Posts made in January, 2013

Interview: Seanan McGuire, author of the InCryptid series

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 3 comments

With the announcement of Glitter and Mayhem, Apex Publications ventured into the world of Kickstarter. The anthology is the brainchild of editors Lynne M. Thomas, Michael Damian Thomas, and John Klima, encompassing a literary world of Roller Derby, nightclubs, glam aliens, (literal) party monsters, drugs, sex, glitter, and debauchery. If the goal of $15,000 is met by February 16th, the anthology will feature a standalone novella by New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire set in her InCryptid universe. We had the chance to ask Seanan a couple of questions about her novella “Bad Dream Girl”, Glitter and Mayhem, and roller derby. Back Glitter and Mayhem on...

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2012 Apex Magazine Story of the Year Readers Poll

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 17 comments

In 2012, Apex Magazine published 27 outstanding original short stories of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. We would like our readers to select their favorites. The author with the story that receives the most votes will receive a nice frame certificate signed by a grateful editor (Lynne M. Thomas) and grateful publisher (Jason Sizemore) and a free Apex T-shirt. Naturally, the accompanying fame and glory will be something to behold. Please vote for your top three story choices. The poll runs from January 30th through February 15th. I look forward to seeing the final results! [poll...

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Dark Faith: Invocations Devotional – Tim Pratt

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 0 comments

TIM PRATT‘s stories have appeared in The Best American Short Stories, The Year’s Best Fantasy, The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, and other nice places. He has won the Hugo Award for his short fiction, and he’s been a finalist for World Fantasy, Sturgeon, Stoker, Mythopoeic, and Nebula Awards. He lives in Berkeley CA with his wife, writer Heather Shaw, and their son. Tim is the author of “Wishflowers.”  Buy Dark Faith: Invocations from one of our retailers. Who are you? A reader, a father, a writer, a husband, a drinker of many beers. I imagine the writer part is of most interest. My short fiction has won a Hugo Award and been nominated for World...

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Glitter & Mayhem Update #2

Posted by on Jan 29, 2013 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 1 comment

In case you missed it elsewhere: Glitter & Mayhem: The Speculative Nightclub Anthology is looking for a few glamorous stories. As you know, we’ve got fabulous work from amazing writers like Alan DeNiro, Amal El-Mohtar, Daryl Gregory, Damien Walters Grintalis, Maria Dahvana Headley, Kat Howard, Seanan McGuire, Jennifer Pelland, Tim Pratt, Cat Rambo, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Diana Rowland, Sofia Samatar, David J. Schwartz, and William Shunn. But what about you? You’re glamorous, right? We bet you have a dazzling idea for a story, don’t you? You probably even know the prompt by heart: Roller Derby, nightclubs, glam aliens, (literal) party monsters, drugs, sex, glitter,...

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Dark Faith: Invocations Devotional – Jennifer Pelland

Posted by on Jan 25, 2013 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 0 comments

JENNIFER PELLAND lives outside Boston with an Andy, three cats, and an impractical amount of books. She’s twice been nominated for the short story Nebula, and her novel Machine was published by Apex at the beginning of 2012. We also published her short story collection Unwelcome Bodies in 2008. Because spare time is for the weak, she’s also a performing belly dancer, an occasional voice actress, and a full-time wage slave. www.jenniferpelland.com Jennifer is the author of “Sacrifice.” Buy Dark Faith: Invocations from one of our retailers. Who are you? I’m a belly dancer who sometimes writes. It used to be the other way around, but belly dance has...

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