Awards and Nominations

Hugo Award
  • Best Semiprozine Nominee (2014) -- Apex Magazine edited by Lynne M. Thomas, Michael Damian Thomas, and Jason Sizemore
  • Best Short Story Nominee (2014) -- "If You Were a Dinosaur My Love" by Rachel Swirsky (Apex Magazine, issue 43)
  • 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 Winner -- "Jackalope Wives" by Ursula Vernon (Apex Magazine, issue 56)
  • Short Fiction Winner -- "If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love" by Rachel Swirsky (Apex Magazine, issue 43)
  • 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)

World Fantasy Award

  • Short Fiction Nominee -- "Jackalope Wives" by Ursula Vernon (Apex Magazine, issue 56)
  • Short Fiction Nominee -- "If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love" by Rachel Swirsky (Apex Magazine, issue 43)

Shirley Jackson Awards

  • Nomination (Best Short Fiction): Chikodili Emelumadu • “Candy Girl” • Apex Magazine 66

Aurealis Award

  • Best Young Adult Short Fiction Nominee -- "Falling Leaves" by Liz Argall (Apex Magazine issue 60)
  • 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)
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 Darkness 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
  • Winner -- "Jackalope Wives" by Ursula Vernon (Apex Magazine, issue 56)
  • 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)

Cóyotl Award

  • Nomination (Best Short Story): Ursula Vernon • “Jackalope Wives” • Apex Magazine 56

Rhysling Award

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
Best Horror of the Year -- Ellen Datlow
  • Reprinted -- Magdala Amygdala -- Lucy A. Snyder (Dark Faith: Invocations)
  • Honorable Mention -- Rattenkőnig -- Douglas F. Warrick (Plow the Bones)
  • Honorable Mention -- Abomination Rises on Filthy Wings -- Rachel Swirsky (Apex Magazine, July 2013)
  • Honorable Mention -- A Strange Form of Life -- Laird Barron (Dark Faith: Invocations)
  • Honorable Mention -- Waiting for Beauty -- Marie Brennan (Apex Magazine, August 2012)
  • Honorable Mention -- The Birth of Pegasus -- K. Tempest Bradford (Dark Faith: Invocations)
  • Honorable Mention -- Fin de Siècle -- Gemma Files (Dark Faith: Invocations)
  • Honorable Mention -- The Angel Seems -- Jeffrey Ford (Dark Faith: Invocations)
  • Honorable Mention -- The Big Blue Peacock -- Nick Mamatas (Dark Faith: Invocations)
  • Honorable Mention -- Decomposition -- Rachel Swirsky (Apex Magazine, May 2012)
  • Honorable Mention -- Kill the Buddha -- Elizabeth Twist (Dark Faith: Invocations)
  • Honorable Mention -- My Body, Her Canvas -- A.C. Wise (Apex Magazine, February 2012)
  • Honorable Mention -- Cue: Change -- Chesya Burke (Let's Play White)
  • Honorable Mention -- What She Saw When They Flew Away -- Chesya Burke (Let's Play White)
  • Honorable Mention -- For My Next Trick, I'll Need a Volunteer -- Gary A. Braunbeck (Dark Faith)
  • Honorable Mention -- Chimeras & Grotesquess -- Matt Cardin (Dark Faith)
  • Honorable Mention -- Little Gods -- Sara Genge (Dark Faith: Last Rites)
  • Honorable Mention -- The Last Words of Dutch Schultz Jesus Christ -- Nick Mamatas (Dark Faith: Last Rites)
  • Honorable Mention -- You Dream -- Ekaterina Sedia (Dark Faith)
  • Honorable Mention -- The Taste of Memories -- Nate Southard (Dark Faith: Last Rites)
  • Honorable Mention -- 50 Fatwas for the Virtuous Vampire -- Pamela K. Taylor (Apex Magazine, November 2010)
  • Honorable Mention -- The Puma -- Theodore Goss (Apex Magazine, March 2009)
  • Honorable Mention -- Waiting for Jakie -- Barbara Krasnoff (Apex Magazine, April 2009)
  • Honorable Mention -- Cai and Her Ten-Thousand Husbands -- Gord Sellar (Apex Magazine, February 2009)
  • Honorable Mention -- Cinderers -- Nir Yaniv (The Apex Book of World SF)
  • Honorable Mention -- Post Apocalypse -- James Walton Langolf (Apex Magazine, January 2008)
  • Honorable Mention -- In the Seams -- Andrew C. Porter (Apex Magazine, July 2008)
  • Honorable Mention -- Blakenjel -- Lavie Tidhar (Apex Magazine, October 2008)
  • Honorable Mention -- Covenant -- Lavie Tidhar (Apex Digest #12)
  • Honorable Mention -- A Splash of Color -- Todd Vandemark (Apex Magazine, November 2008)

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