It’s new Apex Magazine day!

Apex Magazine Issue 79 is here, with new fiction by Troy Tang, Nick Mamatas, Sam Fleming, and Jes Rausch. We have poetry by J.J. Hunter and Lara Ek. This issue also features the winners from our flash fiction contest, Apex’s Christmas Invasion: Melanie Rees, Gina L. Grandi, and Marlee Jane Ward. Our nonfiction this month is by Jennie Goloboy. We have interviews with Sam Fleming, Troy Tang, and our cover artist Irek Konior. Our reprint this month is by the amazing Laird Barron.

All of the content from Apex Magazine Issue 79 will be released over the course of the month on our website, with Sam Fleming’s “She Gave Her Heart, He Took Her Marrow” and Jason Sizemore’s editorial available now.

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Table of Contents
Fiction
Aishiteru Means I Love You — Troy Tang
She Gave Her Heart, He Took Her Marrow — Sam Fleming
The Phylactery — Nick Mamatas
Memory Tree — Jes Rausch
Nemesis — Laird Barron
A Letter to Santa — Melanie Rees (Christmas Invasion Flash Fiction Winner)
Christmas is Coming — Gina L. Grandi (Christmas Invasion Flash Fiction Winner)
Reconstituted — Marlee Jane Ward (Christmas Invasion Flash Fiction Winner)
 
Nonfiction
Shiny Books and Corinthians: Writing Historical Fiction without Cliches — Jennie Goloboy
Interview with Author Sam Fleming — Andrea Johnson
Interview with Artist Irek Konior — Russell Dickerson
 
Poetry
Grotesque — J.J. Hunter
Myrrh, and the Sun — Lara Ek
 
Editorial
Words from the Editor-in-Chief — Jason Sizemore