Posts by lesleyconner

Apex Magazine Story of the Year 2017

by on Jan 8, 2018 in Blog | 4 comments

A new year is here and so many of us are happy to have a fresh start, but before we close the book on 2017 once and for all we need you – the Apex Magazine readers – to select your favorite story from the past year! Since 2012 we have opened up the polls and sent out the call, giving the...

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Closing to Submissions

by on Dec 15, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

With the holidays quickly approaching, we’ve decided to close to submissions temporarily. Our slush team has been kicking butt lately, getting our average response time down to less than 2 weeks, and they deserve a break! Plus, Jason Sizemore and I could use some time to catch up...

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The Sublet, Terrifyingly Familiar–A Feature and Interview with Director John Ainslie

by on Nov 27, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

The Sublet, directed by John Ainslie, is a psychological thriller starring Tianna Nori and Mark Matechuk. The film won both Best Cinematography and Best Actress at the Phoenix Festival (U.S.) Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival in 2016 and has been widely regarded around the world....

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Join the Apex Magazine slush team!

by on Oct 4, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Have you ever thought you’d like to be part of the Apex Magazine team? Do you enjoy reading short fiction? Become an Apex Magazine slush reader! *** Okay, enough with the weird commercial-style, pitch session. Here’s the thing, Apex Magazine is in need of a few dedicated readers to help...

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In the Eye of the Beholder: An Interview with Stephen Korshak

by on May 2, 2017 in Interviews | 0 comments

One of the things that I do each month at Apex Magazine is find cover art. It’s a task I picked up after stepping into the role of managing editor, and one that I that I absolutely adore. I could browse artwork for hours and still find the search fascinating. And if you find me at a con...

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