Posts Tagged "issue 85"

The Kraken Sea (Excerpt)

by on Jun 27, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

Back Cover Copy: Fifteen-year-old Jackson is different from the other children at the foundling hospital. Scales sometimes cover his arms. Tentacles coil just below his skin. Despite this Jackson tries to fit in with the other children. He tries to be normal for Sister Jerome Grace and...

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By Payette Lake

by on Jun 24, 2016 in Poetry | 1 comment

I stood on the shore of the lake and became a tree, Gave up my heart for heartwood, Gave up my nerves for needles, Thrust my tangled veins into the wet sand, And wove them into roots for a strong, tall tree Like the ponderosas looming around me, I abandoned thoughts and hurts, Felt the...

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Interview with Cover Artist Joe Badon

by on Jun 22, 2016 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

This month’s Apex Magazine cover artist is Joe Badon, a freelance comic book artist from Slidell, Louisiana. His cover piece evokes a sense of mystery and a unique vision of reworking older works into new and interesting pieces. APEX MAGAZINE: Your cover piece for this month’s Apex...

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Memorials

by on Jun 20, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

9,100 words Cam finds Pham Thi Thanh Ha in her house, as she expected. By now, she doesn’t question the aunts’ knowledge or how they came by it. She does what she’s told to, an obedient daughter beholden to her elders, never raising a fuss or complaining — the shining example of filial...

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Ghost Plague

by on Jun 17, 2016 in Poetry | 0 comments

Passed the cemetery last night Thought I read my name Looked again at the stone It didn’t read the same Ghosts been plaguin’ my dreams Long as I can remember They’re tryin’ to talk to me But I can’t understand what they say Saw my great aunt Alma Wearin’ a white death’s shroud So many...

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