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Blood on Vellum: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief

by on Dec 3, 2013 in Nonfiction | 1 comment

Welcome to Issue 55 of Apex Magazine. We’re closing out the year with a great selection of stories. In this issue, we open with “What You’ve Been Missing,” a rumination on hippocamps by Maria Dahvana Headley. Kat Howard brings us “Haruspicy and Other Amatory Divinations,” a new way of...

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The SF/F Community: An Essay

by and on Nov 5, 2013 in Nonfiction | 1 comment

There are days for us that the current fandom kerfuffle makes one want to, as in the words of Seanan McGuire, “ignite the biosphere.” It’s very easy to get frustrated and angry at the problems that crop up and want to retire from it all, almost always for very good reasons. This is not...

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Blood on Vellum: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief

by on Nov 5, 2013 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Welcome to Issue 54 of Apex Magazine. In this issue, my penultimate as Editor–in–Chief, I’m sharing some bittersweet stories and poetry along with a good laugh. Our new fiction includes “The Jackal’s Wife” by Vajra Chandrasekera, a story of transformation and betrayal. “Recordings of a...

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Interview with Kelly McCullough

by on Oct 1, 2013 in Interviews, Nonfiction | 0 comments

Kelly McCullough’s novels include the Webmage and Fallen Blade Series, and a forthcoming young adult series called School for Sidekicks. A member of the Wyrdsmiths writing group, he is known to walk Neil Gaiman’s dogs, and particularly dotes on his physics professor wife and numerous...

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Blood on Vellum: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief

by on Sep 3, 2013 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Welcome to Issue 52 of Apex Magazine. I’m really pleased to share these stunning stories with you. Anaea Lay’s “Turning the Whisper,” provides a meditation on artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, and death. Hal Duncan brings us a short, sharp, vicious tale about a school shooting in...

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