Issue 71 — April 2015

Apex Magazine Issue 70Apex 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.

Beatification of the Second Fall” by Sean Robinson
Silver Buttons All Down His Back” by AC Wise
Crow” by Octavia Cade
Wind” by Naomi Kritzer
Slow” by Lia Swope Mitchell
“This Thing of Darkness” by Yzabel Ginsberg (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

The Multiple Lives of Juan and Pedro” by Isabel Yap
there must be a surefire way to separate the ravens from the crows” by Keith S. Wilson

Words from the Editor-in-Chief” by Jason Sizemore
Never Enough Farmers! Class and Writing Fantasy Novels” by Jennie Goloboy
Apex Author Interview with AC Wise” by Andrea Johnson
Apex Cover Artist Interview with Adrian Borda” by Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction” by Charlotte Ashley

Podcast Fiction
Download Podcast #22 (“Beatification of the Second Fall” by Sean Robinson) or listen using the player below. (27:49 in length)

Cover art by Adrian Borda.

About the Artist

Adrian Borda currently resides in Romania, and has had gallery showings in various places across Europe. Many of his pieces are also in personal collections, and he offers other pieces and prints on his websites. Find more of his wonderfully surreal pieces on his DeviantArt page at, and on his website at