Posts Tagged "issue 89"


by on Oct 10, 2016 in Short Fiction | 6 comments

5,200 Words The Night Watch was scheduled for 10 that evening, but Jay started his patrol at sundown. With a newly sharpened gulok resting on his shoulder, he ambled down the scabrous road that wound throughout the settlement, ducking clotheslines, skirting refuse and threading the...

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American Dreams

by on Oct 7, 2016 in Poetry | 0 comments

Maybe some memories run deeper than blood they hide within the marrow etch history on blooming brains. Formed in the womb, they are our ancestors’ whispers in fetal ears. The Gold Mountain and silver streets are just child’s things, dragon’s tails – perhaps real but always out of...

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Interview with Author Kristi DeMeester

by on Oct 5, 2016 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

If you could undo what you’ve become, undo what you’ve lost, undo what your life has become, is any price too high? Especially if someone else pays it with you? In this haunting and metaphoric tale of isolation and pain, Madeline has no idea the price Bennie pays for her...

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Damnatio Ad Beastias

by on Oct 4, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

7,000 Words The blue pills came first. Robin’s egg blue and smelling faintly chemical when Madeline opened the bottle. Then yellow, and a green the color of scum that grew on the pond her landlord called a “water feature.” Finally, a striated capsule all violet and cream. Madeline had...

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Words from the Editor-in-Chief

by on Oct 4, 2016 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Welcome to issue 89 of Apex Magazine. It is October, a favorite month for many of our readers: changing seasons, falling leaves, the potential of supernatural evil on October 31st, and most importantly the return of PUMPKIN SPICE LATTE! After you spend your money subscribing to Apex...

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