Awards and Nominations

Hugo Award

  • Best Semiprozine Nominee (2013) — Apex Magazine edited by Lynne M. Thomas, Michael Damian Thomas, and Jason Sizemore
  • Best Semiprozine Nominee (2012) — Apex Magazine edited by Catherynne M. Valente, Lynne M. Thomas, and Jason Sizemore

Nebula Award

  • Short Fiction Nominee — “Ghosts of New York” by Jennifer Pelland (Dark Faith)
  • Short Fiction Nominee — “The Green Book” by Amal El-Mohtar (Apex Magazine, issue 18)
  • Short Fiction Nominee — “I Remember the Future” by Michael A. Burstein (I Remember the Future)

Aurealis Award

  • Short Fiction Nominee — “Lollo” by Martin Livings (Close Encounters of the Urban Kind)
  • Short Fiction Winner — “Clockwork, Patchwork and Ravens” by Peter M. Ball (The Book of Apex: Volume 1 of Apex Magazine)
  • Short Fiction Nominee–”To Dream of Stars: An Astronomer’s Lament” by Peter M. Ball (The Book of Apex: Volume 2 of Apex Magazine)

Stoker Award

  • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction Winner — “Magdala Amygdala” by Lucy A. Snyder (Dark Faith: Invocations)
  • Superior Achievement in Nonfiction Nominee — Starve Better by Nick Mamatas
  • Superior Achievement in Nonfiction Winner — To Each Their Darknes by Gary A. Braunbeck
  • Superior Achievement in an Anthology Nominee — Dark Faith edited by Maurice Broaddus and Jerry Gordon
  • Superior Achievement in a Collection Winner — Taste of Tenderloin by Gene O’Neill
  • Superior Achievement in a Collection Nominee — Mama’s Boy and Other Dark Tales by Fran Friel
  • Superior Achievement in an Anthology Nominee — Aegri Somnia edited by Jason Sizemore and Gill Ainsworth

Million Writers Award

  • Third Place — “The Green Book” by Amal El-Mohtar (Apex Magazine issue 18)

Black Quill Award

  • Best Related Work Nominee — To Each Their Darkness by Gary A. Braunbeck
  • Best Anthology Nominee — Dark Faith by Maurice Broaddus and Jerry Gordon
  • Best Collection Nominee — Mama’s Boy and Other Dark Tales by Fran Friel

WSFA Small Press Award

  • Award Finalist — “The Day of Flaming Motorcycles” by Catherynne M. Valente (Dark Faith)
  • Award Finalist — “Queen of Stars” by Bryn Sparks (Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest)

The Carl Brandon Society Parallax Award

  • Award Finalist — “Trees of Bone” by Daliso Chaponda (Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest)

Rhysling Award

  • 3rd Place Short Form Poem — “Dogstar Men” by C.S.E. Cooney (Apex Magazine)
  • Nominee Long Form Poem — “Anything So Utterly Destroyed” by Elizabeth McClellan (Apex Magazine)
  • Nominee — “The Witch’s Heart” by Nicole Korhner-Stace (Apex Magazine)
  • Nominee Short Form Poem — “Lion Heart” by Tim Pratt (Apex Magazine)
  • Nominee Long Form Poem — “The King of Cats, the Queen of Wolves” by Mike Allen, Sonya Taaffe, and Nicole Kornher-Stace (Apex Magazine)
  • Nominee — “Down Cycles” by Elizabeth McClellan (Apex Magazine)
  • Nominee Long Form Poem — “The Walking Man Goes Looking for the Sons of John: Six Cantos” by Elizabeth McClellan (Apex Magazine)

Dead Letters Award

  • Nominee for Best Zombie Anthology — The Zombie Feed, Vol. 1 by Jason Sizemore

Chesley Award

    • Carly B. Sorge — Apex Magazine Issue #28 cover art