Posts by Lesley Conner

The Apex Book of World SF 3 released!

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 0 comments

The Apex Book of World SF 3 edited by Lavie Tidhar is available now! These stories run the gamut from science fiction, to fantasy, to horror. Some are translations (from German, Chinese, French, Spanish, and Swedish), and some were written in English. The authors herein come from Asia and Europe, Africa and Latin America. Their stories are all wondrous and wonderful, and showcase the vitality and diversity that can be found in the field. They are a conversation, by voices that should by heard. And once again, editor Lavie Tidhar and Apex Publications are tremendously grateful for the opportunity to bring them to our readers. Buy The Apex Book of World SF 3 today! Tables...

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Apex Magazine Issue 62 Released!

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 0 comments

What better way to kick off the hot days of July than with a fantastic new issue of Apex Magazine! Issue 62 is here, ready to be loaded onto your eReader and hit poolside, where you can soak up some rays and amazing stories. This issue is jam-packed with 40,000 words of short fiction, articles, interviews, poetry, and excerpts. Our short fiction this month comes from Laura Davy, Victor Fernando R. Ocampo, and Gillian Conahan, with a reprint by Jon Singer, and featuring a novelette from The Apex Book of World SF 3 by Benjanun Sriduangkaew. Rachel Edidin discusses women and minorities in comics in “We Are Comics: A Visual Message for a Visual Medium.” Andrea...

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The Apex Book of World SF 3: Where in the World

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 0 comments

I’ve been talking with a lot people about The Apex Book of World SF 3 – reviewers, book bloggers, twitter folks – and the question I hear the most often is where are the authors from. Some ask out of curiosity, some out of concern that the mix of authors may lean too heavily toward US and UK authors. To satisfy both the curious and the concerned, today we’re introducing the 17 authors from the anthology. Thai author Benjanun Sriduangkaew exploded onto the speculative fiction scene in 2012. She kicks off The Apex Book of World SF 3 with “Courtship in the Country of Machine-Gods.” Chinese author Xia Jia began publishing in 2004 in a...

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Lavie Tidhar’s Introduction to The Apex Book of World SF 3

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 0 comments

The Apex Book of World SF 3 will be released on July 8th, and what better way for you to learn more about the anthology than through the words of the editor who selected the 16 stories within it. Preorder The Apex Book of World SF 3 and start reading the eBook today! Today we bring you Lavie Tidhar’s introduction from the anthology. Enjoy!   It seems, to use the old cliché, only yesterday—and yet so long ago!—that the first Apex Book of World SF anthology came out and, alongside it, the first post on the accompanying World SF Blog appeared. I am writing this introduction some time before the actual book comes out, as is always the case. The World SF Blog,...

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Preorder The Apex Book of World SF 3

Posted by on Jun 16, 2014 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 0 comments

The release of The Apex Book of World SF 3, edited by Lavie Tidhar, is right around the corner, with the third installment of Apex’s diverse series of short fiction from around the globe hitting the shelves on July 8th. This volume collects 16 stories from places such as Gambia, China, Malaysia, and Mexico, tapping into conversations within speculative fiction that are wondrous and vital. If July 8th seems too long to wait to get your own copy, then you’re in luck. We have two ways for you to preorder the print edition of The Apex Book of World SF 3 and get the eBook edition now so you can start reading right away. Preorder deal 1: Order the print edition of...

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