Posts Tagged "issue 97"

Words for Thought — June 2017

by on Jun 30, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Welcome to another installment of Words for Thought. This month’s stories are all about families by choice, and families by blood – losing them, finding them, and trying to understand them. Cooking with Closed Mouths by Kerry Truong...

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by on Jun 27, 2017 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

[Colorado, 1877] Willie Kennard rode into the town of Duffy dangerously late, looking back over his shoulder at the height of the sun and squinting. He dropped down from the old mare he’d borrowed off Wilson Hayes and hitched her to a post. Every step shifted two days’ dust and grit off...

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Interview with Cover Artist Irina Kovalova

by on Jun 22, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

This month’s Apex Magazine cover artist is Irina Kovalova, whose beautiful piece “Melancholy” brings a personal sense to the broad nature of science fiction. Kovalova’s work with concept art and illustrations for children’s books shows her vast exploration of science fiction and fantasy....

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Black Hole Heart

by on Jun 21, 2017 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

1680 Words Translated by Alex Shvartsman. You were thirty-five when you parked your pickup truck in front of that damned diner. A single poor decision that would make you hate yourself for the rest of your life. When you think back to that moment your joints hurt, your bones ache, your...

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The Ecumenical, the Ersatz, and the Euphemistic: Three Ways to Misunderstand Identity 

by on Jun 20, 2017 in Nonfiction | 2 comments

I am a citizen of Barbados, I am a resident of the West Indies, I live in the Commonwealth. My roots are mainly West African under the British colonial mask, with a touch of influence from the region’s Indian and Chinese immigrants and some surviving Carib and Taino language, custom and...

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