Sunday Roundup: Reader Polls, What Makes You Die, and the launch of the Early 50 Program

Posted by on Feb 24, 2013 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 0 comments

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It’s been another busy week here at the Apex offices. The winners of the 2012 Apex Magazine Short Story Reader Poll and the What Makes You Die poem contest were announced, and the 2012 Apex Magazine Cover Art of the Year Reader Poll was opened. We continue to celebrate Women in Horror month with fantastic articles by Elizabeth Massie, Russell Dickerson, and Jess Dimond. Also this week, the cover of What Makes You Die was revealed, we launched our Early 50 Program, the Apex blog was refactored, and the discussion of the stories from Dark Faith: Invocations continued here and on Goodreads. If you missed any of this, now is your chance to catch up.

Sunday, February 17th

2012 Apex Magazine Cover Art of the Year Readers Poll

by Jason Sizemore

Apex Magazine had 12 fantastic covers in 2012. Here’s your chance to vote for your favorite. The polls close March 1st.

Winners! 2012 Apex Magazine Short Story Reader Poll

by Jason Sizemore

The readers have spoken and the winners have been chosen! Congratulations to Alethea Kontis (“Blood from Stone”) and Katharine Duckett (“Sexagesimal”) for winning the 2012 Apex Magazine Short Story Reader Poll!

Monday, February 18th

Dark Faith: Invocations Devotional – LaShawn M. Wanak

by Lesley Conner

LaShawn M. Wanak talks about faith and her story “All This Pure Light Leaking In.”

Glitter & Mayhem anthology Kickstarter fully funded

by Jason Sizemore

Glitter & Mayhem was fully funded, raising nearly $16,000 on Kickstarter, and is now looking for some glamorous stories to round out its already amazing TOC.

Women in Horror: Misogyny and Schadenfreude: 400 Years of Treating Female Artists Badly

by Russell Dickerson

Art created by female artists has been dismissed and hidden for centuries. Russell Dickerson discusses this, giving wonderful examples.

Tuesday, February 19th

Cover Reveal: What Makes You Die by Tom Piccirilli

by Jason Sizemore

Here’s your first chance to check out the awesome cover design for What Makes You Die, scheduled to come out March 19th.

Announcing our Early 50 Program

by Jason Sizemore

Want to get Apex’s new releases signed by the authors before anyone else? Now you can. Check out our Early 50 Program to find out how.

Wednesday, February 20th

Women in Horror: Okay, but Who ARE We?

by Elizabeth Massie

Elizabeth discusses how there’s a preconceived notion of how female horror writers should behave.

Thursday, February 21st

Women in Horror: Four Frighteningly Talented Artists

by Jess Dimond

Jess shares four women whose creations bring her fear, and then horror, and then admiration for their wonderful, terrible skill.

Site News: Blog Changes and New Blog Contributers

by Jason Sizemore

The Apex Blog has been refactored with a fixed schedule and regular bloggers.

What Makes You Die poem winner

by Lesley Conner

Congratulations to Stace Johnson!



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