Issue 95 — April 2017

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.

This month we welcome guest editor Maurice Broaddus.

Not Here to Check Boxes by Maurice Broaddus

Cut, Cut, Cut by Walter Mosley (Short Story)
Aunt Dissy’s Policy Dream Book by Sheree Renée Thomas (Novelette)
Say, She Toy by Chesya Burke (Short Story)
The Selkie Wives by Kendra Fortmeyer (Short Story)

Interview with Author Sheree Renée Thomas by Andrea Johnson
Time to Get Serious About Diversity and Inclusion by Tanya C. DePass
Interview with Cover Artist Angelique Shelley by Russell Dickerson

VOX by LH Moore
Things That Earth No Longer Bears by Linda D. Addison

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Cover art by Angelique Shelley.

About the Artist

Angelique Shelley is a Concept Artist and Illustrator currently living in London. Though originally interested in Fine Art, Angelique decided to pursue Visual Effects and Concept Art at Staffordshire University instead, graduating with a keen desire to work in the film or games industry. At the moment, she’s working as a freelance artist with clients from around the world.

Creativity through art has always been an incredible driving force in Angelique’s life and has an effect on almost everything she does. Having spent most of her childhood in South Africa, she’s found that its culture has influenced much of her artwork and she enjoys applying it to her work in unexpected ways. You can see more of her artwork in her online gallery at DeviantArt or on her website at

Apex Magazine Issue 96 Preview

Next month in Apex Magazine we have original fiction by E. Catherine Tobler and Evan Dicken. Our reprint will be by Karen Lord. Also, peek inside Steve Rasnic Tem and Melanie Tem’s book Yours to Tell: Dialogues on the Art & Practice of Writing with an exclusive excerpt. Andrea Johnson talks with Evan Dicken in our author interview, and Marcela Bolivar sits down with Russell Dickerson to discuss her second Apex Magazine cover. Finally, we present a special interview with bestselling author Robert J. Sawyer.