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We wanted to share that we will be featuring the work of five outstanding writers who epitomize the spirit of Apex Magazine fiction in terms of imagination, breadth, and theme. Should we fund and reach our first stretch goal, we will be brining original fiction from all five.
Gabino Iglesias is a writer, professor, editor, and book reviewer living in Austin, TX. He is the author of Coyote Songs and Zero Saints and the editor of Both Sides and Halldark Holidays. His work has been nominated to the Bram Stoker Award twice, the Locus Award, and won the Wonderland Book Award for Best Novel in 2019. His nonfiction and literary criticism have appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Boston Globe, NPR, Electric Literature, Locus, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and other print and online venues. He is a columnist for LitReactor and the book reviews editor for PANK Magazine. He teaches creative writing at SNHU’s online MFA program.You can find him on Twitter at @Gabino_Iglesias.
Jennifer Marie Brissett is an author who once owned a indie bookstore. She’s been an artist, an engineer, and sometimes poet. Her debut novel Elysiumwon the Philip K. Dick Special Citation and was shortlisted for the Tiptree and Locus Awards. Her upcoming novel Destroyer of Light will be published by Tor Books in Fall 2021. She lives in NYC with her husband and cat. Find her website at www.jennbrissett.com.
Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam’s fiction and poetry has appeared in over 90 publications such as Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, Lightspeed, and LeVar Burton Reads, as well as in six languages. By night, she has been a finalist for the Nebula Award. By day, she works as a Narrative Designer writing romance games for the mobile app Chapters. She lives in Texas with her partner and a mysterious number of cats.
Samit Basu is an Indian SFF novelist. His most recent book, Chosen Spirits, a near-future anti-dystopian Delhi novel, was shortlisted for the JCB Prize, India’s biggest lit award, and is to be published next year by Tor.com as The City Inside. He’s also known in India for the bestselling Gameworld trilogy of fantasy novels (Penguin) and the Turbulence duology of superhero novels (also published in the US/UK by Titan Books). Samit is also the co-writer/director of a Netflix film, a comics writer, columnist, short story writer and children’s writer. He’s on Twitter at @samitbasu.
Lavie Tidhar is the editor of The Best of World SF: Volume 1. He is the World Fantasy Award-winning author of Osama (2011), The Violent Century (2013), the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize-winning A Man Lies Dreaming (2014), and the Campbell Award-winning Central Station (2016), in addition to many other works and several other awards. His latest novels are the Locus Award-nominated Unholy Land (2018) and debut children’s novel Candy (2018). He works across genres, combining detective and thriller modes with poetry, science fiction and historical and autobiographical material. His work has been compared to that of Philip K. Dick by the Guardian and the Financial Times, and to Kurt Vonnegut’s by Locus.
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