Posts Tagged "issue 71"

Interview with Cover Artist Adrian Borda

by on Apr 7, 2015 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

This month’s Apex Magazine cover artist is Adrian Borda, whose surreal and imaginative works offer a fascinating look at life. His work often explores heavy emotions through inanimate objects, giving life to the otherwise lifeless. APEX MAGAZINE: Many of your pieces, including this...

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there must be a surefire way to separate the ravens from the crows

by on Apr 7, 2015 in Poetry | 2 comments

“at least” is the phrase apologists use to characterize icharus icharus, so white his teeth, icharus, so straight his gait, his cell phone coverage, great, at least they say at least the sea, at least the chariot wheel, as if those poor teeth were even covered there in ancient greece,...

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The Multiple Lives of Juan and Pedro

by on Apr 7, 2015 in Poetry | 0 comments

two children asleep in each others’ arms by the gutter, wreathed in tetrapaks and plastic bottles in the wake of the flood their bodies the color of mud coated in mud one’s face buried in the other’s neck one’s arm snaked beneath the other’s sando their lips the color of cigarette ash...

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Never Enough Farmers! Class and Writing Fantasy Novels

by on Apr 7, 2015 in Nonfiction | 6 comments

It always starts in a bar. The barmaid (always buxom) has been serving beer since the church bells rang, precisely at five. Inside, the minstrel has been playing his lute, and the blacksmith drinking one stein after another. The door opens—in enters the mysterious, cloaked thief they’ve...

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Slow

by on Apr 7, 2015 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

(4800 Words) From her mouth exhales some warm magic that sweeps the marble dust away, and this is the first thing he sees, though he does not quite understand that he sees: her lips with their red stain worn away, paled in a utility light’s blaze. Below her chin a dust mask snares her...

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