Issue 117—February 2019

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

The Crafter at the Web’s Heart by Izzy Wasserstein
Necessary and Sufficient Conditions by Wole Talabi
Hole in the World (Excerpt) by Brian Keene
Cold Iron Comfort by Hayley Stone

The Anatomy of a Transracial Child by Woody Dismukes
Words for Thought by A.C. Wise

Interview with Author Izzy Wasserstein by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Cover Artist Julia Griffin by Russell Dickerson

Podcast Fiction

Narrated by Charity Rodriguez.

About the Artist
Julia Griffin got her BFA in illustration from the School of Visual Arts and lives and works in NYC. She specializes in mythology, fairytales, and meticulously rendering things in colored pencil. Most recently she self-published a retelling of The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen.


Apex Magazine Issue 118 Preview

Join us next month as we will have original fiction by Russell Nichols, Elana Gomel, and Ben Serna-Grey. Regina Bradley provides our reprint. Andrea Johnson interviews Elana Gomel about her story “The Prison-house of Language” and Russell Dickerson will discuss art and inspiration with our cover artist Aaron Jasinski.

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