Issue 50 — July 2013

Apex Magazine Issue 50Apex 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.

To Die for Moonlight by Sarah Monette
Abomination Rises on Filthy Wings by Rachel Swirsky
The Constable of Abal by Kelly Link

A Great Clerk of Necromancy by Catherynne M. Valente

Blood on Vellum: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief by Lynne M. Thomas
Role for Damage by Sarah Kuhn
Interview with Sarah Monette by Maggie Slater
Interview with Kelly Link by Maggie Slater
Words from the Publisher by Jason Sizemore

Podcast Fiction
Download Podcast #1 (“If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love” by Rachel Swirsky) or listen using the player below. (7:45 seconds in length)

A 2013 Hugo Award nominee for Best Semiprozine!

Cover art Transient Relic by Aunia Kahn.

About the Artist

Aunia Kahn is a self–taught figurative artist, photographer, author, and curator. She combines many disciplines and invariably designs, builds, and executes characters, non–existent places, dreams, illusions, fears and fables into creation, which meld elements of classical and contemporary art. Aunia’s work has constantly evolved; earlier works dealt more with her past, while her more recent creations delve into present emotional conflicts and inspirations.

Her work has garnered several awards, while her national and international exhibitions and residencies range from Santa Fe, Berlin, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Ireland, Canada, UK, New York, Los Angeles and scores in between. Aunia has curated numerous exhibitions across the country, as well as lectures at colleges and universities.

She is also the creator of the Silver Era Tarot deck, Inspirations for Survivors deck, Lowbrow Tarot Project, the forthcoming Tarot Under Oath project the author of Obvious Remote Chaos, and Minding the Sea: Inviting the Muses Over for Tea. She currently resides in Illinois with her four German Shepherds and black cat in her secret closet.