Issue 133

Apex Magazine is a digital dark science fiction and fantasy genre zine that features award-winning short fiction, essays, and interviews. Established in 2009, our fiction has won several Hugo and Nebula Awards.

EDITORIAL

Musings from Maryland by Lesley Conner

ORIGINAL SHORT FICTION

On the Sunlit Side of Venus by Benjamin Parzybok
The Day When the Last War is Over by Sergey Gerasimov
The Skinless Man Counts to Five by Paul Jessup
Nothing that Bleeds by Leah Ning
Kings and Popes and Saints by Jon Hansen
Ten Steps for Effective Mold Removal by Derrick Boden

PODCAST FICTION
On the Sunlit Side of Venus (Benjamin Parzybok) narrated by Doug Nesbit
Nothing that Bleeds (Leah Ning) narrated by Erika Sanderson

CLASSIC FICTION
Brief Life Story of Lila by Danny Cherry, Jr.
Something New for the Silent by Zig Zag Claybourne

HOLIDAY HORRORS TOP 3
Stringy by Carlie St. George (10/20)
Triangle Eyes by Chris Clemens
Feast or Famine Rulebook by Anna Madden

NONFICTION
Come On, Younglings, We’re Not Totally Screwed by Brandon Crilly
Getting Unstuck by Martha Wells

REVIEWS
Words for Thought: Short Fiction Review by AC Wise

INTERVIEWS
Interview with Author Sergey Gerasimov by Marissa van Uden
Interview with Author Derrick Boden by Marissa van Uden
Interview with Artists Angelica Alzona, Alyssa Winans, and Pamela Zhang by Bradley Powers