For Immediate Release 9/12/22
Lexington, KY: Apex Publications is happy to announce Will Sobel as the company’s new Business Developer. Sobel will work in tandem with owner Jason Sizemore to explore new business plans, sales avenues, and other operational tasks. Sobel joins the growing crew of Apex including co-editor-in-chief Lesley Conner, associate editors Rebecca E. Treasure and Marissa van Uden, and special editors Maurice Broaddus and ZZ Claybourne.
Sizemore says of the new talent, “I'm excited about the business knowledge and expertise Will brings to the team from his years in sales and marketing in the tabletop industry. He will be a vital resource as we look for ways to expand Apex Publications.”
Sobel says, “Everyone at Apex is kind and welcoming, and the energy Jason has for growing the company is tremendous. It’s a dream to work with kind-hearted people like this, and to be part of the Apex family.”
Apex Publications is an industry leader in the science fiction and fantasy literary world and is headed by Jason Sizemore. It is the parent company of Apex Magazine with co-editor-in-chief Lesley Conner. Marissa van Uden, Rebecca Schibler, ZZ Claybourne, and Maurice Broaddus who work as additional editors for the bi-monthly publication. It is also the parent company of Apex Book Company, publisher of Pimp My Airship, Plague Birds, and more.
Will Sobel is a game designer and writer. You can find games with his name on shelves around America including Betrayal at House on the Hill 3rd Edition from Avalon Hill and Astro Knights from Indie Boards & Cards. His experience with sales and marketing come from years as a buyer in distribution, manager of a local game store in his hometown, marketing for Upper Deck Entertainment, sales and marketing for Green Ronin Publishing, and more.
APEX PUBLICATIONS (www.apexbookcompany.com) is a small press dedicated to publishing exemplary works of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Owned and operated by Jason Sizemore, Apex publishes the thrice Hugo Award-nominated Apex Magazine. The Apex catalog contains books by genre luminaries such as Maurice Broaddus, Lavie Tidhar, and E. Catherine Tobler.