Apex Magazine welcomes back cover artist Marcela Bolívar, whose beautiful art was last seen on our August 2016 issue. With a unique style and gorgeous techniques, Bolívar’s work enchants viewers with deeper questions about fantasy and darkness.
Robert Sawyer’s newest novel Quantum Night is an intense page turner in which a quantum physicist and an experimental psychologist team up to do the impossible. Mr. Sawyer recently spoke by phone with Andrea Johnson about the genesis of this exciting new novel.
In the flickering amber torchlight, the mummy’s skin was burnished sienna where Jackson peeled the rotting bandages off. When Jackson pressed fore and middle fingers to the slender collarbones, the skin crinkled like tissue beneath the warmth and weight of a living body. Color bloomed through the skin and Jackson watched as one might witness a comet streaking across an otherwise dark sky; the transformation in the body was sudden and startling.
One of the things that I do each month at Apex Magazine is find cover art. It’s a task I picked up after stepping into the role of managing editor, and one that I that I absolutely adore. I could browse artwork for hours and...