Posts Tagged "issue 99"

Words for Thoughts — August 2017

by on Aug 29, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Welcome to August’s Words for Thought. This month’s stories are all about assumptions, perceptions, and characters who are more than they seem beneath the surface of their skin. The Ache of Home by Maurice Broaddus from the July/August issue of Uncanny introduces us to...

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The Trip

by on Aug 22, 2017 in Short Fiction | 5 comments

5,200 words According to time dilation, Corie was thirty-two years old. Her best friend in the universe, Amy? She was dying. The cancer resisted the chemo drugs and, despite stasis, spread like black oil in all the holoimages of Amy’s organs. Stage four. At least there was no pain. The...

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Interview with Cover Artist Dana Tiger

by on Aug 17, 2017 in Interviews, Nonfiction | 1 comment

This month’s Apex Magazine cover artist is Dana Tiger, a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and known for her watercolor, gouache, and acrylic paintings. Her work has been featured in galleries, universities, and Oklahoma state buildings, and the smooth lines of her piece “The Fire”...

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Skinny Charlie’s Orbiting Teepee

by on Aug 15, 2017 in Short Fiction | 4 comments

4,500 Words “My order said plank house,” Skinny Charlie told the clerk. “Teepee isn’t the same as plank house.” The images on the glowing sign faded before resetting. The spinning letters dropped down again: Skinny Charlie’s Orbiting Teepee. “Won’t make any difference to the tourists,”...

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Indigenous Wonderworks and the Settler-Colonial Imaginary

by on Aug 10, 2017 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Adapted from a longer discussion in Why Indigenous Literatures Matter, forthcoming in 2017 from Wilfrid Laurier University Press. Indigenous and other minoritized writers have often had to take on the task of challenging stereotypes and misrepresentations, to offer our stories as...

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