Posts Tagged "Shira Lipkin"

Never Chose This Way

by on Jul 7, 2015 in Short Fiction | 4 comments

1600 Words Once upon a time, I thought I was a girl. Once upon a time, I lived in a castle. Well, it wasn’t really a castle. It was a fortress of sorts, though, and it had something like a moat and something like dragons, or that’s the story we told each other at night, whispered from...

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Clavis Aurea #4: Daniel José Older, Shira Lipkin, and Edward M. Erdelac

by on Apr 24, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Spring is not a good time to read horror, and Ann Radcliffe (1764 – 1823) knew it. She was an advocate of dark and stormy nights, shrouds of mist and unearthly beings; feeling obscurity was required to put the mind and “poetic spirit” in the right place to feel true terror. “Obscurity...

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Podcast #4: Becca at the End of the World by Shira Lipkin

by on Oct 1, 2013 in Blog | 2 comments

Apex Magazine is pleased to present “Becca at the End of the World” by Shira Lipkin in our fourth podcast episode. Narrated by Lynne M. Thomas and produced by Erika Ensign. Download Podcast #4 (“Becca at the End of the World” by Shira Lipkin) or listen using the...

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Becca at the End of the World

by on Oct 1, 2013 in Short Fiction | 3 comments

I nestle the video camera on its makeshift tripod, carefully centering my daughter’s image. She tucks her hair behind her ear and gives a strained smile. She is sixteen, and that hair is long and golden–kissed light brown and straight; she has the gangly grace only teenagers have, that...

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The Busker, Broke and Busted

by on May 7, 2013 in Poetry | 0 comments

By Shira Lipkin I am — I am — Oh, just ignore it, catches sometimes, just a gear in my throat. Just needs some polishing, maybe descaling, it only hurts when I’m inhaling, which mostly I don’t have to do. I was designed for precision work slim, interchangeable various parts, just not a...

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