Stephanie Jacob

Stephanie Jacob is an interviewer for Apex Magazine who resides in Eastern North Carolina. She graduated Chowan College with a degree in Commercial Art and Converse College with a degree in Studio Art. She worked for years in the publishing industry in pre-press, design and layout. In her spare time she reviews books and writes a seasonal column for a popular paranormal website.

Interview with Lavie Tidhar

Lavie Tidhar is a ubiquitous name in science fiction and fantasy circles. His short fiction has appeared dozens of times in professional publications such as Clarkesworld, Apex, and Datlow anthologies.

Interview with cover artist Scott Murphy

Mother Nature is a dramatic image. The muted palette and striking imagery convey such power. Traditionally we see Mother Nature as an ethereal, bountiful being, bursting with color. What prompted you to create her darker side, a side that is captivating and thought provoking and yet inspires more than a little fear?

Interview with Elizabeth Bear

Elizabeth Bear was the winner of the 2005 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, the 2008 Hugo Award for Best Short Story for “Tideline,” and the 2009 Hugo Award for Best Novelette for “Shoggoths in Bloom.” “The Leavings of the Wolf” marks Bear’s first appearance in Apex Magazine.