Poets and sages like to say that there is clarity in certain death. That a calm resignation settles over the nearly deceased, and they embrace the inevitability of the end of life with dignity and grace.Read More
Tag: Issue 23
This year, Apex Publications is celebrating the Nebula nominations of two short stories: “The Green Book” by Amal El-Mohtar, which appeared in Apex Magazine issue 18; and “Ghosts of New York” by Jennifer Pelland, which appeared in the anthology Dark Faith.Read More
The Eater knows things the rest of our tribe can never know.
On the village common, in the humidity and blazing sun, all the people of my tribe not occupied with sheltering or feeding us assemble to hear and repeat the day’s teaching–a new litany of words. Those present will teach those who are not, and our world will grow.Read More
The protagonist in “Ghosts of New York” jumps from the North Tower in an attempt to escape the flames. She is then forced to repeat those ten seconds over and over. “History only makes ghosts out of those who try to fly.” Why do you feel only the “jumpers” are forced to exist in a purgatorial state?Read More