Posts Tagged "issue 97"

Books Worth Your Time

by on Jun 16, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Books Worth Your Time is a quarterly feature where the Apex Magazine editorial team discusses some of the good stuff they’ve read recently. We hope you find something good to read, too! A.C. WISE (Contributing Editor) Amberlough Lara Elena Donnelly Tor Books getBook.at/amberlough A slick...

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Interview with Author Mary Turzillo

by on Jun 15, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Mary Turzillo has won and been nominated for a whole suite of awards, including: the Nebula, the Rhysling, the Stoker, and the BSFA. She’s had dozens of stories and poems published, and now her latest novel, Mars Girls, is out from Apex Book Company. Apex Magazine: Mars Girls is a...

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Mars Isn’t Easy

by on Jun 14, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

In some ways, fiction about Mars is the scion of Jack London’s “To Build a Fire,” except set in a different, and much more difficult, wilderness. The Yukon of “To Build a Fire” is, surprisingly, about as cold as Mars. Mars sometimes even gets up to the temperature where water melts. But...

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Mars Girls (Novel Excerpt)

by on Jun 13, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

CHAPTER 1 FREE RIDE   Nanoannie Centime snapped awake with a galaxy-class headache. The hard surface under her was moving. Was she on a rover? No, too smooth. Her many hours in the sky made that tilting, dipping motion familiar: she was on a Marsplane. But the deck underneath vibrated...

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Welcome to Astuna

by on Jun 8, 2017 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

3,900 words A millipede wends its way across the grimy ceiling. I stretch out in the bed, let loose a satisfied yawn, and freeze. Where the fuck am I? Off-white walls peek through peeling wallpaper, a cracked mirror rests on a dresser, and the sagging bed has more stains than I care to...

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