Posts Tagged "issue 74"

Interview with Carly Sorge

by on Jul 7, 2015 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

A professional illustrator from Fort Wayne, Indiana, this month’s Apex Magazine cover artist Carly Sorge creates a wide variety of digital artwork. Her pieces, many for tabletop RPG games, feature varied genres including science fiction, fantasy, and horror. APEX MAGAZINE: For your piece...

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For Exposure: The Life and Times of a Small Press Publisher (Excerpt)

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When people learn you’re the editor of a short fiction magazine, they press you for all the lurid slush pile stories. They understand that the world overflows with twisted, confused individuals and that, as an editor, you have chosen to make your living with the creative output from that...

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How the World was Made—a Super Crown

by on Jul 7, 2015 in Poetry | 0 comments

[Note from poetry editor Bianca Spriggs] Because of its uniqueness, this month’s poetry selection, “How the World Was Made—A Super Crown” by Roger Bonair-Agard, requires some context in terms of content and form. I have a soft spot for a handful of devices in literature, and this work...

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How Horror Made Me More Empathetic

by on Jul 7, 2015 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Recently, a New Republic article entitled “What It Says About You if You Enjoy Horror Movies” caused a lot of controversy and angered many horror aficionados and creators, including myself. One of the conclusions, and the one that drew the most ire, was that people who enjoy horror...

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Never Chose This Way

by on Jul 7, 2015 in Short Fiction | 4 comments

1600 Words Once upon a time, I thought I was a girl. Once upon a time, I lived in a castle. Well, it wasn’t really a castle. It was a fortress of sorts, though, and it had something like a moat and something like dragons, or that’s the story we told each other at night, whispered from...

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