The cover of Apex Magazine Issue 125 featuring a woman hugging a man.

Apex Magazine Issue 125


Apex Magazine Issue 125

Strange. Beautiful. Shocking. Surreal.

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.

We publish every other month.

Issue 125 contains the following:

Editorial by Jason Sizemore
Words from the Honorary Editor by Jeffery Reynolds

COTTONMOUTH by Joelle Wellington
Next to Cleanliness by Rose Keating
Discontinuity by Jared Millet
Candyland by Maggie Slater
Gift for the Cutter Man by D. Thomas Minton
Wake Up, I Miss You by Rachel Swirsky

Deep Night by Tenea D. Johnson
The Ever-Dreaming Verdict of Plagues by Jason Sanford
The Rat by Yohanca Delgado

Interview with Author Joelle Wellington by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Author Rose Keating by Andrea Johnson
Interview with Cover Artist Marcela BolĂ­var by Russell Dickerson

Alone? Or, How a Survivalist Reality TV Show Defangs Publishing’s Narrow Definition of Agency by Maria Dong
Flesh Eggs by Ken MacGregor

Review of Grave Reservations by Cherie Priest
Review of Malefactor by Robert Repino
Words for Thought: Short Fiction Reviews by A.C. Wise


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