Posts Tagged "issue 37"

Winter Scheming

by on Jun 5, 2012 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

On her way out of the coffee shop, Harvey flashed a last flirtatious grin at the blonde barista behind the counter. The girl lifted her hand in a wave, smiling, before the door shut between them. A surge of warmth rolled down to Harvey’s toes. Being out of her apartment made such a...

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In the Dark

by on Jun 5, 2012 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

By Ian Nichols Oh. Listen to the music. Men winding their way home, tired as a birth, tired as a death. The slow death in the mines. Half-broken from cramped agony chopping coal with blunt tools. In the dusk, a choir to sing their way home to sad streets and towns. From the pithead to...

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Blocked

by on Jun 5, 2012 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

By Geoff Ryman I dreamed this in Sihanoukville, a town of new casinos, narrow beaches, hot bushes with flowers that look like daffodils, and even now, after nine years of peace, stark ruined walls with gates that go nowhere. In the dream, I get myself a wife. She’s beautiful, blonde,...

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Girl Meets House: Kitchen Sinks, Joanna Russ and the Female Gothic

by on Jun 5, 2012 in Nonfiction | 2 comments

By Tansy Rayner Roberts It’s not just me, right?  The Gothic novel is ripe for a comeback.  This particular sub-genre has been creeping into my subconscious for some time, and not just because I accidentally went to a lecture the other month on the Female Gothic in Film, which quoted...

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An Interview with Geoff Ryman

by on Jun 5, 2012 in Interviews | 0 comments

APEX MAGAZINE: You’ve written both SF/Fantasy and literary fiction. Did you begin with one and stretch out into the other? Or have you always written a broad variety of genres/styles? GEOFF RYMAN: I wasn’t differentiating at the time. I started reading fantasy as a child, then SF...

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