Lesley Conner

Lesley Conner is a writer and managing editor for Apex Magazine. She spends her days pestering book reviewers, proofreading, wrangling slush, doling out contracts, and chatting about books, writing, and anything else that crosses her mind on the @ApexBookCompany Twitter account. Most of her nights are spent with a good book and a glass of wine. Her alternative history horror novel, The Weight of Chains, was published by Sinister Grin Press. To discover all her secrets follow her on Twitter at @LesleyConner.

Apex Magazine Cover of the Year 2017

Here at Apex Magazine we believe cover art is important. It introduces each issue of the magazine, and creates an impression on readers before they even see the table of contents. Amazing artwork allows Apex to look its best, and we adore the artists we have had the...

Apex Magazine Story of the Year 2017

A new year is here and so many of us are happy to have a fresh start, but before we close the book on 2017 once and for all we need you – the Apex Magazine readers – to select your favorite story from the past year! Since 2012 we have opened up the polls and sent out...

Apex Magazine Cover of the Year 2016

Here at Apex Magazine cover art is a big deal. We scour the internet searching for artists from around the globe with amazing artwork that we just have to share with you. In 2016 we featured 12 amazing artists and now it up to you - the Apex Magazine readers - to...

Apex Magazine Story of the Year 2016

A new year is here and so many of us are happy to have a fresh start, but before we close the book on 2016 once and for all we need you - the Apex Magazine readers - to select your favorite story from the past year! Since 2012 we have opened up the polls and sent out...

Mini Interview with Maurice Broaddus

Over the weekend Apex associate editor McKenzie Johnston Winberry chatted with some authors while at World Fantasy Con. We will be releasing these mini interviews over the next several days. Today we have author and editor Maurice Broaddus. You can listen to Maurice's...

Apex Magazine Artist of the Year 2015

We'd only planned for our poll for the Apex Magazine Artist of the Year 2015 to be open for a week, but snow, and life, and time got away from us, leaving the polls open longer than that. Which is totally okay! That gave all of you more time to ponder the amazing...