Posts Tagged "issue 63"

A User Guide to the Application of Gem–Flowers

by on Aug 4, 2014 in Poetry | 0 comments

You will need the riper gem–flowers, those that grow on cliff faces around this time of the year; they attach to flesh easier. You can moisten them with your tongue; this does not start the bonding process. You need to break the skin before application — we recommend an obsidian knife....

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Interview with Cyril Rolando

by on Aug 4, 2014 in Interviews | 0 comments

APEX MAGAZINE: Cyril Rolando is a digital artist located in southern France. Although illustration is not his main profession, Cyril’s artistic renderings can easily capture the imagination of any viewer. Completely self–taught, Cyril’s focus is on painting for oneself — based on...

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The Testosterone Injection That Could Ruin Orphan Black…And how to make sure it doesn’t

by on Aug 4, 2014 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Game of Thrones? Forget that… if you want to watch a sci–fi/fantasy show with unquestionable feminist bona fides, look no further than BBC America’s Orphan Black. Here’s a quick spoilerish primer of the show, in case you haven’t been watching (why haven’t you been watching?!?): The...

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Sister of Mercy

by on Aug 4, 2014 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

3300 Words Morning, and the frost was thick on ferns already yellow with the changing season. The sun broke from the horizon, thin light stirring the dying insects to crawl for one more day. I pushed the scratchy woolen blankets off my body and stood, shivering, from the bed I made in...

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Ten Days’ Grace

by on Aug 4, 2014 in Short Fiction | 12 comments

3550 Words Julia Kettan first knew her husband was dead when she looked out the window and saw a car emblazoned with the crest of the Bureau of Family Affairs pull up in the driveway. Her legs went weak, though whether from relief or fear she couldn’t tell. Robert hadn’t come home the...

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