Posts Tagged "issue 46"

The Fairy Library

by on Mar 5, 2013 in Short Fiction | 4 comments

by Tim Pratt   Once upon a time there was a woman who fell in love with a book – No, no. I won’t begin that way. Just because this is a story with fairies in it doesn’t make it a fairy tale.   Emily Yuan, anesthetized by the day’s events, drifted into her...

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If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love

by on Mar 5, 2013 in Short Fiction | 101 comments

1,000 Words Nebula Award Winner Hugo Award nominee Listen to the podcast of “If You Were A Dinosaur, My Love”   If you were a dinosaur, my love, then you would be a T-Rex. You’d be a small one, only five feet, ten inches, the same height as human-you. You’d be...

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Mermaid’s Hook

by on Mar 5, 2013 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

by Liz Argall She caught treasures from the ship with her sisters; dangerous, exotic objects that plummeted through the water. Metal not yet rusted; fractured glass and timbers not yet smoothed by the sea; woven filaments as delicate as jellyfish, and as treacherous. Curiosities from the...

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Death Comes Sideways to the Mall

by on Mar 5, 2013 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

by William Alexander   “If you drink a tea brewed from the plastic shavings of his credit cards, then his fortunes will fall and yours will rise—but beware the price.” Zoe leaned forward and lowered her voice. “There is always a price. In this case, the...

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Blood on Vellum: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief

by on Mar 5, 2013 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Welcome to issue 46 of Apex Magazine! We have some stellar fiction for you this month. This issue features “Death Comes Sideways to the Mall,” a piece by Will Alexander about a really bad shopping day. Liz Argall’s “Mermaid’s Hook” is a tale of longing at the seaside.  Rachel Swirsky’s...

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