Issue 103—December 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.


Words from the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore

Behind Her, Trailing Like Butterfly Wings by Daniela Tomova
The Edge of Things by Katherine E. K. Duckett
Cemetery Man by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Between the Lines with Laura Zats and Erik Hane
Page Advice with Mallory O’Meara and Brea Grant
Words for Thought by A.C. Wise

Interview with Author Daniela Tomova by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Cover Artist Clarissa Ferguson by Russel Dickerson

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About the Artist

Clarissa Ferguson is currently a student attending SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) pursuing a bachelor’s degree in graphic design. She enjoys all forms of art, whether it is illustration or graphic design. Find her online at

 Apex Magazine Issue 104 Preview

Next month is our annual January double issue. It’s overflowing with fiction: Delilah S. Dawson (writing as Lila Bowen), Nisi Shawl, Benjamin Kingsley, Nick Mamatas, Armando Saldaña, Chi Hui, Cassandra Khaw, and Ursula Vernon.