Lesley Conner

Story and Cover of the Year 2018

In early February, we asked you - our readers - to vote for your favorite story and cover from 2018. Since then, a lot has happened, but you voted and now it is time to announce the winners! The Story of the Year for 2018 is "A Witch's Guide to Escape: A Practical...

Cover of the Year 2018

It’s that time of year! The time to choose 2018’s Cover of the Year! Each year, we let you – the readers – select your favorite Apex Magazine cover from the past 12 months. Each person can vote once! Yes, we know it is incredibly hard to pick only one, but there are...

Story of the Year 2018

It's that time of year! The time to choose 2018's Story of the Year! Each year, we let you - the readers - select your favorite Apex Magazine story from all of the original fiction published in the past 12 months. Each person can vote for up to three stories, because...

Closing to Submissions

October is here and with that comes a time of reflection and looking towards the new year. Looking at the Apex Magazine submissions, I am incredibly proud of the work our slush team has done this year. We have accepted some truly amazing stories, and we wouldn't have...

Join the Apex Magazine slush team!

Have you ever thought you’d like to be part of the Apex Magazine team? Do you enjoy reading short fiction? Become an Apex Magazine slush reader! *** Okay, enough with the weird commercial-style, pitch session. Here’s the thing, Apex Magazine is in need of a few...

Apex Magazine Cover of the Year 2017

Time got away from us and we left the Cover the Year 2017 poll open a bit longer than we initially planned to. Not a problem, since that just gave you more time to vote - and vote you did! But all good things must come to a close, and it is time to close the poll and...