It's the first Tuesday of the month, so that means we have a new issue of Apex Magazine for you. Apex Magazine Issue 72 has original fiction by Sarah Pinsker, JY Yang, and David Bowles. The poetry is by AE Ash, Alexandra Seidel, Kelly Dalton, and SG Larner. Dan Koboldt talks about "Eye-Based Paternity Testing and Other Human Genetic Myths" in his nonfiction article. Andrea Johnson asks Sarah Pinsker about the challenges of writing both short fiction and music in our author interview, and Russell Dickerson and Beth Spencer discuss her thought process in choosing which photographic elements to manipulate and which to illustrate from scratch in the cover artist interview.

Exclusive to our eBook/subscriber edition, we have a reprint of "Toot Sweet Matricia" by Suzette Mayr and novel excerpts from The Buried Life by Carrie Patel and The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu.

All the original fiction, poetry, and nonfiction can be read for free on the Apex Magazine website.

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Remembery Day — Sarah Pinsker
Wildcat (from The Secret Diary of Donna Hooks) — David Bowles
A Sister's Weight in Stone — JY  Yang
Toot Sweet Matricia — Suzette Mayr (eBook/Subscriber exclusive)

Words from the Editor-in-Chief — Jason Sizemore
Interview with Sarah Pinsker — Andrea Johnson
Interview with Cover Artist Beth Spencer— Russell Dickerson
Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction — Charlotte Ashley
Eye-based Paternity Testing & Other Human Genetics Myths — Dan Koboldt

He Dreams of Salt and Sea — S.G. Larner
If I Only Had A... — Kelly Dalton
Sidereal — A.E. Ash
The Automaton to Her Engineer — Alexandra Seidel

The Buried Life — Carrie Patel
The Grace of Kings — Ken Liu