Posts Tagged "nonfiction"

Interview with Robert Carter, Cover Artist

by on May 27, 2016 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

This month’s Apex Magazine cover artist is award-winning illustrator Robert Carter. Combining a strong foundation in portraiture with a unique sense of visual and conceptual ideas, Carter creates striking, vibrant, and textured pieces ranging from the realistic to the surreal. Apex...

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Words from the Editor-in-Chief

by on May 3, 2016 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Welcome to issue 84! This month we’re publishing Stephen Cox’s “1957,” a favorite of managing editor Lesley Conner. It’s a singularly entertaining “timey-wimey” tale about loss and second chances, and if you’re like Lesley, it will demand to read a second time as soon as you finish it....

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Gender Equality in Apex Magazine

by on Apr 14, 2016 in Blog, Nonfiction | 10 comments

There is a lot of discussion within the SF community about gender and women being underrepresented in publications. When I see these discussions, I typically read what can be read quickly, and nod to myself, realizing this is most definitely a problem but feeling like Jason and I do a...

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Words from the Editor-in-Chief

by on Mar 1, 2016 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Welcome to issue 82! In March, 2005, Apex published the first issue of Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest—a precursor to the digital zine you’re reading now. Since that first issue, mostly I’ve had a blast. I keep waiting for the publishing fire to die out, but it keeps burning...

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An Exploration of Racism in Heart of Darkness

by on Jan 14, 2016 in Nonfiction | 1 comment

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad tells the story (via an unnamed narrator) of sailor Charles Marlow’s time as captain of an ivory-hauling steamboat along the Congo River. The 1899 novel, rooted in Conrad’s own experiences as a merchant sailor on the Congo, vividly portrays the horrors...

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