Posts Tagged "issue 77"

Interview with Cover Artist Joshua Hutchinson

by on Oct 28, 2015 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

This month’s beautiful Apex Magazine cover is by Joshua Hutchinson. Hutchinson, a concept artist and illustrator currently working at Atomhawk Design Ltd., produces artwork for video games and pursues his wonderful, world-building artwork in his spare time. APEX MAGAZINE: “Boy and Bot...

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Hello, Wild Things, and Good Luck

by on Oct 28, 2015 in Poetry | 1 comment

Yesterday my best friend said, Everything sucks, so she curled in on herself, long limbs, pierced septum, black hair, pierced navel, tiger tattoos, contoured makeup all melting and grinding together until the woman I knew was gone and in her place— a crab. I looked at my crab friend and...

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Me and Jasper, Down By the Meth Shack

by on Oct 27, 2015 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

6,000 Words Me and Jasper was down by Pookie Dotson’s meth shack, waitin’ for Pookie to show up with his special bag of Halloween goodies. He was an hour late, but we didn’t think much about it, ’cause when it came to Pook, bein’ an hour late was awful damn close to punctuality. Anyhow,...

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by on Oct 22, 2015 in Poetry | 1 comment

Despair is suffering without meaning. —Viktor Frankl As the man slit the bull open, black blood sputtered from its mouth. He raises hide, peers within, and removes stomach and heart. He laughs and hauls a naked woman out from the barn, her wrists and ankles bound with duct tape. She is...

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Interview with author D.K. Thompson

by on Oct 21, 2015 in Interviews, Nonfiction | 0 comments

If you’ve listened to the podcast PodCastle, you know D.K. Thompson’s voice. For five years, D.K. (Dave) Thompson hosted and co-edited the show with Anna Schwind, where they produced and presented short fiction from luminaries of the fantasy genre such as Gene Wolfe, N.K. Jemisin,...

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