Issue 1341 min read

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

The Walking Mirror of the Soul by Renan Bernardo
The Healer by Jennifer Marie Brissett
The Words by Clelia Farris, translated by Rachel Cordasco
Observations of a Small Object in Decaying Orbit by Margaret Dunlap (12/6)
Butirub by Samit Basu (12/13)
Learning to Accept What’s to Come by Scott Edelman (12/20)

PODCAST FICTION

The Walking Mirror of the Soul (Renan Bernardo), Narrated by Diogo Ramos
Observations of a Small Object in Decaying Orbit (Margaret Dunlap), Narrated by TBA

CLASSIC FICTION

The Satellite Charmer by Mame Bougouma Diene

NONFICTION

The Line Between Science Fiction and Fantasy is Blurring, and I’m Into It by Joy Sanchez-Taylor (12/27)
How Can You Be by Jason Sanford

REVIEWS

Words for Thought by AC Wise

INTERVIEWS

Interview with Author Renan Bernardo by Marissa van Uden
Interview with Margaret Dunlap by Marissa van Uden (12/8)
Interview with Cover Artist Andrew McIntosh by Bradley Powers (12/15)