Issue 69 — February 2015

Apex Magazine Issue 69Apex 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.

Requiem, for Solo Cello” by Damien Angelica Walters
Heirloom Pieces” by Lisa L. Hannett
Foreknowledge” by Mary E. Lowd
Inhale” by Rhoads Brazos
The Best Little Cleaning Robot in All of Faerie” by Susan Jane Bigelow
A Revolution of One” by Brian Keene
“The Topaz Marquise” by Fran Wilde (eBook/subscriber exclusive)
“The Lost Level — Novel Excerpt (2 Chapters)” by Brian Keene (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

Werewolf’s Aubade” by Leslie J. Anderson
Second Mouth” by John Philip Johnson & Salvatore B. Lombard
what we eat when” by Michelle Muenzler

Words from the Editor-in-Chief” by Jason Sizemore
Supposedly True (but Probably Not, and That’s OK) Weird Tales” by Ed Grabianowski
Apex Author Interview with Brian Keene” by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Loika” by Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction” by Charlotte Ashley

Podcast Fiction
Download Podcast #20 (“Requiem for Solo Cello” by Damien Angelica Walter) or listen using the player below. (10:00 in length)

A 2014 Hugo Award nominee for Best Semiprozine!

Cover art by Loika.

About the Artist

LOIKA is a Shanghai–born illustrator currently based in Sydney who enjoys rainy days and quiet hours. She is otherwise known as Yan Qin Weng. She graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a B. Design in Visual Communication and First Class Honours in 2013. A self–published book of her artwork called Still Turns is available now. To see more of her beautiful artwork, go to her website at