Posts Tagged "issue 92"

The Galatea

by on Jan 27, 2017 in Poetry | 0 comments

You invented me, my maker— built me out of clockworks and gears, the Eve of my kind, the first metal foot on the Earth. A marvel, a myth come to life. I reread your manuals, your notes, graph paper brittle between bronze fingertips. They make sense to me; their logic sings through my...

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Interview with Cover Artist Aaron Nakahara

by on Jan 25, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

This month’s Apex Magazine cover artist is Aaron Nakahara, an artist working within fantasy, horror, and science fiction. With wonderful textures and brilliant work with light, Nakahara makes the fantastic seem real. APEX MAGAZINE: Your cover art for this month’s Apex Magazine, “Painted...

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Wormhole

by on Jan 23, 2017 in Poetry | 0 comments

I’ve almost lapped the light, nearly rounded the corner from one day to the next. Edges are always difficult: lines between here, there; then, now; together, alone. In the empty gap, whiteout fog forms. It doesn’t creep. It doesn’t bother me to be far out of touch. Devices meant...

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Masked

by on Jan 23, 2017 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

3,000 words It’s been a whole month since anyone’s seen Vera, and the circumstances of us finally seeing her this weekend are going to be ultra grody-odd, so I deliberate forever doing my Face. In the end I decide to go subtle: an airbrushed conglom of three of my most flattering private...

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The Quiltmaker

by on Jan 19, 2017 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

20,000 words prologue: the pattern You never imagined you’d be in a place like this again. Mothers. Fathers. Schoolteachers. Children. All about you, children. To a tiny part of you, this setting is familiar. These hard chairs built a little too small, with their desk flaps scarred by...

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