Posts Tagged "issue 59"

Interview with Cover Artist Mehrdad Isvandi

by on Apr 1, 2014 in Interviews | 1 comment

Mehrdad Isvandi came to Apex’s attention on Tumblr, where his work stands out in both attention to detail and innovative themes. We are pleased that he had the time for this interview with Loraine Sammy. APEX MAGAZINE: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself as a concept artist and...

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After Our Bodies Fail

by on Apr 1, 2014 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Humans are ridiculous and wonderful. We are incandescent spirits walking around inside clumsy, fragile meat–puppets, and we are such clever creatures that we routinely exceed the survivability limits of our bodies. Every day, many of us hurl ourselves into the world at speeds exceeding...

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Repairing the World

by on Apr 1, 2014 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

4900 Words By the time Lila and Bridger arrived, the sitting room floor was already part savannah. Yellow grass grew on dirt where hardwood had once been. The border between grass and floor hissed and threw up sparks as the savannah crept towards the davenport on one side, the longcase...

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Aristeia

by on Apr 1, 2014 in Poetry | 0 comments

Zeus with the migraine that was Athene smashed his skull open on his stepson’s maul, split free a tall spear of a girl as unbreachable as logic and beguiling as a myth while the lag–footed blacksmith glanced down at his burnt hands and faded underground again. A god who crashes once to...

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Tell Me the World is a Forest

by on Apr 1, 2014 in Poetry | 0 comments

Tell me in the forest there are mushrooms and typewriters. Tell me mushrooms taste good and typewriters never rust. Tell me how typewriters spawn like fireflies at lunar eclipse, how they settle down like ash among mushrooms and moss. Tell me you’ll show me. Tell me there’s a temple...

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