Issue 100 — September 2017

Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month.

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Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore

The Man in the Crimson Coat — Andrea Tang
Tumbledown — Kameron Hurley
Bad Penny — Carrie Laben
The Lightning Bird — Kristi DeMeester
While the Black Stars Burn — Lucy A. Snyder

100th Issue Introspective — Jason Sizemore and et al.
In Space, Can Anyone Hear Your Philosophy?: A Look at Alien and Philosophy with Editor/Contributor Jeffrey Ewing — M.B. Sutherland
Words for Thought: Short Fiction Review — A.C. Wise (9/29)

Interview with Author Kameron Hurley — Andrea Johnson
Interview with Cover Artist Carolina Rodriguez Fuenmayor — Russell Dickerson

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Cover art by Carolina Rodriguez Fuenmayor.

About the Artist

Carolina Rodriguez Fuenmayor is a visual artist from Bogotá, Colombia. Her work is focused on the illustration field using drawing as the main resource to develop her projects. Currently, she’s part of a traditional graphic arts collective and studio known as “Taller Trez” and also works as a freelancer in the editorial world.

With her work she represents the matters of life that surprise her most, her biggest desires, and things she cannot easily say. She is trying to understand what she is and what surrounds her so that she can explain to another person what she considers important in the universe in which we live. Her obsessions, emotions, and frustrations have become the engine to find new tools and processes to communicate her inner self.

On this path she has explored various techniques and methods, initially in the world of drawing and later with digital painting. She’s trying to live a process where the artist’s life and its expressions and conceptions are transformed into narrative tools with limitless resources, hopefully instigating research and innovation.

Apex Magazine Issue 101 Preview

Next month we have October appropriate art by Ruben Castro that we’re certain you’ll enjoy! We also have a stellar lineup of original fiction by Lavie Tidhar, Dennis Danvers, and Annie Neugebauer. Kate Ingram, a high school sophomore and winner of an Apex Magazine short fiction contest held at her high school, gets to entertain our readers with a weird and twisted noir tale of cannibalism. Yum!