Posts Tagged "issue 75"

King of the Bastards (Excerpt)

by and on Aug 4, 2015 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

[EXCERPT] THREE Misty New World ROGAN KEPT HIS EYES CLOSED, LISTENING TO THE SEAGULLS shrieking above, feeling the ruined vessel rock gently on the waves. Then he knew no more, until— “Uncle,” Javan shouted with exuberance. “We live still!” Rogan lay adhered to the hull in a dried circle...

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Interview with Cover Artist Billy Norrby

by on Aug 4, 2015 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

This month’s featured cover artist is Billy Norrby, whose piece “Rock and Claw” beautifully mixes fantasy with reality. Norrby’s work has been featured in dozens of gallery shows and publications, with many works that challenge the real and the unreal. APEX MAGAZINE: Many of your pieces...

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The Fuzzy Bunny Squad is Standing By….

by on Aug 4, 2015 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Picture this: you’re reading a novel, or a short story, or perhaps watching a movie or television show; you’re being entertained, you’re caught-up in the story, enjoying the heck out of everything, and then— —what the…?— —something so unbelievably, incredibly, and mind-numbingly STUPID...

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Training: Endurance

by on Aug 4, 2015 in Poetry | 0 comments

In humid heat, up and down a low hill along a goat track, carrying shield and sword, sweating, ran King Xau, his guard Li at his side. Another town burnt. Nothing Xau could do. Stationed along the way, his other seven guards and twenty of his cavalrymen (horseless, standing guard)....

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The Owl Child

by on Aug 4, 2015 in Poetry | 0 comments

Her dark eyes shine As skin slips off And feathers sprout like grass Familiar wings protrude for flight She dips and dives in darkness Her flesh, feet, and fingers Are claimed at first light She walks toward home With the taste of mice Still dancing on her tongue Jennifer Ruth Jackson’s...

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