, and she’s provided us with an astonishing piece called, “Ipocondrie.” Bolívar likes to stage imaginary situations through mythological figures and constructed personal symbols. In her work, artificial objects and a detailed...

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Stay Crazy (Excerpt)

by on Aug 16, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

Back Cover Copy: After a breakdown at college landed Emmeline Kalberg in a mental hospital, she’s struggling to get her life on track. She’s back in her hometown and everyone knows she’s crazy, but the twelve pills she takes every day keep her anxiety and paranoia in check. So when a...

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I Remember Your Face

by on Aug 15, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

7,000 Words She scrabbled in the dirt, sifting through dust piles, raising turrets and smashing castles. Her hands were coated with grime, the mud dark in the lines of her palms. Pushing her skirt up around her thighs, she examined her socks, gray with grit. She crouched down closer to...

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