Issue 119, April 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

Professor Strong and the Brass Boys
 by Amal Singh
All Votes Will Be Counted (We Promise)
 by Paul Crenshaw
 by Veronica Brush
A Fool’s Baneful Gallantry by Derek Lubangakene

The Pros and Cons of Stage Directions by Alethea Kontis

Interview with Author Amal Singh by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Cover Artist Marcela Bolívar by Russell Dickerson

Podcast Fiction

Narrated by Dave Robison

About the Artist
Marcela Bolívar is from Curitiba, Brazil. She is a digital artist specialized in photomontage techniques. All her compositions are based in photographs that undergo a complex process of transformation, assemblage and detailing, bringing them closer to a pictorial expression. Her clients include Random House US, Harlequin UK, PS Publishing UK, Centipede Press, Envato Ltd, Editorial Planeta, Wacom Americas.

Apex Magazine Issue 120 Preview

Next month we have a special Afrofuturism issue guest edited by Maurice Broaddus. Maurice brings us original fiction by Tobias Buckell, Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes. Troy Wiggins discusses Afrofuturism in his essay. The issue reprint comes from Wole Talabi. Cover art is by the wonderful Godwin Akpan.