Issue 62 — July 2014

Apex Magazine Issue 62Apex 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.

Fiction
The Food in the Basement” by Laura Davy
Blessed are the Hungry” by Victor Fernando R. Ocampo
Insurrection in Silk” by Gillian Conahan
Courtship in the Country of Machine-Gods” by Benjanun Sriduangkaew
“Willow Pattern” by Jon Singer (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
“The Keys to the Realms: Book II of the Dream Stewards — Excerpt” by Roberta Trahan (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
“The Enceladus Crisis: Book II of the Deadalus Series — Excerpt” by Michael J. Martinez (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

Poetry
Sentience is watching a sunset” by Melanie Rees
The First Stone” by Anne Carly Abad
Baba Yaga Tries to Donate Money” by Rose Lemberg
Cairn by Dark by Cairn” by Neile Graham

Nonfiction
Resolute: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief” by Sigrid Ellis
We Are Comics: A Visual Message for a Visual Medium” by Rachel Edidin
Apex Author Interview with Victor Fernando R. Ocampo” by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Ashley Mackenzie” by Loraine Sammy
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction” by Charlotte Ashley

Podcast Fiction
Download Podcast #13 (“The Food in the Basement” by Laura Davy) or listen using the player below. (16:58 in length)

A 2014 Hugo Award nominee for Best Semiprozine!

Cover art by Ashley Mackenzie.

About the Artist
Ashley Mackenzie is an artist and illustrator based in Toronto, Ontario. Some of her clients include The New York Times, Scientific American, and Tor. Though she loves the challenge of creating complex conceptual illustrations and finding new ways to navigate ideas visually she also enjoys making concept art and decorative illustration. When not drawing she can be found reading, playing videogames, or thinking about her next project.